GOP mayor endorses Malinowski

Democratic congressional candidate Tom Malinowski has won the endorsement of a Republican mayor, Michelle Garay of Alexandria, from Rep. Leonard Lance’s home county, Hunterdon. “We need a Congress that works for New Jersey and represents our values,” said Garay. “Congress under its current leadership is not exercising checks and balances, and is intentionally hurting our state. We won’t change that by sending the same Congressman back to Washington to vote

Webber accuses Sherrill of lying in new ad

Assemblyman Jay Webber’s campaign on Tuesday accused Mikie Sherrill of lying in a campaign ad her campaign released the same day that attacked Webber’s record on women’s issues. “Mikie Sherrill is unhinged - showing her progressive-left, true self. Her attacks are filled with lies and distortions, straight out of the DC Democrat playbook,” said campaign spokesperson Ronica Cleary. “These attacks come as no surprise; making things up and trying to

Webber slaps Sherrill on no 2013 vote

Mikie Sherrill took to Twitter to celebrate the 98th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment that gave women the right to vote. “Voting is the bedrock of our democracy, and we need to make it easier, not harder, for Americans to cast a ballot,” Sherrill said. That gave Sherrill’s opponent in the 11th district congressional race, Jay Webber, the opening to criticize Sherrill’s own absences from the voting

Hugin says Senate should investigate Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations

U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin said senators should investigate sexual assault allegations leveled against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by aChristine Blasey Ford, a professor at Palo Alto University in California. "An allegation this serious in nature should be fully investigated," Hugin said on Twitter. "I am hopeful that Senators in both parties will ensure that happens immediately." Hugin has thus far avoided clearly weighing in on Kavanaugh's nomination,

Sires looks to build West New York landslide for Menendez

To paraphrase the late Everett McKinley Dirksen, a couple of thousand votes here and few thousand there, and suddenly you’re talking about some real numbers. The big deal about Albio Sires opening a campaign headquarters in his hometown of West New York is that he’s trying to build up a huge plurality for his friend Bob Menendez. West New York has about 22,000 voters and Democrats have a 5-1 voter