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Bucco seriously considering House bid

Assemblyman Anthony Bucco (R-Boonton) says he is giving careful consideration to a run for the Republican nomination for Congress in the 11th district, and that his final decision will come "sooner rather than later." Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen announced last week that he would retire after 24 years in the House, setting up a scramble for party and financial support in a fairly short window of time.   Sources say that Bucco,
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Anti-Hugin protesters back at Celgene

As Celgene employees go home for the night, they'll see a large group of protesters bashing former CEO and likely U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin. This is the second time a group of activists stood outside the pharmaceutical giant's corporate headquarters in Summit taking aim at Hugin, Donald Trump, and the sometimes unpopular drug industry.  The protesters are handing out fliers detailing Hugin's contributions to Trump, former Gov. Chris Christie
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Webber Finance Committee includes Ferguson, other veteran fundraisers

Congressional candidate Jay Webber has announced the first members of his campaign finance committee, including former Rep. Michael Ferguson and Vincent Tufariello, a member of Chris Christie's national finance team during the 2016 presidential campaign. Webber, a five-term Assemblyman, will also have Thomas Healey, Sean Flanagan, Sean Griffith, John Tierney, Lisa LoBiondo, Michael Helmer and Steven Loeb helping him raise money in his bid for the 11th district seat being
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The Life and Times of Paul DiGaetano

There was a time back about a generation ago when Paul DiGaetano was a bright, rising star in New Jersey Republican politics.  He he was one of the most powerful politicians in the state.  Some Republicans openly fawned over the idea of a young, blue-collar, Catholic, Italian-American Republican running for statewide office.  He was likeable, popular, and incredibly ambitious. Jump ahead thirty years, and sadly for him, the only thing