Grewal, with profile rising, may have future in politics

Six months ago, few outside of Bergen County would recognize the name of Gurbir Grewal, and even some residents there were likely not familiar with the former county prosecutor. But now, Grewal, who has since become Gov. Phil Murphy’s attorney general, is drawing national headlines for his opposition to some of President Donald Trump’s policies. Most recently, he’s set his sights on the cap imposed on state and local tax

Menendez against Kavanaugh, Hugin undecided

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez on Monday vowed to vote against Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court. “I cannot support a nominee culled from the rightwing wish lists of the Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society,” Menendez said. “We need a Justice who will follow the rule of law not the rule of Trump, especially when the future of reproductive rights,

Cruz-Perez: Booker should run in 2020

State Sen. Nilsa Cruz-Perez (D-Camden) thinks U.S. Sen. Cory Booker should make a run at the presidency in 2020. “Absolutely, I love the guy,” Cruz-Perez said, referring to Booker. “I would support him 100%. I think very highly of him. I have a very good working relationship with him. I think he is an amazing person who understands the issues and is very sensitive to everybody in the nation, and

Poll: Booker 4th in New Hampshire primary poll

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker is running fourth in a poll testing potential Democratic candidates in the 2020 New Hampshire presidential primary -- a relatively good number considering the history of New Hampshire polls this far out. The Suffolk University poll released today has Sen. Elizabeth Warren leading with 26%, followed by former Vice President Joe Biden (20%), Sen. Bernie Sanders (12.5%), and Booker with 8%. The second tier includes: