Surrogates for U.S. Senate candidates duke it out

Surrogates for two candidates for U.S. Senate today exchanged barbs regarding the treatment of women by Democrat Bob Menendez and his Republican opponent, Bob Hugin, Last week, five Democratic Senators held a press conference to criticize Hugin for fighting the admission of women and gays into an exclusive private Princeton University eating club as a student in the 1970’s and as an alumni in the 1990’s.  The New Jersey Republican

NJ GOP targets candidates using liberal leaders

New Jersey Republicans are attacking the state’s Democratic House candidates’ over their ties to nationally-known liberals. "Candidates like Mikie Sherrill and D.C. insiders Andy Kim and Tom Malinowski campaign as moderate Democrats, but the reality is they draw influence, seek support and are beholden to the radical, left-wing Democrat caucus, led by Elizabeth Warren,” N.J. GOP chair Doug Steinhardt said. “New Jersey needs Congressional representatives that will keep our communities

The Week Grewal was called ‘Turban Man’

  Winner Losers GURBIR GREWAL BOB HUGIN The Attorney General demonstrates excellence in his handling of a xenophobic slur by two now-suspended radio hosts at NJ 101.5. The GOP U.S. Senate candidate is getting beaten up for blocking women and gays from joining an exclusive Princeton University eating club. ANNE PATTERSON STEVE FULOP The Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court wins an easy confirmation for reappointment -- and

Verrelli wins LD15 seat

Mercer County Freeholder Anthony Verrelli was elected to fill the Assembly seat left vacant when Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora was sworn into his current post, winning in the runoff by five votes. “I feel good,” Verrelli said shortly after his victory. “It's a different result than the first time. there were a lot of qualified candidates that came before the committee tonight. It was a fair, transparent process like the

‘Turban Man’ hosts suspended for 10 days

Two New Jersey 101.5 daytime commentators will be suspended for 10 days after they repeatedly referred to State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal as "Turban Man" during a segment on the state halting marijuana prosecutions. “We offer our sincerest apologies to Attorney General Gurbir Grewal as well as the Sikh and East Asian communities for a series of insensitive comments we made on our show," Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco said in

Brown: Testa a ‘wonderful choice’ for LD1

State Sen. Chris Brown said Cumberland County Republican Chairman Michael Testa would be a great pick to fill State Sen. Jeff Van Drew’s seat if the latter beats out Seth Grossman for retiring Rep. Frank LoBiondo’s House seat. “There’s a deep bench in the 1st district who would represent families very well,” Brown said. “The name I’ve heard thus far is Michael Testa, who I believe would be a wonderful choice”