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Post by BFB » Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:57 am

The primary election date may be over a year away but I like Mayor Cory Booker's chances better than Congressman Frank Pallone's or anyone elses at the present.Newark Mayor Cory Booker has a 43-point lead over his closest competitor in a 2014 Democratic primary for New Jersey’s Senate seat, a new poll shows.Half of all Democratic voters in New Jersey said they would back Booker in a primary, compared to just seven percent for Rep. Frank Pallone and four percent for Rep. Rush Holt. About a third of Democratic primary voters are undecided, according to the Fairleigh Dickinson University poll.[/break1]politico.com/story/2013/03/poll-bookers-runaway-lead-88806.html?hp=r4]http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/p ... html?hp=r4Booker's got statewide name recognition; Pallone and Holt have it in just a few counties.



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Post by A Legal Lohengrin » Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:47 pm

The primary election date may be over a year away but I like Mayor Cory Booker's chances better than Congressman Frank Pallone's or anyone elses at the present.Newark Mayor Cory Booker has a 43-point lead over his closest competitor in a 2014 Democratic primary for New Jersey’s Senate seat, a new poll shows.Half of all Democratic voters in New Jersey said they would back Booker in a primary, compared to just seven percent for Rep. Frank Pallone and four percent for Rep. Rush Holt. About a third of Democratic primary voters are undecided, according to the Fairleigh Dickinson University poll.[/break1]politico.com/story/2013/03/poll-bookers-runaway-lead-88806.html?hp=r4]http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/p ... html?hp=r4I would be comfortable with any of these three candidates, but I'd vote for Booker in the primary.



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Post by mimi » Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:12 pm

Steven Spielberg, Bruce Willis To Headline Fundraiser For Cory Booker


[/break1]talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/steven-spielberg-bruce-willis-to-headline-fundraiser-for]http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/e ... raiser-for





not about his campaign, but you know it is.


Cory Booker To Campaign Tuesday With New Jersey Gubernatorial Candidate


Mayor Cory Booker will headline a campaign appearance in support of New Jersey's Democratic candidate for governor, state Senator Barbara Buono, hosting a "Listening Tour" Tuesday afternoon in downtown Newark, according to a source with knowledge of the event.[/break1]buzzfeed.com/rubycramer/cory-booker-to-campaign-tuesday-with-new-jersey-gubernatoria]http://www.buzzfeed.com/rubycramer/cory ... bernatoria








And he did a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything).





[/break1]com/2013/03/18/cory-booker-reddit/]http://mashable.com/2013/03/18/cory-booker-reddit/





[/break1]hlntv.com/article/2013/03/18/cory-booker-reddit-i-ama]http://www.hlntv.com/article/2013/03/18 ... ddit-i-ama



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Post by Joseph Robidoux III » Sun Apr 07, 2013 12:07 am

Sen Lautenberg's health is becoming a concern; he has been absent many of the days the Senate has been in session.“I regret that I will not be returning to Washington next week as I continue treatment for, and recuperate from, muscle weakness and fatigue. My physician continues to advise me to work from home and not travel at this time,” Lautenberg said in a statement issued by his office.If Lautenberg were to give up his seat, under New Jersey law, Gov. Chris Christie (R) would have the power to name an interim replacement — most likely a fellow Republican — before a special election would be held to fill out the remainder of Lautenberg’s term, which expires January 2015. But the timing of any potential Lautenberg retirement is critical.If Lautenberg were to give up his seat before late August, a special election would be held in November, giving the new GOP senator only a few months before Democrats would have a strong chance of winning back the seat.However, if Lautenberg were to retire after that date, then any GOP replacement senator appointed by Christie would have until Nov. 2014 before facing reelection, potentially giving that person time to establish a strong track record as an incumbent senator.[/break1]politico.com/story/2013/04/frank-lautenberg-hill-return-unclear-89690.html?hp=l1]http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/f ... html?hp=l1



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Post by IncubusOrSuccubus » Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:01 pm

He should take Mr. Ratzinger as a very good example.



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Post by Joseph Robidoux III » Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:23 pm

If Sen Lautenberg were to resign his Senate seat, no one should expect Gov Christie to follow the lead of Massachusetts Gov Deval Patrick. Christie won't select someone who has no intention of running for the seat in the special election, and if she/he won, running again for a full term in 2014.The new US Senator from New Jersey would likely be either Lt Gov Kim Guadagno or NJ State Sen Joe Kyrillos.



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Post by BFB » Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:26 pm

The new US Senator from New Jersey would likely be either Lt Gov Kim Guadagno or NJ State Sen Joe Kyrillos.Either one of whom would probably ensure a victory for Dems in an election.



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Post by A Legal Lohengrin » Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:38 pm

The new US Senator from New Jersey would likely be either Lt Gov Kim Guadagno or NJ State Sen Joe Kyrillos.Either one of whom would probably ensure a victory for Dems in an election.Agreed.



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Post by Joseph Robidoux III » Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:44 pm

The new US Senator from New Jersey would likely be either Lt Gov Kim Guadagno or NJ State Sen Joe Kyrillos.Either one of whom would probably ensure a victory for Dems in an election.Agreed.Either one of whom would probably add to Republican obstructionism until the special election results were certified by the state and sent to the Senate.



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Post by BFB » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:03 pm

Got this in an email today from the woman who's primary-ing Joe Kyrillos:"Joe Kyrillos has not had to face questions from Republican voters because there has not been an alternative voice. Like a growing number of voters in District 13, I have seen an ideological shift by my opponent during the 26 years he has been in office. His stance against protecting the life of the unborn, limiting the freedoms of law-abiding citizens by decreasing their access to fire arms, and saying those who have worked hard for their own money need to fund more government no longer puts him in touch with the voters of this district. As such, I've invited Mr. Kyrillos to a series of debates. We can both answer questions in front of the voters on the constitution, the law, tax policy, and what we define as Liberty and Prosperity. This is a chance for the voters to learn where we stand on the issues and understand how we will govern.""I believe the voters in District 13 want to discuss the issues. I invite Joe Kyrillos to join me to debate the issues. From my years of studying the constitution, reading the Federalist and Anti-Federalist papers, and a personal study of how our laws have been shaped by our Founding Fathers - I am confident the Senator and I can have a healthy discussion to help the voters best decide who should represent them and write laws that protect them."The Bellew Campaign welcomes three debates. 1: The Constitution and Law, 2: Tax Policy and its history over the last thirty years in New Jersey, and 3: The Rights of Citizens to protect themselves in their own home - easing restrictions on gun ownership.You see where this is going, right?Interesting how they're Tea Party, but they're not calling themselves Tea Party. They came up with some Conservative republican thingy.



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Post by A Legal Lohengrin » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:07 pm

Either one of whom would probably add to Republican obstructionism until the special election results were certified by the state and sent to the Senate.When even "Democrats" are joining the pugs in their obstructionist efforts, I'm not sure the difference would be anything more than cumulative. It seems likely we'll have to deal with some pug or another in this seat for at least some period of time.



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Post by BFB » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:13 pm

When even "Democrats" are joining the pugs in their obstructionist efforts, I'm not sure the difference would be anything more than cumulative. It seems likely we'll have to deal with some pug or another in this seat for at least some period of time.In that district, for sure.



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Post by Joseph Robidoux III » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:38 pm

Either one of whom would probably add to Republican obstructionism until the special election results were certified by the state and sent to the Senate.When even "Democrats" are joining the pugs in their obstructionist efforts, I'm not sure the difference would be anything more than cumulative. It seems likely we'll have to deal with some pug or another in this seat for at least some period of time.A US Senator Kim Guadagno or Joe Kyrillos would be more objectionable and participate in more obstructionism than any Democratic Senator you are referring to. Hopefully Gov Christie won't be appointing anyone to fill a Senate vacancy.FTR Sen Lautenberg was in the Senate yesterday and cast a yes vote for all 7 amendments that had a recorded vote [/break1]senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/vote_menu_113_1.htm](votes #97 through #103). He did not cast a vote during today's [/break1]senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=113&session=1&vote=00106]judicial confirmation vote (neither did 5 other Senators).



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Post by mimi » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:30 pm

There is a Republican running. He's wearing his clown shoes. He is Teabagger Steve Lonegan.





Republicans Aren't Even Trying To Win The New Jersey Senate Race


Josh Barro | Jun. 10, 2013, 11:26 AM | 939 | 4





In 2009, Lonegan ran for governor on a plan to scrap New Jersey's income tax code and replace it with a flat 2.9 percent tax on "every dollar earned." That would have meant big tax cuts at the top, paid for by tax increases on middle-income and poor families; at the time, you typically had to be making more than $150,000 a year to be paying an effective rate over 2.9 percent in New Jersey.





Lonegan got national press as mayor for his campaign demanding that CBS Outdoor take down a Spanish-language McDonald's billboard in his town. Lonegan wrote: “McDonald’s should realize that in promulgating bilingualism, they are empowering the left wing that sees bilingualism as one more arrow to the heart of our democracy.” He also introduced a resolution to make English the official language of Bogota.





And when Lonegan wanted to announce a proposal to end all state programs using race as a criterion for eligibility, he decided the best place to do it was on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Newark on Martin Luther King Day, reports the Newark Star-Ledger.more:


[/break1]businessinsider.com/republicans-give-up-on-new-jersey-senate-2013-6]http://www.businessinsider.com/republic ... ate-2013-6



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Post by Joseph Robidoux III » Thu Jul 03, 2014 9:52 pm

Not exactly the two pollsters I trust the most but then how accurate do you need to be to handicap this race?[/break1]photobucket.com/user/Joseph_Robidoux_III/media/Politics/2014%20Elections/2014%20US%20Senate/New%20Jersey/USSenateNJ2014-07-03_zpsed800b30.jpg.html]http://i1143.photobucket.com/albums/n63 ... 800b30.jpg[/break1]realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2014/senate/nj/new_jersey_senate_bell_vs_booker-5092.html]http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls ... -5092.html



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Post by mimi » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:17 am

For whatever reason, the teabagger Bell, who looks like he stands there yelling at people to 'get off my lawn', is polling better. [/break1]realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2014/senate/nj/new_jersey_senate_bell_vs_booker-5092.html]http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls ... -5092.html[/break1]nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/08/cory_booker_leads_opponent_jeff_bell_by_10_points_poll_finds.html]http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/20 ... finds.html[/break1]com/JeffBell2014]https://twitter.com/JeffBell2014pic from: [/break1]houstonchronicle.com/news/article/Poll-Republican-close-in-New-Jersey-Senate-race-5671925.php]http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/ar ... 671925.php



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Post by magdalen77 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:57 am

The dude still looks like he needs Ex-lax.



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Post by Sterngard Friegen » Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:13 am

Ooo. He could be a grumpy geezer.



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