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It’s Raining Political Money on Garden State, Almost All on Democrats

Colleen O'Dea | October 19, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018

Congressional campaigns are ‘awash in cash.’ Hugin Senate campaign is lone GOP big spender

Where Do MacArthur, Kim Stand on Issues that Matter to Voters in 3rd District?

Carly Sitrin | October 19, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
NJ Spotlight readers in 3rd Congressional District list their priorities. The big items: campaign finance, healthcare, taxation
Stakes High, Tempers Cool as Lance, Malinowski Face Off in CD-7 Debate
Mark J. Bonamo | October 18, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Battling for the middle of the road, Republican congressman and Democratic challenger raise the tension on healthcare, taxes, and gun control
The Women Leading NJ’s Suburban Resistance to Trump Policies
WNYC News | October 18, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Unprecedented grassroots activism in Garden State suburbs sprang out of opposition to the president and his policies. Now it’s focused on the midterm elections
Instant Replay: Catching Up with the Debate in Congressional District 7
NJ Spotlight | October 18, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
If you missed the debate between Malinowski and Lance — and the expert commentary from NJ Spotlight and NJTV — here's a chance to come up to speed
Commission to Investigate Administration’s Actions in Sexual-Assault Case
Colleen O'Dea | October 17, 2018 | Politics
Legislative group will also review government hiring practices, conduct of background checks, and how criminal justice system handles allegations of sex offenses
Lance-Malinowski Debate: Live Commentary Here Tonight
NJ Spotlight | October 17, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
NJ Spotlight joins with NJTV News to deliver live commentary on TV debate between the Republican and Democratic candidates in the 7th Congressional District
Governor Responds to Questions about Handling of Sexual-Assault Charge
John Reitmeyer | October 16, 2018 | Politics
Hours before leaving on an overseas economic mission, Murphy announces independent investigation into his administration’s hiring of a man accused of sexual assault
Anger in Trenton Over Way Alleged Sexual Assault Was Dealt With
NJTV News Online | October 16, 2018 | Politics
Growing sense of outrage over how Murphy administration handled sexual misconduct case. Republicans want full-scale investigation
Both Candidates in CD-5 Lean Right, But Republican Hews Closer to Trump
Hank Kalet | October 16, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Gottheimer claims he’s known for bipartisan approach, while McCann argues Dems can be part of problem rather than solution. Both candidates favor Trump’s wall
Governor, Dems Cautioned It’s Time to Repay African-American Support
Mark J. Bonamo | October 15, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Weeks before the critical midterm elections, community leaders tell Democrats — especially Gov. Phil Murphy — that they want action on important issues
Billed as a National ‘Litmus Test,’ Debate in CD-11 Stays Close to Home
Carly Sitrin | October 11, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Democrat Mikie Sherrill and Republican Jay Webber keep their composure while facing off on federal tax reform, healthcare, student debt, infrastructure — and more
In CD-2, Candidates Clash Over South Jersey's Place in Trump's America
Mark J. Bonamo | October 11, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Grossman, Van Drew take off the gloves in debate that goes from raucous to rancorous
Conservative Group Sues Over NJ Limit on When People Can Quit Labor Unions
Colleen O'Dea | October 4, 2018 | Politics
Michigan-based organization files suit on behalf of three union members from Lakewood, charges Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation to get around U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus ruling
NJ Legislature Unanimously Approves Tougher Sexual Harassment Policy
Carly Sitrin | September 28, 2018 | Politics
New policy specifies mandatory anti-harassment training for lawmakers, applies to staff, lobbyists, journalists — virtually all those doing business in State House
NJ Lawmakers Rally on Behalf of Judge Kavanaugh’s Accusers
NJTV News Online | September 25, 2018 | Politics
State senators protest possible advancement of Supreme Court nominee as New Jersey legislators review their own sexual-harassment policies
Democratic Convention: Firing Up the Faithful for Midterm Elections
NJTV News Online | September 24, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
With their sights set on flipping Republican congressional seats in November, New Jersey Democrats get animated
Murphy Rows in With Continuing State Oversight of Atlantic City
John Reitmeyer | September 21, 2018 | Politics
Takeover won’t end any time soon, as new report points to ongoing ‘fiscal, operational, economic and social challenges’
Murphy Calls for Bergen County Sheriff to Go, After Racist Remarks Caught on Tape
WNYC News | September 21, 2018 | Politics
WNYC obtained a secret recording of Sheriff Michael Saudino speaking offensively about black people and Attorney General Gurbir Grewal
Menendez Accuses His GOP Challenger of Running ‘Deceptive Campaign’
NJTV News Online | September 20, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
New Jersey’s senior senator says this election contest is more negative than he expected
Elections 2018 — An Interactive Guide to New Jersey's Critical Contests
NJ Spotlight | September 18, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Stay ahead of the issues and on top of the news, from district profiles and local polling places to in-depth analysis and campaign finances
Watch Out, New Jersey Voters, Mail-In Ballot Rules Have Changed
WNYC News | September 13, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Residents who voted by mail in 2016 have been automatically registered to cast their ballots by mail in 2018
There’s Money for Upgrading NJ Election Security but Little for Vital Paper Trail
Colleen O'Dea | September 12, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Despite expert opinion that, without paper ballots, New Jersey’s election system is far from secure, state allots negligible amount to remedy that weakness
MacArthur Accuses Democratic Challenger of Puffing Up Résumé
NJTV News | September 12, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Republican congressman swings hard at Andy Kim, his Democratic opponent in 3rd Congressional District, calls him ‘a fraud’
Would Newark Airport Pay Increase Give Murphy His Minimum-Wage Victory?
John Reitmeyer | September 6, 2018 | Politics
The governor campaigned on a promise to boost the minimum wage. If the Port Authority votes to raise salaries of airport workers, has Murphy made good on his pledge?
Biden Stumps for Sherrill, Blasts Trump Administration, at Campaign Rally
NJTV News Online | September 6, 2018 | Politics
Gov. Murphy calls for leaders who talk to their constituents, rather than tweet
NJ Dems Warn Trump Supreme Court Nominee Threat to Gun Safety
NJTV News Online | September 5, 2018 | Politics
Sen. Bob Menendez and Bill Castner — Murphy’s gun-control czar — argue that if appointed Judge Kavanaugh could undermine state’s tough stand on gun violence
Candidates Continue to Turn Up the Heat in NJ’s Hottest Campaigns
Colleen O'Dea | September 4, 2018 | Politics
An unexpectedly narrow margin in the state’s Senate race, and plenty of outside money buying TV spots and looking to flip red districts, are keeping some New Jersey’s contests on the boil
State GOP Leader Not Worried About Key Congressional Races
NJTV News | August 17, 2018 | Politics
While New Jersey Democrats think they can flip five critical seats in November election, GOP party chairman disputes the possibility
Gearing Up for the Future: New Jersey Gets its First Innovation Chief
Carly Sitrin | August 16, 2018 | Budget, Politics
Veteran of Obama administration, tech and academic worlds, is given job of harnessing tech to update government in New Jersey
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