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Cook Political Moves Three House GOP Seats to Toss Up

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 9:00am 8/16/2018 at 9:00am

The Cook Political Report has moved three House GOP seats to Toss Up from Lean Republican after new polling came out. Another race slipped a little, moving to Lean Republican from Likely Republican.

While it may not seem like a big deal, we know the Democrats want the House back and any...

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The ‘Blue Wave’ Hits a Few Bumps in California’s Jungle Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 9:00am 6/6/2018 at 9:00am
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June 5 was the most important primary night for 2018 with a handful of states hitting the polls. Most eyes stayed on California since the state has a crazy jungle primary, which means the top two candidates will land on the ballot even if they’re in the same party.

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New Jersey Governor Shocked He Can’t Tax Citizens to Death

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/2/2018 at 2:00pm
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One would think the Democratic legislature of New Jersey would be eager to pass a tax hike on millionaires now that the state has a Democratic governor. After all, they passed the hike five times during the tenure of Republican Chris Christie even though they knew he would veto it.

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Menendez Holds Four Point Lead Over Challenger in Latest Poll

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 25, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/25/2018 at 1:00pm
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Scandal-ridden Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) has taken a tumble in polls, which means his re-election isn’t such a sure thing.

Menendez only has a four point lead over his Republican challenger Bob Hugin, a former pharmaceutical executive.

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New Jersey Law Will Allow Students Without Legal Status to Apply for Financial Aid

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 8:00am 5/15/2018 at 8:00am

American citizens in New Jersey will now compete for higher education funding with non-citizens. It will cost the state nearly $5 million in its first year, or at least that’s their best guess. In truth, they have no clue how much it will cost.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Law That Banned Sports Gambling

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 14, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/14/2018 at 1:00pm

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PAPSA) that outlawed sports gambling in most states.

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New Jersey Has No Idea How Much Their New Law Granting Financial Aid to Illegal Immigrant Students Will Cost

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 11, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/11/2018 at 1:00pm

New Jersey just passed a law making college financial aid available to illegal immigrant students. The Garden State is the 10th to do so.

But how much is it gonna cost? No one knows.

From NJ.com:

The law makes unauthorized immigrants eligible for the same state-funded college financial aid programs available to other New...

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Senate Select Committee on Ethics Publicly ‘Severely’ Admonishes Dem Sen. Menendez, Ordered to Repay Gifts

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 6:00pm 4/26/2018 at 6:00pm
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Embattled New Jersey Sen. Menendez got his hand swatted Thursday by the Senate Ethics Committee.

Menendez has spent the last several years embroiled in a legal battle over allegations he took money and gifts from Democrat donor, Salmon Melgen.

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Surprise! NJ’s Democrat Governor Wants $1.6 Billion Tax Hikes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:00am 3/15/2018 at 7:00am
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) has proposed his first budget, and it’s loaded with new taxes and tax policy that is intended to raise approximately $1.6 billion in new tax revenue.

The tax increases are being met with mixed reactions from New Jersey Democrats; some favor the proposals, some don’t think...

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Brendan Tevlin’s Jihadist Killer Pleads Guilty

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 9:30pm 3/6/2018 at 9:30pm

You may not have heard of Brendan Tevlin. His murder has received precious little national media coverage.

In September 2014, we asked, Why is the Brendan Tevlin murder so underreported?

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New Jersey GOP Rep. Frelinghuysen Will Retire, Opens Swing District

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 29, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/29/2018 at 1:00pm
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The Democrats have another opportunity to take a seat in the House of Representatives since House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) has announced he will retire at the end of his term. He has represented New Jersey’s 11th district since 1995.

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Democrat governors planning lawsuit to block GOP’s tax overhaul

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/28/2018 at 4:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall the California legislature’s attempt to create a special government fund as a “charity” for taxpayer donations to mitigate the loss of state and local tax (SALT) deductions in the recently passed GOP tax plans.

The politicians must have realized the approach was full of fail, so now...

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Chris Christie: I’d Be President If Trump Hadn’t Run

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 8, 2018 at 9:10pm 1/8/2018 at 9:10pm

What can you say about soon-to-be-former governor of New Jersey Chris Christie?  At one time, it seemed his star was rising, that he was destined for the White House.  That is the historical moment to which Christie apparently clings.

Christie, who leaves office—and almost certainly any political future—on January 16th, believes that...

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New Jersey Now Only State With Laws Against Pumping Your Own Gas

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 4:30pm 1/6/2018 at 4:30pm

One of the very few things I miss about Massachusetts is the occasional full-service station where the attendant would pump your gas for you.  These were few and far between, but very handy when there’s a 20 degree windchill and your eyelids feel in danger of freezing shut every time you...

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Trump dumps $13 billion Obama-backed NY-NJ rail tunnel plan

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 1, 2018 at 2:30pm 1/1/2018 at 2:30pm
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Many of us will look back on 2017 with some regrets. However, few will have as many as blue state Democratic politicos who decided to embrace the #Resistance instead of acting as true representatives of their states’ citizens. Rather than negotiate or compromise with either President Trump or the Republicans, they...

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Sen. Menendez Jury Deadlocked, Judge Declares Mistrial

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 1:15pm 11/16/2017 at 1:15pm
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Judge William Walls has officially declared a mistrial in Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial after the jury came back deadlocked again.

The jury came back deadlocked on Monday and the judge sent them home early and told them to try again. They did, but could not reach a decision on...

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Jury to decide Democrat Sen. Menendez’s fate

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 6, 2017 at 4:30pm 11/6/2017 at 4:30pm
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The closing arguments have been made in the bribery and corruption trial for New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez. It’s now up to a jury to decide his fate.

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