By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org If black voters in New Jersey don’t come out Wednesday in full force for Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker, it could be an easy victory for Republican Steve Lonegan, former mayor of Bogota, in the race to become New Jersey‘s next U.S. Senator. That’s the analysis by one prominent mathematician and political observer who […]
By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org Here’s a mash-up of the best moments from the New Jersey U.S. Senate debate between Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Republican former mayor of Bogota, Steve Lonegan. The debate originally aired on Oct. 9. Enjoy: Contact Yaël Ossowski at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him @YaelOss.
By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org TRENTON — One is a tea partyer and the other is a Twitter partyer. One runs New Jersey’s most populist city and the other runs the state’s biggest conservative organization. While they have many conflicting views, Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Bookerand his Republic opponent, Steve Lonegan, former mayor of Bogota and head ofAmericans […]
By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org There was a grand debate at Channel 6 Studios in Trenton, N.J., on Friday to determine who would be the best candidate for U.S. Senate. There was this guy, Cory Booker, the Democratic candidate and establishment favorite: And his opponent, the Republican conservative activist who gave Gov. Chris Christie a run for his money in the […]
BIG FRIENDS: This ad for New Jersey U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker was paid for by NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Super PAC. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org NEWARK, N.J. — A large cornerstone of Newark Mayor Cory Booker‘s campaign centers on his ability to attract millions in outside investment to his city, but now it seems the same logic […]
By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org A new ad released by Newark Mayor Cory Booker‘s campaign for the special U.S. Senate election in New Jersey paints a demagogic picture of his Republican opponent, former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan, deeming him a radical” “too extreme for New Jersey.” The ad includes a clip of Lonegan calling himself a “right-wing radical,” […]
Photo by captaincinema. A protester holds up a sign at a health care town hall in Illinois in 2009. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org It’s that time again. The heat of looming deadline turns the nation’s focus to Washington, D.C. as elected representatives squabble over the next bill to fund the federal government. The key to this specific debate […]