Governor’s race could be a nail biter
Jul 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Hudson political observer went out on the limb this week to predict that the governor’s race will be a nail bitter. This comes at a time when most political observers believe that Democrati...
Up for grabs in Hoboken
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Physics tells us: nature abhors a vacuum. Over the last two weeks since Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer declared she will not seek reelection in November, we learned politics also abhors a vacuum as well...
Where’s ‘Between the Lines’?
Jul 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Al Sullivan got so exhausted from politics last week, he had to take the week off! (The truth is, Al put in for his vacation months ago, but now we’re starting to wonder if he knew something we did...
Goodbye Hoboken, hello Trenton?
Jun 25, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer became the talk of Hudson County on Tuesday with her last-minute decision not to seek reelection. Zimmer has already denied in media accounts that she will be taking a cab...
Osborne bows out of Ward E race
Jun 18, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that surprised nobody, Jersey City Ward E Council member Candice Osborne says she will not seek a second term, clearing the way for a heavy political battle to represent the wealthiest pa...
Stack’s little helpers
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
You have to hand it to Brian Stack , his civic association, and his campaign workers. They are a very helpful crew, which may explain why Stack running unopposed for state Senate still managed to g...
Battle for Hoboken begins
Jun 04, 2017 | 6 6 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that Councilman Michael DeFusco has finally announced his candidacy for mayor, the long-expected battle for Hoboken can begin. Technically, this comes much earlier than would be traditional for...
DeFusco makes his move
May 28, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Councilman Michael DeFusco made his run for mayor official last week, ending months of speculation. The move starts the campaign clock ticking and raises a number of issues: Will born-and-r...
Between the lines
May 21, 2017 | 6 6 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Going too far The separation between politics and personal lives became an issue again last week. Republican Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen , who sent out a campaign fundraising form letter to a ...
A new job for Governor Christie?
May 14, 2017 | 14 14 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
The firing of James Comey at the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation may provide new life to the waning career of Gov. Christopher Christie , as he has been named as a possible replacem...