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Steve Lonegan Comes Across As Extremist Jerk In Final NJ Debate

Newark’s Democratic mayor Cory Booker and former NJ state director of Americans for Prosperity, Steve Lonegan, traded rhetorical barbs in their final Senate debate at Rowan University on Wednesday.

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NYT Endorsement: Cory Booker for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey

On Wednesday, New Jersey voters will go to the polls to choose a United States senator, replacing the late Frank Lautenberg. Mr. Booker is far and away the better candidate to serve the needs of his entire state and to provide a national voice for the less fortunate across America.

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Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial: For Senate, Booker is better

Cory Booker's energy and understanding of the issues should make him an easy pick for New Jersey voters in the special Oct. 16 U.S. Senate election. The Inquirer endorses the Democrat based on his success as Newark's mayor, his ability to work well with people of other viewpoints, his respect for the contributions of American cities, and his vision of federal urban policy.

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The Star Ledger: Steve Lonegan received state bailout as mayor of Bogota

Steve Lonegan opposes government bailouts, and he boasts of his fiscal leadership as mayor of Bogota. But every now and then, even Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan needs a little help from his friends. Even if those friends are Democrats. In 2006, Lonegan asked former Gov. Jon Corzine’s administration for a $500,000 bailout to balance Bogota’s books, according to documents obtained by The Star-Ledger. And he asked for Sen. Loretta Weinberg’s help to get it.

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Booker burnishes firefighters' support

The New Jersey State Firefighters' Mutual Benevolent Association and the Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey stood with the candidate for U.S. Senate, and the Newark Firefighters Union as all three groups formally announced their support for the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, Cory Booker.

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Courier-Post Endorsement: Booker is our best hope for reason in D.C.

There a few things Americans of all political persuasion can agree on: There’s too much debt and not enough jobs; the liberties we cherish are under attack and there are too many loopholes for those who want to scam the system. Reasonable people can disagree on how to fix our nation’s problems. But not every candidate is willing to listen to those with whom he disagrees.

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Wall St. Journal sources: GW Bridge lanes closed for political retaliation

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that last month’s closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge is being seen by some in Bergen County as political retribution by spurned Republican governor Chris Christie.

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Sandy’s Gone But Red Tape Still Snarls Rebuilding Efforts

It’s been nearly a year since Hurricane Sandy pummeled New Jersey. Yet many residents still do not have the answers they need to rebuild their homes. Residents’ frustrations poured out in emotional speeches yesterday, with witnesses fighting back to tears, as they appeared before two legislative committees during a third public hearing held in the Statehouse Annex on efforts to rebuild after the storm.

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Jersey officials no-shows at Sandy hearing

For the third time, top state officials - including a so-called Hurricane Sandy czar - failed to attend a bipartisan legislative hearing on the progress of recovery efforts from still-homeless storm victims and others.

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Sandy victims say they are tired of waiting; need answers now

Joanne Gwin wants to go home, but nearly one year after Hurricane Sandy she still has little certainty about when she’ll be able to return.

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