‘Idiocy’: Murphy lashes out at GOP lawmakers who defied Statehouse vax-or-test rule

‘Idiocy’: Murphy lashes out at GOP lawmakers who defied Statehouse vax-or-test rule

This post was originally published on this siteGov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday lashed out against GOP lawmakers who refused to adhere to the Statehouse’s vaccine-or-test requirement last week, though he stopped short of explaining why the State Police did not enforce the rule. A visibly angry Murphy called the Republicans’...

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Democrats scramble for path forward after election setbacks

Democrats scramble for path forward after election setbacks

This post was originally published on this siteDemocratic lawmakers are scrambling for a path forward after Tuesday’s disappointing election results in Virginia, New Jersey and New York.The enthusiasm of Republican voters and a decisive shift among independents toward the GOP are troubling…

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Top New Jersey Democrat loses re-election to man who spent $153 on campaign

Top New Jersey Democrat loses re-election to man who spent $153 on campaign

This post was originally published on this siteEdward Durr, a furniture company truck driver and political newcomer, defeated longtime state Senate President Steve Sweeney.

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The real role of education this Election Day

The real role of education this Election Day

This post was originally published on this site This week’s election results show education issues foremost in the minds of many voters, and suggest many parents may be seeking a course correction after 18 months of disruptions. (Image credit: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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Phil Murphy and Jack Ciattarelli locked in tight race for New Jersey governorship

Phil Murphy and Jack Ciattarelli locked in tight race for New Jersey governorship

This post was originally published on this site The race for governor is too close to call. Gov. Phil Murphy and former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli were locked in a tight race Thursday night, and it’s unclear whether late-reported votes in Democratic counties like Passaic, Somerset, and Mercer will be enough...

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5 takeaways from Republicans’ big win in Virginia and the shocker in New Jersey

5 takeaways from Republicans’ big win in Virginia and the shocker in New Jersey

This post was originally published on this site The first big electoral night of the Biden presidency provided a bad omen for Democrats in 2022, and Republicans may have found a way to campaign in the post-Trump era. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)

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What to watch in Tuesday’s elections

What to watch in Tuesday’s elections

This post was originally published on this siteTuesday’s elections in states and cities across the country are set to serve as an early gauge of Joe Biden’s presidency and the political environment headed into next year’s midterm elections.

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New Jersey voters choose their next governor today. Here’s what to watch

New Jersey voters choose their next governor today. Here’s what to watch

This post was originally published on this site If Gov. Phil Murphy wins Tuesday’s gubernatorial election against Republican Jack Ciattarelli — and polls show that’s likely — he will be the first Democrat to win reelection in N.J. since 1977. (Image credit: Frank Franklin II/AP)

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New Jersey’s off-year gubernatorial elections can’t escape national politics

New Jersey’s off-year gubernatorial elections can’t escape national politics

This post was originally published on this siteNEWARK, N.J. — Ahead of a September gubernatorial debate between New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and Republican challenger Gov. Jack Ciattarelli, Democrats plastered the lamp posts along one of this city’s busiest thoroughfares with signs reading, “Stop the Trump Team. Vote Murphy.” Just...

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