Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.
Between now and May 19th you can expect to hear a lot about the mayor’s race, particularly who’s in and who’s out.
President Obama comes to town this afternoon to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf with just two days until election day. Doors open at 4 p.m. for the rally in North Philadelphia.
A well-traveled first lady Michelle Obama is coming to Pennsylvania to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf and rally voters in the party’s stronghold of Philadelphia.
Democrat Tom Wolf is heading into the final seven weeks of Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial election with a $1.5 million cash advantage over the Republican he’s trying to unseat, Gov. Tom Corbett.
The campaign is on track to cost more than $60 million, including spending by the three candidates Wolf beat in May’s four-way Democratic Party primary election.
There are less than 60 days left in the Pennsylvania Governor’s race.
Are we looking at history repeating itself as we near 2016? Will the Democratic star decide to take a pass? Hillary Clinton’s book tour by all accounts has been a mixed bag.
A poll released Wednesday by Connecticut-based Quinnipiac University showed Corbett trailing Wolf, 53 percent to 33 percent.
The head of the Senate Budget Committee says New Jersey is facing significant late-year budget cuts because Gov. Chris Christie’s administration overestimated how much tax revenue the state would receive.
District Judge John Kessler ruled Wednesday that prosecutors had provided sufficient evidence to support charges that Sen. Leanna Washington used her legislative staff for eight years to organize an annual “birthday party” political fundraiser on taxpayer time and using taxpayer resources.
Two local Republican congressmen have announced they won’t seek re-election this year, prompting a South Jersey Democrat to suggest his party might make some gains in the House this fall.
New Jersey’s state Senate president says he’s taking to Twitter to answer citizens’ questions once per week.
Former Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker was sworn in as a Democratic senator from New Jersey on Thursday, taking the oath of office, exchanging hugs with Vice President Joe Biden and acknowledging the applause of friends and family members seated in the visitor’s gallery that rings the chamber.
Voters are heading to the polls in New Jersey today to pick a successor to the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.