How not to run for HCDO chair
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Very bitter about politics at the end of his life, Mark Twain said, “If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom, we need only observe it in election times.” This was never more relev...
Surprise, surprise: Davis, Stack, Turner reelected
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
In what some have called the most negative election in Bayonne in decades, Mayor Jimmy Davis was reelected along with his entire ticket. Davis won over challenges from former Assemblyman Jason O’Do...
Bob ain’t going anywhere
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Flocking to take advantage of a scathing rebuke of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez by the Senate Select Committee on Ethics, a growing number of state Republicans are calling for Menendez to resign. But ...
Multi-county warfare
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
In a year when Democrats ought to be celebrating the fact that they have retaken the governorship after it was held in GOP hands for eight years, warfare appears to be spreading in several counties...
Friends of Chris Christie?
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
For some local politicians, former Gov. Christopher Christie is the gift that keeps on giving. Two local political campaigns (that are run by the same public relations firm) have decided that anybo...
Would you like to be HCDO chair?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 3 3 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to block state Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack from becoming the next chair of the Hudson County Democrat Organization (HCDO), the political people behind County Executive Tom De...
Menendez comes out swinging
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
If there was any doubt about Democratic support for the reelection of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez , his filing of more than 10,000 signatures on his nominating petitions dispelled this. Candidates ru...
Puffing up their political war chests
Apr 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the most famous lines from The Watergate era was “follow the money.” While this is true of political high drama, such as the investigation of Richard Nixon’s involvement in the break-in of t...
The political war gets personal
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Moves made at a West New York Board of Commissioners meeting in March could set the stage for the removal of Dr. Felix Roque as mayor in April. There is apparently pressure on the commissioners, co...
The war is about county patronage
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Plenty of people are talking about the last political war in Hudson County in 2007 when Union City Mayor Brian Stack tried to overthrow the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO). But the new...