Moran donates to Wasserman Schultz’s reelection campaign

Maggie Moran, the Managing Director of the Asbury Park based Democratic consulting firm Kivvit and the wife of Belmar Mayor “Lawless Matt” Doherty, announced on facebook yesterday that she has donated to the reelection campaign of Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Wasserman Schultz is the Chair of the Democratic National Committee until Friday. She announced her resignation after DNC emails that proved she rigged Hillary Clinton’s Democrat nomination for president were released.  She was then named Honorary Chair of Clinton’s campaign.

Magge donates to Wasserman Schultz

That’s perfectly consistent with the Monmouth County Democrats’ ethos that it is OK to cheat and the ends justifies the means.

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Posted: July 26th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Mike Doherty, Monmouth County News, Monmouth Democrats | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Hillary names Wasserman Schultz her honorary campaign chair

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In the Clinton universe a little email scandal should never be a career killer.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz will open and close the Democratic National Convention in Philadephia this week and then step down has Chair of the Democratic National Committee, ostensibly because of the leaked emails from the DNC proving that Clinton’s nomination was rigged by the committee and Bernie Sanders never had a chance.

It seems Wasserman Schultz’s apparent forced resignation is really just a transfer. Hillary Clinton announced this evening that Wasserman Schultz will become the Honorary Chair of the Democrat presidential campaign.

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Posted: July 24th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Hillary Clinton | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Debbie Wasserman Schultz to resign after the DNC Convention

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who faced increasing calls to step down in the wake of the DNC email leak, says she will resign from her position after taking part in this week’s convention.  Wasserman announced her decision in a statement released on Sunday afternoon, though she made no mention… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 24th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Hillary Clinton VP pick is Tim Kaine, leaving behind N.J. Sen. Cory Booker

assetContentCLEVELAND — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Friday night chose Tim Kaine as her running mate, bypassing U.S. Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and two Hispanic members of President Barack Obama’s Cabinet. Clinton, who next week will become the first woman nominated for president by a major U.S. political… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 23rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

It’s Official: Trump Chooses Pence as VP nominee

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee announce moments ago via twitter that Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be his vice presidential running mate.

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Posted: July 15th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Donald Trump | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Donald Trump likely to choose Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as vice presidential pick

Governor_Pence_Official_Headshot_high_Res (533x800)CLEVELAND | Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, little known nationally but highly admired in conservative circles, has a “95 percent probability” of being Donald Trump’s choice for vice president, The Washington Times has learned. The sources for that assessment are Republicans close to the campaign and to the governor. A tipoff came a few days ago when… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 11th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Christie’s off to Wall with education fairness plan

photo via Governor's office

photo via Governor’s office

By Art Gallagher

Governor Chris Christie is back on the Town Hall circuit…now he is calling them forums…as he meets New Jersey voters on Tuesday in Wall Township to promote the school funding formula that he announced last week.

The “Fairness Formula Forum” will take place in the Wall branch of the Monmouth County Library, 2700 Allaire Rd., Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.  The doors open at 2:15 p.m and seating his first come first served.  RSVPs are encouraged for planning purposes to  FairnessForum.Wall@NJ.Gov.

Christie is saying that he wants a referendum in 2017 to amend the State Constitution so that State education funding is distributed equally to all school age children throughout the New Jersey.  He says that the State would contribute $6,500 per student.  Currently roughly 75% of State funding goes to 31 school districts, formerly referred to Abbott districts for the landmark Abbott vs Burke NJ Supreme Court decision that mandated that the State subsidize poor and urban districts.

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Posted: June 27th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Chris Christie, Education, Kim Guadagno, News, NJ Constitution, NJ Politics, NJ State Legislature, Opinion | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Former N.J. Gov. Kean to Trump: Don’t pick Christie as VP

assetContentTRENTON — Former Gov. Tom Kean has some political advice for Donald Trump: Don’t pick Gov. Chris Christie as your running mate if you hope to become president, and start surrounding yourself with better advisers. “If I were to advise him politically, it’s not the way to win the election,” said Kean of talk about a… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 27th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 3 Comments »

Associated Press Says Hillary Clinton Has The Dem Nomination Locked Up

Christie hugging HillaryJust in time to suppress voter turnout in the California and New Jersey primaries, the main news feed of the main stream media, the Associated Press, declared Hillary Clinton the winner of the Democrat nomination for president.

Clinton was expected to lockup the nomination with pledged delegates when the results of the New Jersey primary are declared this evening. Hillary leads the polls in New Jersey by a substantial margin.

Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders are locked in a hot contest in California, with Clinton’s narrow lead within the margin of error.

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Posted: June 7th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Elections, 2016 Presidential Politics | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

Trump touts Christie at rally, says ‘there’s nothing like New Jersey’

assetContentLAWRENCE TWP. — For at least a bit, the focus of Donald Trump’s first campaign visit to New Jersey wasn’t on Donald Trump. Unlike his usual free rallies, admission to Trump’s event Thursday night at the Lawrenceville National Guard Armory was $200 (and $25 for students). Proceeds went to help Gov. Chris Christie, pay off the… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 20th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Donald Trump | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »