Parents of two Benghazi victims sue Hillary Clinton

assetContentWASHINGTON — The parents of two of the four Americans killed at Benghazi have sued former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in U.S. District Court, charging that the Democratic nominee was responsible for the deaths of their sons, according to published reports. Lawyer Larry Klayman, a frequent Clinton critic, filed the lawsuit on behalf of… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 9th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Benghazi, Hillary Clinton | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Monmouth Poll: Clinton Opens Double Digit Lead Over Trump

HillTrumpHillary Clinton has opened a double digit lead over Donald Trump in a nationwide poll of likely voters released by Monmouth University today.  Prior to the conventions, Clinton held a slim two point lead.

Both candidates remain unpopular, but the Democrat has a growing advantage on being seen as more temperamentally suited for the presidency.  Still, Clinton’s email use remains a problem for her, while voters are divided on the impact of Trump’s attitude toward Russia.  The poll also found that voters are less optimistic and enthusiastic about the 2016 election than they were one year ago.

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Posted: August 8th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Monmouth University Poll | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments »

Nude photos of first ladies and presidents

31-formattIf Donald Trump is elected President of the United States, his wife will not be the first first lady who posed for nude photographs.

Melania Trump’s censored nude photos adorn the pages of the New York Post today.  Columnist Andrea Peyser posted, “This election has finally gotten European,” on facebook.

The Post said it exclusively obtained the photos from French photographer Alé de Basse­ville who shot them during a Manhattan photo shoot in 1995 when Melania was a professional model, Hillary Clinton was first lady and Monica Lewinsky was an intern.

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Posted: July 31st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Hillary Clinton | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments »

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: , , , , | Comments Off on Hillary names Wasserman Schultz her honorary campaign chair

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: , , | Comments Off on It’s Official: Trump Chooses Pence as VP nominee

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 »