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Former Goldman Sachs Banker Phil Murphy took his campaign for governor into the gutter yesterday when he accused this Republican opponent, Kim Guadagno, of condoning racism and antisemitism.
“We are now seeing a disturbing trend emerge with Kim Guadagno and her campaign,” Murphy said in a statement, according to Politico. “Yesterday, she refused to criticize a sitting Assemblyman for posing with the Confederate flag, a symbol of bigotry and divisiveness. Today, we’ve learned that her choice for Lieutenant Governor, Woodcliff Lake Mayor Carlos Rendo, has been accused of systematic harassment and discrimination by the Chabad community in Woodcliff Lake. Yet, both times Lieutenant Governor Guadagno refused to criticize racist and anti-semitic speech despite the clear evidence.”
If Murphy believes that accusations in a lawsuit are “clear evidence” and that country singer Hank Williams Jr. and Assemblyman Parker Space are racists, maybe he is dumb enough to not have known that he was in charge of a $55 million investment in a Chinese shoe manufacturer that used slave labor while he was president of Goldman Sachs Asia. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: August 31st, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2017 Elections, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opinion, Phil Murphy | Tags: 2017 Gubernatorial race, bigotry, District 4 Coalition for Change, Goldman Sachs, Hate speech, Jim Johnson, Kim Guadagno, New Jersey, Opinion, Phil Murphy, slave labor | 5 Comments »
TRENTON — For more than a year, Phil Murphy has campaigned to become New Jersey’s next governor, spending more than $16 million of a vast personal fortune made from over 21 years at Wall Street juggernaut Goldman Sachs. Along the way, he carefully has maneuvered around two potential Goldman thorns: Comparisons to former Gov. Jon Corzine,… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: June 2nd, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2017 Elections, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: 2017 Gubernatorial race, Goldman Sachs, Jim Johnson, New Jersey, Phil Murphy, Slavery | 1 Comment »
The second debate among the candidates for the Democrat nomination for NJ Governor will be broadcast tonight on NJTV at 8PM.
According to the latest Quinnipiac poll, former Goldman Sachs executive Phil Murphy has a commanding lead over former U.S. Treasury Official Jim Johnson, Senator Ray Lesniak and Assemblyman John Wisniewski, but over half of Democrat voters are still undecided.
The Democrat and Republican primaries will be held on June 6.
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Posted: May 11th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Monmouth County | Tags: 2017 Democrat nomination for NJ Governor, 2017 Gubernatorial race, Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Jim Johnson, New Jersey, Phil Murphy, Sen Ray Lesniak | Comments Off on Watch the Second Democratic Gubernatorial Debate
The candidates for the Democrat and Republican nominations for New Jersey Governor will be debating this evening at Stockton University.
Republicans Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno and Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli will face off from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Democrats former U.S. Treasury official Jim Johnson, state Sen. Raymond Lesniak, former U.S. Ambassador to Germany Phil Murphy, and state Assemblyman John Wisniewski will debate from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: May 9th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2017 Elections, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics | Tags: 2017 Gubernatorial race, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Debates, Jack Ciattarelli, Jim Johnson, John Wisniewski, Kim Guadagno, Phil Murphy, Ray Lesniak | 1 Comment »