A spokesman for embattled Councilwoman Amy DeGise says that she has received “numerous death threats and vile pieces of online harassment that she has received in recent days.”
For the second time, an SUV driven through an intersection by a member of “Team Fulop” has touched off a full-blown scandal and raised questions about corruption, privilege and self-dealing by a close political ally of the mayor.
A spokesman for Councilwoman-at-large Amy DeGise has put the kibosh on speculation that she will resign following last week’s hit-and-run, in spite of a report seeming to show that it took DeGise six hours to report the accident to police.
A group led by progressive activists Hector Oseguera, David Ocampo-Grajales and Ron Bautista have announced a rally tomorrow to demand the resignation of embattled Councilwoman-at-large Amy DeGise.
Councilwoman DeGise will be forgiven, but she can’t be an effective legislator knowing that she violated the public trust.
The power of money, establishment backing, name recognition and a controversial ballot design was on full display last night as Robert Menendez Jr. and Donald Payne Jr. easily won the right to run as Democratic congressional standard bearers in the November general election.
Next Tuesday’s Democratic primary to fill the seat of outgoing congressman Albio Sires has received outsized media attention in no small part due to the presence of Rob Menendez, son of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, who has served in the Senate since 2006. On Saturday, The Daily Beast published a lengthy piece detailing the elder Menendez’s behind-the-scenes […]
In many ways, Fernando Uribe shares little politically with those who appear on his podcast Talk on the Hudson, where he conducts weekly interviews with movers and shakers on the local political scene.
The race to make sure Robert Menendez Jr. glides into the House of Representatives as Rep. Albio Sires’ successor is New Jersey politics at its worst.
Standing next to his parents, his wife and his two children, Mayor Steven M. Fulop was sworn in today to a third term of office.