Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.
The social media-savvy mayor posted a link to the 30-second video titled “Run” to Twitter on Tuesday evening.
New Jersey’s top court has decided not to hear arguments on when Gov. Chris Christie has scheduled a special U.S. Senate election, effectively leaving the date at Oct. 16.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker and State Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver may be opponents in the U.S. Senate race, but they are teammates in pushing voters to approve raising by $1 the current minimum wage, which stands at $7.25 per hour.
Rep. Frank Pallone released a statement Monday saying voters should be able to make a decision that is not “based solely on slick TV ads and 20-second sound bites.”
U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) said Sunday that he is officially in the race to fill the U.S. Senate seat occupied by Frank Lautenberg.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker is planning to enter the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Frank Lautenberg, a member of Booker’s campaign staff said Friday.
Christie defeated conservative Seth Grossman in the Republican primary, and Buono won over Troy Webster, an aide to the mayor of East Orange, in the Democratic primary on Tuesday night.
The governor made an announcement during a Tuesday afternoon news conference in Trenton. The special primary would be Aug. 13, with the special election held Oct. 16.
Booker plans to wait until after the November gubernatorial election to formally announce whether he will run for senate. He filed paperwork in January that allows him to raise money for a campaign.
Booker could be delivering his second-to-last State of the City address as he mulls a run for Senate in 2014.
Newark’s City Council on Tuesday approved a revenue-sharing deal between the city and the NHL’s New Jersey Devils for the Prudential Center arena.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker cut the ribbon for a new 12,500-square-foot Key Foods supermarket in the city’s South Ward.
Despite the announcement, Lautenberg vowed to “keep fighting hard as ever” for his constituents.
The video shows the teen was forced to strip before he was whipped with a belt allegedly because his father owed someone $20.