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Election 2013

ELECTION 2013 – NJ Raises Its Minimum Wage Despite Christie’s Opposition

Wednesday, 6 November, 2013 |

Minimum wage workers had somewhat of a reason to celebrate on Tuesday evening. In New Jersey, voters overrode Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a minimum wage increase.

The base pay rate in The Garden State will now increase from $7.25 … Read More

ELECTION 2013 – de Blasio Becomes NYC’s First Dem Mayor In 20 Years

Tuesday, 5 November, 2013 |

Tuesday night was huge for New York City’s Democratic candidate for mayor, Bill de Blasio. He rolled over Joe Lhota, a Republican, with a 72 to 24 percent margin* to take his rightful place in City Hall. (At the time … Read More

ELECTION 2013 – McAuliffe Wins, VA-Gov Voters Say NO to The Cooch

Tuesday, 5 November, 2013 |

The election results are in for Virginia and it looks like control of the governor’s mansion has shifted back to Democrats!

Former Democratic strategist Terry McAuliffe pulled out a victory over the state’s Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. The early and … Read More

ELECTION 2013 – Christie Wins Big in NJ-Gov Race

Tuesday, 5 November, 2013 |

Here’s the biggest non-shocker of the night.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a Republican, handily won re-election on Tuesday night by beating State Senator Barbara Buono, a Democrat. Christie trounced Buono by a 60 to 38 percent margin.* The Associated … Read More

Cory Booker Officially Sworn In as New Jersey Senator (VIDEO)

Tuesday, 5 November, 2013 |

Last week, former Newark Mayor Cory Booker became an official member of the U.S. Senate.

Check out the video clip of his brief swearing-in ceremony in the Senate chambers. Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office to … Read More

Cory Booker Talks Senate Plans with Rachel Maddow (VIDEO)

Wednesday, 23 October, 2013 |

U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker (D-NJ) made his first appearance on The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC since his big win in last week’s special election.

Booker discussed how he plans to work in the current climate in Washington, D.C. … Read More

Cory Booker Wins New Jersey’s Open Senate Seat

Thursday, 17 October, 2013 |

Congratulations goes out to one of my favorite (hard to believe I have a favorite, huh?) politicians, Newark Mayor Cory Booker!

That won’t be his title much longer as he just clinched a much-anticipated win in the race to be … Read More

Cory Booker Coasts to Victory in NJ Democratic Senate Primary

Wednesday, 14 August, 2013 |

Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker has good reason to pat himself on the back on Wednesday morning.

Booker easily grabbed the victory in the Democratic primary to fill the vacant seat of Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who passed away in … Read More

LOCAL BRIEFS: Garcetti Wins L.A. Mayor’s Race, Weiner to Run In NYC

Wednesday, 22 May, 2013 |

Changes in leadership are coming to the nation’s two largest cities.

In Los Angeles, three-term City Councilman Eric Garcetti, 42, won the race to be the city’s next mayor. He beat Wendy Greuel by a 54-46 percent margin. He will succeed … Read More