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Bill Pascrell Wins Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell was re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. Pascrell has served in the U.S. House since 1997. He ...

Michael McAuliff

Dems: GOP Outrage At IRS Is Really About Rove | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican efforts to punish the Internal Revenue Service for its alleged partisan targeting of political social welfare groups may have...

Fort Lee Mayor To Attend State Of The Union As Dem's Guest

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich will attend the State of the Union as a guest of Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), the Bergen Record reported Monday. Sokol...

Friday Talking Points -- Two Obama Promises

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Although it's been a week heavy on Obamacare, we're going to (mostly) look forward this week, to the upcoming budget battles. Because buried in the Obamacare stories this week was one very important bit of news.

Dems Ask Feds To Probe Key Christie Plan

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Democrats are betting against Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to privatize the state lottery, saying the initial Mega Millions the state is ex...

Another Christie Foe Bites The Dust

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

The decision by New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-West Deptford) to not run for governor has likely set the stage for state Sen. Barbara Bu...

John Celock

Potential New Christie Opponent Emerges | John Celock | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

A relatively unknown county freeholder who is a top aide to U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) is being pushed by a colleague as a potential challeng...

Dem 'Not Pursuing' Christie

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) is "not pursuing" a race against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), a move that denies Democrats a candidate some party l...

Dem Leader's Bizarre Claim About Christie

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

The Democratic president of the New Jersey state Senate claimed that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) "prayed a lot and got lucky" that Hurricane Sa...

Christie's Big Lead Revealed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is trumpeting a significant fundraising advantage over his only announced Democratic rival based on donations colle...

Campaigning Amid Sandy's Disaster Without Appearing Unseemly

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

With storm assessments declaring New Jersey the hardest-hit state by Hurricane Sandy, politicians face a delicate balance of staying in the public eye...

Adelson Republican Talks Campaign With Dog, UPS Guy

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, a Sheldon Adelson-backed Republican congressional candidate with ties to Michael Jackson, talks to random voters, a dog, scarec...

Adelson Republican Continues Comedy Routine

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the Sheldon Adelson-backed Republican congressional candidate running against Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), has rele...

Republican Compares Self To Freud, John Lennon

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the celebrity New Jersey rabbi running for Congress, released a new ad Monday that highlights his beard as a reason to vote for...

John Celock

A Rabbi's Clint Eastwood Moment | John Celock | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the Republican congressional nominee running against Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), has released a new campaign ad in the vein of...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Congressman Revives Report Warning Of Right-Wing Extremism | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It’s been almost two years since Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), as a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, watched conservati...

Michael McAuliff

Obama's Tax Cut Plan Voted Down In House | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives made its election-year arguments Wednesday in the tax-cut battle roiling Capitol Hill, rejecting a plan to ...

Jon Gosselin's Surprising Political Move

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

The former star of TLC's "Jon and Kate Plus 8" will join a Republican congressional candidate in New Jersey on Wednesday to promote tax-deductible mar...

A Big Election for Arab Americans

James Zogby | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
James Zogby

For Arab Americans, the big election news of the past week didn't come out of just Wisconsin or Egypt. Congressman Bill Pascrell's stunning victory over Congressman Steve Rothman in northern New Jersey's 9th District showed Arab Americans coming of age.

Clinton-Backed Bill Pascrell Beats Obama-Backed Steve Rothman In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Bill Pascrell on Tuesday defeated Obama-backed Rep. Steve Rothman in a heated New Jersey primary. While Steve Rothman was thought to have an e...

Dem Calls Rival's Attempt To Impound Ballots 'Worse Than Jim Crow'

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) had some harsh words for his chief opponent on Tuesday morning -- the day of their Democratic primary face-off -- calling ...

Obama vs. Clinton Congress Fight Heads To Court On Election Eve

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

A New Jersey state judge awarded Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-Paterson) a win Monday night, hours before voters head to the polls, ending an impoundment of v...

Obama Meets With Rothman But Doesn't Endorse Him

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

Rep. Steve Rothman (D-N.J.) met with President Barack Obama at the White House Friday morning, giving Rothman's campaign a boost days before he faces ...

An Open Letter to Congressmen Steve Rothman and Bill Pascrell

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 07.30.2012 | New York
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Dear Steve and Bill, Many of us have watched in amazement and dismay the increasingly bitter primary battle ensuing between you. You were once close...

John Celock

Clinton, Axelrod Take Sides In Bitter Democratic Primary | John Celock | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

The New Jersey primary between Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-Paterson) and Rep. Steve Rothman (D-Englewood) in a newly created district has turned bitter as t...