WASHINGTON -- The Republican candidate who won the nomination to succeed retiring New Jersey Rep. Frank LoBiondo described diversity as a "bunch of crap and anti-American" and suggested the GOP nominated Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno for governor solely because she is a woman. Lawyer Seth Grossman, who emerged victorious from a three-way primary June 5, made the comments during the just-concluded primary campaign. Grossman won the GOP nomination to take on state Sen. Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May, for the seat LoBiondo is giving up after 24 years. "The best way to bring diversity to the Republican Party is for Republicans to openly say that the whole idea of diversity is a bunch of crap and un-American," Grossman said at an April 21 Republican debate at the Centerton Country Club in Pittsgrove. "Diversity has become is an excuse by Democrats -- communists and socialists basically -- to say that we're not all created equal, that if somebody is … [Read more...] about Diversity is ‘a bunch of crap and un-American.’ So says this N.J. Republican running for Congress.
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest GOP Congressional candidate channels Trump with attack on NJ aid to undocumented students Republican congressional candidate echoes Trump's anti-immigrant tone over student aid Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Charles Stile, Political Columnist, @PoliticalStile Published 6:45 a.m. ET May 14, 2018 | Updated 6:48 a.m. ET May 14, 2018 CLOSE Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Wednesday making New Jersey the tenth state to offer financial aid to undocumented college and university students. Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com … [Read more...] about GOP Congressional candidate channels Trump with attack on NJ aid to undocumented students
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest NJ Governor Phil Murphy responds to Texas Governor Greg Abbott; 'Back off' NJ Governor Phil Murphy responds to Texas Governor recruitment of New Jerseyans. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Tamara Walker, @twilderapp Published 12:07 p.m. ET April 19, 2018 CLOSE Before Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order on gun safety in Asbury Park, middle schooler Jaione Murray, 14, shared with him some of the realities of gun violence in her town. THOMAS P. COSTELLO CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL … [Read more...] about NJ Governor Phil Murphy responds to Texas Governor Greg Abbott; ‘Back off’
The Assembly chamber. File photo A sea change in New Jersey politics is coming next year, not only because Gov. Chris Christie will be leaving office, but because many prominent voices in the Legislature will be gone or are shuffling into other positions.A string of departures announced this year in the Assembly and Senate and the death of state Sen. Jim Whelan (D-Atlantic) will take a toll on the body’s institutional knowledge. And, depending on the outcome of the November elections, even more legislative leaders and longtime hands could be headed for the exit.Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson) likely will be ousted from the top job in the lower house by his fellow Democrats and replaced with Assemblyman Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex), and there’s a chance Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) could lose re-election in his district to a Republican challenger backed by the powerful New Jersey Education Association.In the Senate, Whelan was the go-to lawmaker … [Read more...] about The Key Players Leaving the NJ Legislature
WASHINGTON (CBS News) - As voting came to an end in South Carolina for the Republicans and Nevada for the Democrats, many of the remaining candidates on both sides of the aisle appeared on this week's broadcast of Face the Nation. We spoke with the Republican frontrunner, Donald Trump, after a commanding win in South Carolina. Trump, spoke about his chances throughout the rest of the primaries and his recent feud with Pope Francis. We also spoke with the following two finishers from the top three in South Carolina, Florida senator Marco Rubio and Texas senator Ted Cruz. Rubio appeared optimistic of his chances to clinch the Republican nomination after former Florida governor, Jeb Bush's exit from the 2016 race and Cruz called out Rubio and Trump for attacking his integrity. On the Democratic side we spoke with Vermont Senator, Bernie Sanders after his loss in Nevada to former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. Sanders assured host John Dickerson that he intends to do well in the … [Read more...] about Face in the News: Republican candidates finish a rough South Carolina Primary; Bernie Sanders comes off of a disappointing loss in Nevada