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Making a wager on gambling

All but announced 2017 gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. Ray Lesniak is gambling on gambling. Lesniak and other lawmakers want to pose a ballot question for November asking voters to allow two casinos in North Jersey, ending Atlantic City’s monopoly…

Sanders details ‘family values’ agenda

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders recently detailed his family values agenda, introducing a bill that would guarantee paid vacation time and endorsing legislation to provide family and sick leave to working families. “It is time we showed the people of this country…

Wildstein claims Christie broke the law

David Wildstein’s statement, in a civil lawsuit separate from the federal prosecution in the George Washington Bridge case, offers insider confirmation of a long-rumored saga of New Jersey political corruption. Wildstein, a former Port Authority official who admitted his role as…