Is Christie headed for a great fall?

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By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings Prominent New Jersey Republicans seem to finally be moving out of Governor Chris Christie’s shadow. This afternoon The Star Ledger reported that Monmouth County State Senator Joe Kyrillos was among the 15 or so New Jersey Republicans who met… Continue Reading

Don’t Count On GOP Legislators Voting To Override Christie’s Port Authority Reform Veto

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By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings In his OpEd published this morning, former Kean and Whitman Administration spokesman Carl Golden makes the case why it is safe for New Jersey’s Republican legislators to defy Governor Chris Christie and join the Democratic majority in… Continue Reading

Has Trenton turned Christie upside down?

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By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings In the summer of 2004, U.S. Attorney Chris Christie had Governor Jim McGreevey on the ropes.  McGreevey was “State Official #1,” an unindicted co-conspirator in a pay for play scheme that nabbed Democratic fund-raiser David D’Amiano.  A few… Continue Reading

Republicans Split in Atlantic Highlands

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By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings A simmering feud within the Atlantic Highlands GOP boiled over into the public eye yesterday afternoon during the Borough’s reorganization meeting as three of the five Republican elected officials split with two of their newly reelected colleagues… Continue Reading

DiSomma to Sweeney: Stay out of Red Bank

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By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings Referring to Senate President Steve Sweeney as a conflicted Trenton lobbyist, and Red Bank Councilmen Michael Dupont and Art Murphy as influence peddling shady dealers, Red Bank Republican Chairman Sean DiSomma, launched a no holds barred attack… Continue Reading

Thompson: Bridgegate Indictments Will Be Cover Up Related

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By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings Brian Thompson, the WNBC 4-NY reporter who broke the story of potential indictments in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandals coming next month, told MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki this morning that the likely federal charges will be… Continue Reading

Pallone calls Ferguson Grand Jury decision a “failure of justice”

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By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings Congressman Frank Pallone issued the following statement regarding the St. Louis County, Missouri Grand Jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown: “The St. Louis County Grand Jury’s decision not… Continue Reading

Marlboro Council Passes Political Sign Restrictions

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By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Over the objections of citizens who urged them not to restrict their 1st Amendment Rights and to avoid expensive litigation, the Marlboro Township Council unanimously passed an ordinance that prohibits the placement of temporary political signs on public property and… Continue Reading