Winners & Losers

Winner: DOUG FORRESTER The Republican gubernatorial candidate gets some encouraging poll numbers this week in his race against Jon Corzine: 4 points down in Quinnipiac, 8 points down in Monmouth/Gannett and 10 points down in FDU. Winner: A.J. SABATH The 35-year-old veteran political operative and Senate staffer is the new state Commissioner of Labor. Loser: JOHN PETILLO The news never seems to get better for the embattled President of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. This week, two Democratic legislators (one, Bob Morgan, is his employee) called for his resignation. Loser: PHIL POSSESSKY The former Mayor of Raritan pleaded guilty to stealing a $7,000 ride-on lawn mower and used it for his landscaping business.

Winners & Losers