All politics is local

Hamilton Township’s Democratic Mayor, Glen Gilmore, is urging Senator Robert Menendez to vote yes on the confirmation of Samuel Alito as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Alito grew up in Hamilton, which makes Gilmore’s current position politically expedient — though this endorsement, which will not likely sway Menendez, could someday hurt the ambitious Gilmore in a statewide Democratic primary.

All politics is local