I caught a fish THIS big

Freshman Assemblywoman Amy Handlin says she “knocked on doors in 105-degree heat begging for $5” in an unsuccessful attempt to qualify for public financing as part of the state’s Clean Elections test program in 2005. But Handlin, who ran with the support of the powerful Monmouth County Republican organization, only collected 414 $5 contributions, as compared to more than 800 collected by two Camden County Republicans. Even Handlin’s running mate, 70-year-old incumbent Samuel Thompson, who was not going door-to-door in 105-degree heat, received 492 contributions of $5.

I caught a fish THIS big