April 6, 2001

Winners   Losers
     

BILL GORMLEY

 

GERALD MCCANN

The Acting Governor gets embraced — literally and figuratively — by President Dubbya adding momentum to his campaign.

 

The EPA Director gets her legs cut out when Dubya publicly reverses her first major policy decision.

BRET SCHUNDLER

 

PETER VERNIERO

The former U.S. Attorney, on the eve of hearings on racial profiling where he will serve as chief questioner, Certify is named to a top position in Bush’s Justice Department.

 

The State Supreme Court Justice’s career continues to take hits with the revelation of testimony that he knew about racial profiling before he admitted he had.

TOM KEAN, JR.

 

BOB TORRICELLI

The News12 political reporter was the only reporter to ask the President if he was endorsing DiFrancesco during his visit here on Wednesday.

 

The Woodbridge Republican was rejected again by his party when he dropped a bid for State Committeeman, garnering only 4 of 75 votes.

JACK MOZLOOM

 

GEORGE SPADORO

JimMcGreevey’s campaign manager scores points for a successfully choreographed announcement on Monday.

 

The former Mayor lost a straw vote in his hometown of Scotch Plains, effectively ending his race for the Legislature.

DANNIELLE LEIGH

 

BOB JANISZEWSKI

The former Jersey City Mayor earns another shot at the office when a judge rules he is eligible to run again after completing his jail term.

 

Once the “golden boy” of Morris GOP politics, a year that had already turned bad with the admission he lied during a campaign, came to an end when he dropped his once impressive Assembly bid.

April 6, 2001