August 28, 2000

Winners   Losers
     

MAGGIE MORAN

 

GERALD LUONGO

The head of the the New Jersey Gore for President campaign was buoyed by poll results that show Gore with a significant lead in New Jersey over George W. Bush.

 

The Washington Township Mayor had his bank records seized as part of a federal grand jury investigation into land deals that may have caused him to lose re-election to the State Assembly in 1999.

RUSH HOLT

 

JAMES MATHES

The freshman Democratic Congressman raised over $250,000 and received strong press coverage with President Clinton's visit to the 12th district.

 

The former Camden City Councilman is the target of a federal investigation amidst allegations that he met with organized crime chiefs and accepted gifts from them.

BILL GORMLEY

 

KENNETH GIBSON

The Atlantic County State Senator appears genuine in his desire to help elect his onetime primary rival — the only one of four defeated Senate candidates to become actively involved in the campaign.

 

The former Mayor of Newark, under federal indictment for misappropriation of funds, is asking the taxpayers to pay his attorney fees, claiming that he can't afford to pay them himself.

JIM MCGREEVEY

 

ROBERT FIGAROTTA

The Woodbridge Mayor avoided trouble at home when a small Cumberland County community agreed to play host to a correctional facility for sex offenders.

 

The Superior Court Judge is under fire for moving the Middlesex County Family Court into a new courthouse that had been refused a certificate of occupancy by the City of New Brunswick.

ANDREW NAPOLITANO

 

TED ROSENBERG

The former Superior Court Judge from Bergen County will host a new Fox television show, Power of Attorney, that may bring him the national fame of Judges Wapner and Judy.

 

The leader of a renegade faction of the Burlington County Democratic Party is holding a public hearing on a prospective judicial nominee with political ties.

August 28, 2000