January 26, 2007

Winners of the Week Losers of the Week

FRANK LAUTENBERG

JACK WESTLAKE

The senior U.S. Senator from New Jersey celebrates his 83rd birthday with a Quinnipiac University poll that shows him as the state’s most popular public official.

John Lynch’s business partner — and a trustee of Lynch’s political action commitee — gets ten months in a federal prison for income tax evasion.

CHRIS CHRISTIE

 

ERIC MUNOZ

The corruption-busting United States Attorney gets another conviction this week, when Democratic fundraiser Jack Westkake pleaded guilty.

 

The Assembly Minority Whip is embarassed when a report from a Delaware Judge ripping his integrity makes its way to New Jersey.

JON BRAMNICK

LAWRENCE CHIARVALLO

By PoliticsNJ.com’s informal head count, the Union County Republican has the votes to become the next Assembly Minority Whip.

 

The odd former Mayor of Lake Como (aka South Belmar) shredded all documents relating to his “secret” negotiations with the government of Kuwait.

JON CORZINE

ROBERT MARTIN

The Democratic Governor gets a new prime time show on taxpayer-funded NJN, and Republicans don’t even ask for equal time.

 

The State Senator from Morris County is taking heat for a law journal op-ed bragging about his influence over fellow jurors last spring.

RUSH HOLT

 

DAVID DELLA DONNA

The Democratic Congressman is the new Chairman of the House Select Intelligence Oversight Panel.

 

The Democratic Mayor of Guttenberg (Hudson County) was raided this week by FBI agents, who removed boxes, a computer, and rifles.

January 26, 2007