March 23, 2001

Winners   Losers
     

GLENN CUNNINGHAM

 

PETER VERNIERO

The Jersey City mayoral candidate gets a boost when his cousin, a Councilwoman, dropped out of the race and endorsed him. And Cunningham was endorsed by ex-Senator Frank Lautenberg.

 

The state Supreme Court Justice continues to look bad after the first week of Judiciary Committee hearings on racial profiling, with the Chief Justice saying that she told Verniero that racial profiling existed.

MICHAEL CHERTOFF

 

KEITH WALKER

The former U.S. Attorney, on his way to a top Bush Justice Department post, is showing his star quality as the lead questioner at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearings on racial profiling.

 

The Camden mayoral candidate arrived at the City Clerk’s office to file his nominating petitions at 4:03 PM and now has to go to court as he attempts to secure his ballot position.

LEWIS EISENBERG

 

BEREK DON

The Port Authority Chairman becomes the Acting Governors point man on the plan to build a new arena for the Nets and Devils and to placate Bergen County politicians.

 

The former Bergen County Republican Chairman is sentenced to five months in prison and five months under house arrest for illegally funneling money into Bob Torricelli’s 1996 U.S. Senate campaign.

WALTER TIMPONE

 

WALTER TIMPONE

The Passaic County Election Monitor gets another year in office at $275 an hour.

 

The Passaic County Election Monitor loses his bid to replace two Commissioners of the Board of Elections.

GORDON JOHNSON

 

THE GLUCKS

The Acting Bergen County Sheriff seems to have locked up the Democratic nomination for Assembly in the 37th district and could become the first African American legislator from Bergen County since 1967.

 

Lobbyist Hazel Gluck and lawyer Michael Gluck represented the developers of the Meadowlands Mills project, which was opposed this week by the Acting Governor.

March 23, 2001