May 25, 2001

Winners   Losers
     

SEAN HANNITY

 

GUY TALARICO

The WABC radio celebrity hosts the first GOP gubernatorial debate — a fierce exchange between Bob Franks and Bret Schundler.

 

The Republican Assemblyman loses a court battle to get on the organization line in Bergen County, putting his bid for re-election in serious jeopardy.

JANICE SANDRI

 

GEORGE HANLEY

The former Mayor of Little Falls and Peter Murphy loyalist becomes the new Passaic County Republican Chairwoman.

 

The former Morris County Democratic Chairman and Lesniak law partner answers questions following the FBI’s seizure of ’96 campaign documents.

BOB MENENDEZ

 

BOB TORRICELLI

The Democratic Congressman is a legitimate contender for House Majority Leader if the Democrats take control of Congress next year.

 

The senior United States Senator, again for serious ethical allegations — this time including Newsweek.

CHRISTIE WHITMAN

 

KEN ZISA

The EPA Administrator, in Sweden to sign a global treaty banning 12 highly toxic chemicals, gets points for a strong defense of the Bush energy policies.

 

The Democratic Assemblyman, running for Bergen County Sheriff, is embroiled in a major feud with The Record of Hackensack that can’t help his campaign.

TORRICELLI & CORZINE

 

MARK EDGERTON

New Jersey’s Democratic United States Senators are now in the majority, thanks to a party flip by a Vermont GOP Senator.   The Libertarian candidate for Governor’s campaign is in disarray, and consultant Doug Friedline (Jesse Ventura’s guru) bolts to Bill Schluter.
May 25, 2001