October 23, 2000

Winners   Losers
     

FRANK PERRONE, JR.

 

PETER VERNIERO

The Rutgers sophomore who puts up Democratic signs at $8/hr.is now a mini-celebrity after getting caught stealing GOP signs. Party leaders are making a big fuss over him.

 

The Supreme Court Justice faces massive criticisms from Democrats and Civil Rights advocates for his role in downplaying racial profiling.

BILL GORMLEY

 

CHRIS SMITH

The Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman acted decisively to schedule hearings on Peter Verniero and Jack Terhune.

 

The ten-term GOP Congressman still refuses to debate, skipping a League of Women Voters forum last week, and seems to spending a limited amount of time in New Jersey this fall.

BARBARA GITTENSTEIN

 

KEN GARDNDER

TheCollege of New Jersey President gained considerable notice for her role in organizing the U.S. Senate debate.

 

The Woodbridge GOP Chairman is under fire from local Democrats for failing to fill election board worker positions.

MARYANNE CONNELLY   SARA BOST

The 7th district Democratic congressional candidate showed the benefit of being a nationally targeted candidate by having Joe Lieberman campaign for her last week.

 

The Irvington Mayor was unable to win Council confirmation of her choice for Township Administrator when Alan Zalkind refused to move from Montclair to Irvington to take the post.

GLENN GILMORE

 

ABC-TV

The Hamilton Mayor, off to a shaky start, is likely to rebound with the selection of veteran operative Richard McClellan as his new Chief of Staff.

 

The sound quality of the U.S. Senate debate was reminiscent of a high school video studio, showing the seriousness that New York TV places on New Jersey politics.

     
October 23, 2000