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Phil Murphy

  1. the pandemic
    The Democratic Party’s ‘Mask Off’ MomentVoters are sick of the pandemic and public-health mandates. Democrats can’t stop the former, so they’re ending the latter.
  2. covid-19
    New Jersey Is Dropping Its School Mask Mandate—Is New York Next?The expected move by Governor Phil Murphy will put pressure on Kathy Hochul to follow.
  3. schools
    New Jersey’s Education Rebellion Was a Long Time ComingBut Democrats didn’t heed the signs.
  4. the inside game
    What Democrats and Pollsters Missed in New JerseyRepublicans may be shy in responding to surveys, but not about turning out on Election Day, says one of the state’s top pollsters.
  5. politics
    New Jersey’s Phil Murphy Survives Scare and Wins ReelectionThe Democrat didn’t match his 2017 margin, or Joe Biden’s in 2020, and for a moment looked like he might suffer an upset.
  6. the inside game
    The Lucky Phil MurphyHow New Jersey’s governor got ahead of the backlash that has stung Democrats from coast to coast.
  7. elections of 2021
    New Jersey Governor’s Race Is Getting Interesting and Maybe Even CompetitiveThe race has definitely tightened, with Republican Jack Ciattarelli challenging Democratic incumbent Phil Murphy while giving Trump a wide berth.
  8. elections of 2021
    McAuliffe Cruises to Virginia Gubernatorial NominationThere were no big primary upsets in the two states holding off-year elections, but Virginia Democrats are nervous anyway.
  9. learning
    Why Public Schools Shouldn’t Offer a Remote Option This FallIt’s bad for learning, it’s expensive, and it sends the wrong message about whether our schools are safe.
  10. coronavirus
    NJ Governor Requests Expertise of 6 People Who Still Know COBOLWhy the effort to mitigate the coronavirus now means mobilizing coders who still know the decades-old programming language.
  11. New Jersey Will Issue Reports on Out-of-State GunsThe unusual move comes amid the prospect of major gun legislation.
  12. New Jersey Governor Vows to Legalize Weed, Cuomo Promises to Think About ItPhil Murphy pledged to legalize weed in his inauguration speech. Meanwhile, Andrew Cuomo announced the formation of a panel to study the issue.
  13. High-Tax States Designing Workarounds to Blunt GOP Tax Bill ImpactIn C.A., N.Y., and N.J., Democratic pols are designing “charitable contribution” schemes to maintain federal tax breaks eliminated by Trump bill.
  14. New Jersey Election Preview: Dems Quietly on the Road to a Unified GovernmentThe intense unpopularity of both Chris Christie and Donald Trump in New Jersey made a Democratic victory this year inevitable.
  15. Race-Baiting 2017 GOP Campaigns Could Infect the 2018 ElectionsThe racist campaigns the GOP is running in Virginia and New Jersey could spread everywhere next year.
  16. New Polls Show Crazy End to 2017 Elections Is PossibleThe GOP is threatening to win in newly blue Virginia, while a Democrat is doing well in deep-red Alabama. Clear lessons from 2017 may be hard to find.
  17. Will the Most Unpopular Governor in America Appoint Himself to the Senate?It would take a long combination of events, but, yes, Chris Christie could possibly arrange a Senate seat for himself. Voters are not enthused.
  18. The Democrats’ Losing Streak Will Likely End in NovemberThe party needs a win in a nationally significant and competitive contest. There is still hope this year.
  19. Front-runners Murphy and Guadagno Win New Jersey Gubernatorial PrimaryDemocrat Phil Murphy drowned his primary opponents in money, and begins the general election as the favorite over Christie protégé Kim Guadagno.
  20. New Jersey’s Forgotten Governor’s RacePrimary voting in the contest to replace Chris Christie takes place on Tuesday — not that it’s getting much notice.
  21. Joe Piscopo Could Be New Jersey GOP’s Best Hope to Succeed Chris ChristieThere are many reasons the GOP is in trouble in off-year elections in New Jersey, but there will likely be competitive primaries in both parties.