The celebrity mayor of Newark is now the most politically powerful man to have attended Sean Parker's wedding, after lapping the Democratic field in last night's U.S. Senate primary.
Just after 8:40 p.m., when the primary was called for Booker, legendary hip-hop star Q-tip took the stage outside the arena.
"The new Senator is wayyyyy ahead," Q Tip said in between a remix of The Jackson 5's "I Want You Back."
The GOP is stuck with Steve Lonegan, the unsuccessful primary challenger to Chris Christie in 2009, and Democrats are dumping oppo just in case.
I forget who sent it around, but this update from the New York Young Republican Club features some powerful un-history.
Dixiecrat (i.e. pro-segregation) candidate and Democrat Strom Thurmond renounced his own racism, joining the Republican Party in 1964 to show his allegiance to civil rights.
Sean Trende asks whether the GOP really is out of step ideologically, or whether that's so much liberal media jibber-jabber.
Nick Confessore goes inside the finances of the Clinton Foundation.
Erika Eichelberger proves that lobbyists should try to erase their metadata when they write letters for members of Congress.
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The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.