Brian Schweitzer wielded a chainsaw and said a couple of crazy things in our last issue.
“2. Obama will learn from his mistakes. He let Romney go unchallenged Wednesday night as the GOP nominee distorted his own policies and injected some new ones into the campaign. Strategists close to Obama predicted hours after the debate that the president will be more aggressive in the next encounter. If Obama took the challenge lightly on Wednesday night, as some allies believe, Romney jolted him out of his nonchalance.”
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Enliven tonight’s debate with the NJ drinking game compiled by our best minds in the newsroom. The question is, what will be your beverage of choice? Don’t forget that the type of brew you choose could reflect your political affiliation.
“If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, again, I will be either be dead or in jail by this time next year.”
– Quote of the Day. Find out the source here.
NJ What kind of chauvinism have you faced in Congress?
PELOSI At first the men thought having women in the House was nice. Then they started to get a little threatened—it wasn’t as cute. When I decided to run for leadership, they said, “Who said she could run?” And I thought, “Perfect. That is exactly right. Who said she could run? Not you.” That is how they thought not that long ago.
Read the rest of the interview here.
“"I think the White House made a good decision in including a mandate for contraception coverage in the Affordable Care Act insurance policy but I think they made a bad decision in not allowing a broad enough religious employer exemption," said Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine.”
"And based on yesterday’s reactions from senators and Senate candidates to the Obama administration’s policy requiring some religious institutions to provide coverage for prescription contraceptives, President Obama faces plenty of road mines ahead."
By Kevin Brennan and Sean Sullivan