Nancy Solomon appears in the following:
Saturday, October 19, 2013
With the government shutdown drama playing out in Washington, Republican New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and New Jersey Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan faced off against Democrats with surprising results.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Newark Mayor Cory Booker handily won the special election for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey on Wednesday. He beat former Bogota mayor Steve Lonegan 55 to 44 percent. Booker will serve the remaining term of the late Frank Lautenberg - that means there are about 15 months before he will face reelection.
To hear New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon speak with WNYC's Soterios Johnson about the election click on the audio player.
Monday, October 14, 2013
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Mayoral candidate Joe Lhota said this week a "Grand Canyon" separates him and Bill de Blasio in the polls. The latest Marist poll shows more than 40 point between the candidates. The race for New Jersey Governor has a similar, yawning gap. But the polls are surprisingly close in the U.S. Senate race between Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan. In this edition of "This Week in Politics," WNYC's Andrea Bernstein and Brigid Bergin, and New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon break it all down.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
It's Education Week on the Brian Lehrer Show's election series "30 Issues in 30 Days." See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.
Today: Education policy in New Jersey, from Cory Booker's Newark record to Chris Christie's relationship with teacher's unions. Nancy Solomon, New Jersey Public Radio managing editor, and John Mooney, founding editor of njspotlight.com, discuss education in the gubernatorial and U.S. senate races in New Jersey.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
In New Jersey, a two-month campaign is beginning for U.S. Senate.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
The expected low turnout led to the expected results in yesterday's primary election: Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) will face Bogota mayor Steve Lonegan (R) in the special election to fill US Senator Frank Lautenberg's seat. Nancy Solomon, New Jersey Public Radio's managing editor, discusses the results and the general election showdown ahead.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Thanks to the celebrity of Democratic front-runner Cory Booker, the race to fill the seat of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg has garnered national media attention. But national headlines did little to motivate voter turnout. See live results here.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Saturday, July 13, 2013
The race for city comptroller got a lot more interesting this week, and together Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner sucked up all the oxygen in city politics. Meanwhile, in New Jersey, the New Jersey Supreme Court handed Gov. Chris Christie mixed rulings on his vision for development in the Garden State.
Friday, July 12, 2013
With just a colander in hand, visitors can find teeth from sharks that once swam the ocean that covered all of New Jersey.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Democrats are lining up for a primary battle in the U.S. Senate race in New Jersey. Meanwhile, Governor Chris Christie is "slow jamming" the news with late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon, and scooping up support for his reelection from unlikely sources: Democrats dubbed "Christie-crats."
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Governor Chris Christie says won't endorse a candidate for the U.S. Senate race in New Jersey before the primary vote in August. But he'll back the Republican candidate, even if it's Tea Party-backed conservative Steve Lonegan.
Thursday, June 06, 2013
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's pick to fill the seat vacated by Senator Frank Lautenberg isn't a household name. But Attorney General Jeff Chiesa and the governor have had a friendship that spans decades.
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Friday, March 29, 2013
New information has emerged about a New Jersey contract with AshBritt, a politically-connected debris removal company.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Governor Chris Christie is putting a positive spin on the bankruptcy filing by Atlantic City's newest casino and hotel. The New Jersey governor says the filing actually shows confidence in Revel because investors are exchanging debt for stock in the company.