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Boston Professor: Trump, A 'Master Political Performer'

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR: Trump is a ‘master political performer’ in announcing the possible indictment Former President Donald Trump’s legal team appears to be preparing for the possibility of an indictment related to an alleged hush money payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels, raising questions about how legal action could impact his 2024 presidential candidacy. Ken Cosgrove, professor of political science at Suffolk University, is an expert on political marketing and communication. Cosgrove’s latest book,... Read more →

AC Councilman MD Hossain Morshed Charged with Voter & Unemployment Fraud, Perjury

CAMDEN City, N.J. – An Atlantic City politician has been charged with falsifying voter registrations, making false statements to the FBI about interactions with prospective voters, and submitting false unemployment benefits claims with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL), U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today. MD Hossain Morshed, 49, a Democratic councilman elected to Atlantic City’s Fourth Ward, is charged in a criminal complaint unsealed today with one count of... Read more →

Muslims Marching on NJ State House in Support of Heritage Month Resolution

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 3/17/2023) — The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) plans to join New Jersey community leaders at the State House Annex in Trenton to testify in support of the Muslim Heritage Month resolution [AJR194]. WHEN:  Monday, March 20, 2023, at 2pm WHERE: State House Annex, 125 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608, Committee Room 13, 4th floor The resolution, which designates January of each year as “Muslim Heritage Month” in New... Read more →

This Video Tells A Different Tale About January 6, 2021

Some on the Left called for the Qanon Shaman, aka Navy veteran Jacob Chansley to be shot. The Arizona resident was sentenced to four years in prison for being in the Capitol that day. video source FOX NEWS WASHINGTON D.C. (January 6, 2021)--This video shown recently on the Tucker Carlson Tonight show, aired on FOX, does not support the allegation that January 6 was an insurrection. In fact, it tells a different story altogether about... Read more →

ProPublica Report: A Discredited Kansas Lawyer and a Anti-Abortion Law Firm Dispute the 2020 Election

by Megan O’Matz ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. For decades, lawyers at the Thomas More Society have backed provocateurs and long-shot causes in hopes of winning severe restrictions on abortion in the U.S. As others in the anti-abortion movement distanced themselves from clinic protestors accused of trespassing, vandalism, and sometimes violence, the Thomas More Society defended them... Read more →

Camden County HS Seniors Say Yes to Prom Dress Giveaway

SAY YES TO THE PROM DRESS GIVEAWAY! Inviting all Camden County High School Seniors to sign up for “Say Yes to The Prom Dress” giveaway event! All Camden County High School Seniors are welcome to register to receive a FREE Prom dress (gently used or new) and an evening bag. The “Say Yes to The Prom Dress” giveaway event will be held at the Camden County Boathouse in Pennsauken on March 8th and March 9th... Read more →

State of Texas and Local National Guard Trying to Secure Border

TEXAS Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing to work together to secure the border; stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas; and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal behavior between ports of entry. Since the launch of Operation Lone Star, the multi-agency effort has led to over 350,000 illegal immigrant apprehensions and more than 24,000 criminal arrests, with more than 22,000... Read more →

Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ, 1st District, D) Newsletter

Qua'meer Amin, Congressman Norcross, Camden Mayor Vic Carstarphen, and Rutgers-Camden Chancellor Antonio Tillis celebrate the community project funding Rep. Norcross secured. Honoring Future Servicemembers and Veterans Additionally, I was at Camden County College on Wednesday to honor the 2022 Service Academy nominees from New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District! Each year, I nominate qualified candidates from South Jersey to the United States Military, Naval, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies. They are already inspiring us with... Read more →

CNB News Letter to Editor: Presidential Candidate Request Political Asylum/Protective Custody

Posted on February 18, 2023 by rwm4prez2012 I am a US Citizen, I hereby request political asylum/protective custody in the US within a secure facility, preferably in or near Washington, DC, or alternatively Cheyenne Mountain, CO. My rationale: I have certain extraordinary capabilities, knowledge and experiences that should be researched and documented. I agree to cooperate with this. I am very vulnerable to injury or political violence which could damage this. Obviously, I could not... Read more →

Sean Pignatelli Announces Candidacy For Cumberland County Commissioner 

Former Congressional Candidate, Sean Pignatelli, announced his candidacy for Cumberland County Commissioner this past weekend. There are three seats up for grabs this year for County Commissioner. All three seats are in control of the Democrats. The board currently sits at 4-3 in favor of the Republicans. Pignatelli took many Republicans by surprise when he went against the grain in ‘22 adding his name to the list of candidates running for Congress, thus leading to... Read more →

In 2022 ERO Arrested 46,396 noncitizens with criminal Records; this group had 198,498 associated charges/convictions

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents apprehend an an illegal immigrant with criminal record on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, in Los Angeles, CA.Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times / Getty Images The Biden administration’s open-border policies have drawn five million illegal aliens from 160 countries to our borders in 18 months. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ LOS ANGELES (February 13, 2023) — Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Los Angeles officers apprehended 16 unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of drug trafficking or... Read more →

Marines Were Used As Props; Lawsuit Filed

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Defense for records about the use of U.S. Marines for President Joe Biden’s controversial September 1, 2022, campaign speech in Philadelphia (Judicial Watch vs. U.S. Department of Defense (No. 1:23-cv-00213)). Biden was widely criticized for using the Marines as props during a political speech in which he called “MAGA Republicans” a threat to democracy.... Read more →

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (Texas-R) Introduces Admendment to Limit Term Limits in the Senate & House

Senator Cruz released the following statement on his proposal. "I've introduced a constitutional amendment that would limit every senator to two terms and every house member to three terms. I believe we ought to take it up and vote on it. Because if we got career politicians out of Washington in both parties, there would be less corruption of the swamp that is endemic.” "Speaking of term limits, this week I had the privilege of... Read more →


I do not know of any one in Congress who possesses a better academic background, plus he has a great sense of humor. John Kennedy graduated magna cum laude in political science, philosophy, and economics from Vanderbilt University, was president of his senior class, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was an executive editor of the “Virginia Law Review”... Read more →

Regarding the Tragic Death of Sayreville Councilwoman, Eunice Dwumfour, age 30

(NEWARK, NJ)(February 2, 2023)(CNBNews) On Wednesday night, Sayreville Republican Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour, age 30, was found shot to death in her car outside her home. In response to Councilwoman Dwumfour’s tragic death, 32BJ SEIU Vice President and New Jersey District Director Kevin Brown issued the following statement: “Last night, the epidemic of gun violence gripping this country robbed New Jersey of a truly dedicated public servant with enormous potential. While we will never know the... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gcity and Beyond...BARNARD AVE WORK DISGRACEFUL

By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Barnard Avenue top and bottom photos. CNBNews photo credit (January 30, 2023) DOES ANYONE KNOW? Why has it taken over six months to repave Barnard Avenue in Gloucester City? It can't be weather related since this winter has been mild. There have been weeks when no construction work was done on the street. According to Barnard THE GRAND OPENING of the City of Gloucester City Water Works was... Read more →


BY Dale Mezzacappa, senior writer for Chalkbeat Philadelphia Helen Gym, right, talks with the crowd at a Philadelphia Federation of Teachers event on Jan. 23. The teachers union, the city’s largest union, endorsed Gym for mayor at the event. Dale Mezzacappa/Chalkbeat The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers endorsed Helen Gym for mayor on Monday, with union President Jerry Jordan calling her an “indefatigable, indomitable, unrelenting powerhouse of boundless energy and unparalleled determination” on behalf of the... Read more →

Attention Gloucester City Business Owners; $250,000 is Available in Assistance Capital Funds

GLOUCESTER CITY SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS The City of Gloucester has appropriated $250,000 of its federal Community Development Block Grant CARES Funds (CDBG-CV1) for the COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program. This program is being established to provide working capital funds to the community’s small businesses that the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted. A. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES The Gloucester City, Small Business Assistance Program, has been established to provide working capital funds to community businesses economically... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story: How Deceptive is the Government!

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Columnist Today, January 19, 2022 Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen announced that because the federal government has, once again, met its debt ceiling, the federal government will not be funding either the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund or Postal Service Retiree Health Benefit Fund. It sounds like it is time to panic! This is being brought to our attention because the Democrats want to raise the debt ceiling so... Read more →

Louisiana State Senator Sentenced for Scheme to DefraudDemocratic Party Organization

Eastern District of Louisiana NEW ORLEANS – The United States Attorney’s Office announced that former Louisiana State Senator and Chair of State Political Party “A,” KAREN CARTER PETERSON, age 53, from New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Sarah S. Vance to 22 months imprisonment after previously pleading guilty to a one-count bill of information charging her with wire fraud, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1343 and... Read more →

Congressman Norcross Sworn In, Promotes American Made Agenda in 118th Congress

Starting the New Year by Putting America's Workers First Congressman Donald Norcross was officially sworn in as a United States Representative for New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District today, representing the people of South Jersey in the 118th Congress. The swearing-in was delayed following several chaotic days when the Republican majority was unable to elect a speaker. “It is an honor to return to Congress to serve the community I have called home my entire life... Read more →

Club for Growth Praises Republicans for Electing McCarthy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement in response to the election of Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. CNBNews graphic file “Republicans took great strides in returning democratic principles to the U.S. House of Representatives. For too long, Speaker Pelosi ran the House like an iron-fisted despot. This is how Democrats have pushed spending and inflation and the rest of their radical, woke agenda.... Read more →

Senator Durr Opposes Glassboro-Camden Line

WOODBURY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--New Jersey Republican Senator Edward Durr slammed the proposed route for the Glassboro-Camden Line, calling the 18-mile commuter rail project in its current form a patchwork approach that will divide smaller towns, increase traffic, and endanger the safety of residents. Sen. Ed Durr slammed the proposed route for the Glassboro-Camden Line, calling the commuter rail project in its current form a patchwork approach that will divide smaller towns, increase traffic, and endanger the... Read more →


Why Were GCity Republican Council Candidates So Timid?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ The three unknown Gloucester City Republican council candidates Jason Fanning, James Mueller, and Anthony Kates who challenged the Democrat incumbents in November never stood a chance in our opinion. Why? They were not combative enough. Even though they had a 'barrel of ammunition' provided by CNBNews investigations to attack their opponents, they never fired a shot that caught on with the public. There were numerous pressing... Read more →

U.S. Attorney: FTX Founder Donated Millions of Dollars to Democratic U.S. Candidates to Influence 2022 Election

Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Merrick B. Garland, the United States Attorney General, and Michael J. Driscoll, the Assistant Director in Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the unsealing of an Indictment charging SAMUEL BANKMAN-FRIED, a/k/a “SBF,” with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to commit commodities fraud, conspiracy to commit securities fraud, conspiracy to... Read more →

From The Desk Of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ)

This week, the Senate was back in Washington to address some of the most pressing issues facing our nation before we head into a new year and a new Congress. One of the issues I have long championed is closing tax loopholes exploited by Big Oil at the expense of the American people in New Jersey and across the country. It’s no secret that paying for gas was incredibly hard for millions of Americans this... Read more →

Housing Counselor Daniel “Duke” Orsino Announces His Candidacy for Philadelphia City Council-at-large

Philadelphia, PA: Housing Counselor Daniel “Duke” Orsino is announcing his candidacy for Philadelphia City Council-at-large. Mr. Orsino, an LGBTQ+ Progressive Democrat, has proposed what is arguably one of the most innovative campaign platforms in in quite some time. If implemented, Mr. Orsino’s vision would fundamentally transform daily life not just in Philadelphia but in a large portion of the Delaware Valley. Mr. Orsino’s platform includes better city services, expanding social service programs & funding, more... Read more →

CORRECTION regarding City Police Chief/City Administrator

CORRECTION/UPDATED( September 10, 2022)—It has been brought to our attention by Police Chief/City Administrator Brian Morrell that he has three and half more years to work before he can retire; that his salary is based on the last year of his employment. Morrell also took exception to our statement that no one could perform two jobs and do them efficiently. Stating, "You do not know what I do or don't do, you just assumed. Why... Read more →

Political Staffer Antonio Teixeira Admits Scheme to Defraud Campaigns and PAC Groups in New Jersey

CNBNews graphic file NEWARK, N.J. – A Union County man who previously served as a staff member in the New Jersey Senate today admitted his role in a conspiracy to falsely inflate the invoices that a political consultant submitted to various campaigns, political action committees, and IRS 501(c)(4) organizations, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Antonio Teixeira, 43, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez to an information charging... Read more →

Oath Keepers Found Guilty of Seditious Conspiracy Related to Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

Stewart Rhodes, a founder of the citizen militia group known as the Oath Keepers, speaks during a rally outside the White House in Washington, June 25, 2017. (image courtesy of WASHINGTON, D.C.--Elmer Stewart Rhodes III, the founder and leader of the Oath Keepers, and Kelly Meggs, the leader of the Florida chapter of the organization, were found guilty by a jury today of seditious conspiracy and other charges for crimes related to the breach... Read more →

GUEST OPINION---DAVIS: “There is clear smoking gun evidence of foreign corruption in China and Ukraine”

On Friday, Mike Davis, Founder and President of the Article III Project, joined The Ingraham Angle to discuss the appointment of a special counsel to investigate President Trump: “Biden just made another public comment about this several days ago. Also, remember that the Biden White House waived President Trump's claim of executive privilege and paved the way for this Mar-a-Lago raid. We need to step back and remember a couple of things. This special counsel... Read more →

Article III Project: Regarding AG Garland Naming Special Counsel to Investigate Trump

WASHINGTON — Mike Davis, Founder and President of the Article III Project, issued the following statement after Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed a special counsel to investigate former President Donald Trump. graphic files “By appointing a special counsel to investigate his boss’s top political enemy, Attorney General Merrick Garland continues to politicize and weaponize the Biden Justice Department, all while ignoring smoking-gun evidence of the Biden family’s foreign corruption. Garland announced he’s essentially giving... Read more →

New Jersey Number 1 Again for the Wrong Reason

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor image source state of New Jersey (The Center Square)(November 18, 2022)--– New Jersey is the only state in the country where county-level political parties can endorse candidates in primary elections and give them preferential placement on the ballot. But a new poll, conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University found that most New Jersey voters believe county-level parties should stay out of the balloting process. Under New Jersey's election... Read more →

New Jersey Republicans Gain Win in 7th District

Candidates in New Jersey for the 7th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives are Democratic incumbent Tom Malinowski and Republican challenger Tom Kean. AP File photos (The Center Square) – Republicans in New Jersey scored a victory Wednesday when Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski conceded defeat in his race against Republican Tom Kean Jr. for the 7th District seat. The Associated Press had yet to call the race by 3 p.m. EST,... Read more →

1000s of Uncounted Votes in Nevada, as Nation Waits

By Madison Hirneisen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Officials in Nevada’s most populous county say they are still processing thousands of ballots that came in through the mail and drop boxes, telling reporters Wednesday that it will likely take days to get to a final tally. Clark County Registrar of Voters Joe Gloria said the state has just over 14,700 ballots to count from drop-off boxes on Monday and USPS pick up... Read more →


William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 7, 2022)(CNBNews)--The November 8 election is just hours away. Many people have either mailed their ballot or taken it to one of the many drop-off boxes throughout Camden County. Depending on which newscast you listen to, the Republicans will win back the House and the Senate, while Democrats are confident they will continue to control both the House and the Senate. Polls open at... Read more →

U.S. Attorneys in New Jersey and Across America Set Up Election Day Hotline to Protect Workers/Voters

NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today that the public can call the Office’s Election Day Hotline at 888-636-6596 to report voting rights concerns, threats against election officials, or any other activity that would interfere with the right to vote in the District of New Jersey. This number will be active from Oct. 29, 2022, through Nov. 11, 2022, and will be staffed live on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022. The Department... Read more →

Some Free Advice From Senator John Kennedy (video)

I love this country as much as you do! I think America is worth fighting for! ~U.S. Senator Kennedy (CNBNews)--United States Senator John Kennedy hit the ball out of the park in his speech at the CPAC gathering this past February. Whether you are a Republican or Democrat, take a few minutes and listen to his words of wisdom. He makes a lot of sense. If you think he doesn't, let us know we love... Read more →

Gloucester City Taxpayers/Voters Want to Know

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 5, 2022)--Regarding the November 2 article Gloucester City Council Candidates Speechless written by columnist Dorothy Philbin, Josh Twyford, the chair of the Gloucester City Republican Committee, stated in a comment, "Dorothy was given a response from the Republican ticket." We suggest Mr. Twyford is referring to the four-minute PowerPoint presentation that Fanning submitted to her which she publicly acknowledged that she did receive it. Republican... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story:

Gloucester City Council Candidates Speechless

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 1, 2022)--A short time ago, I challenged our candidates for local offices to answer specific questions. Of the seven candidates, I heard from two. Republican council candidate Jason Fanning submitted a PowerPoint presentation from his team. The production needs to be reformatted to be included in the Notebook. If it is finished in time, it will be published here. On the Democratic side, I only heard from... Read more →


Investigating a “Complex and Grave Situation” by Katherine Eban, Vanity Fair, and Jeff Kao, ProPublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Series: Coronavirus The U.S. Response to COVID-19 “A Secret Language of Chinese Officialdom” Toy Reid has always had a gift for languages — one that would carry him far from what he calls his “very blue-collar” roots... Read more →

Early Voting Begins Oct. 29 through Nov. 6

2022 GENERAL ELECTION Return Your Vote By Mail Ballots! Apply for Vote By Mail to Receive a Convenient and Effective Way to Vote Attention Camden County residents! Avoid the lines and crowds this election day. Keep an eye out for your Vote By Mail application in the mail. All residents that are not signed up for Vote By Mail will receive an easy to complete application. Just a reminder, you are not automatically signed up... Read more →

NJ Public Employees Sue Murphy for Discrimination

Public Employees and Their Union Sue Gov. Murphy for Discrimination Murphy’s policies further widen the pay equity gap for women and people of color, says union Trenton, NJ – AFSCME New Jersey Council 63 today announced that, on behalf of approximately 6,000 state employees, the union has filed a lawsuit in superior court against Gov. Phil Murphy and his administration for racial and gender-based discrimination. AFSCME represents front-line workers in New Jersey’s veterans homes, psychiatric... Read more →

Guest Opinion: The New York Times Lambaste Bernie McGuirk

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a New YorkTimes obituary on Bernie McGuirk: WABC legend Bernie McGuirk, who, along with Sid Rosenberg, commanded the number-one rated morning radio talk show in the New York area, “Bernie and Sid in the Morning,” died on October 5. On October 19, the New York Times ran an obituary on him by Ed Shanahan that read more like a tract than an honest summary of his professional life.... Read more →

NJ Says: Gloucester City Violated Workers Sick Leave Law

CNBNews Point of View Those governing the City of Gloucester City, have lead the residents to believe that Great Things Are Happening in their City floating the above banner on city stationary for the last three decades and on other city owned literature and internet portals. Yet as we have stated before we keep looking for one thing that residents can point too and say with pride that "Great Things Are Really Happening in our... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story:

A Challenge for our Gloucester City Council Candidates

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews This week I, as likely most of you, received election fliers from every candidate running for every office under the sun. I sent a letter to "one issue" Donald Norcross explaining that most average people are more concerned about putting gas into our cars, food onto the table, etc. I didn't hear back from Mr. Norcross, but I never really expected a reply. I also received fliers from our local candidates.... Read more →

Project Veritas Investigation: NYC Mayor Adams Exposed...Film

Number One Aide to NYC Mayor Adams Admits Migrant Crisis Going to Make Biden Look Bad... Top Aide to NYC Mayor Eric Adams ADMITS Migrant Crisis is Catastrophic for the City… ‘Flooded Our System’ … ‘Eventually Going to Make Biden Look Bad’ … ‘I Don’t Know that Eric Adams is Capable Enough to Navigate it.’ Chris Baugh, Advance Team Aide, NYC Mayor Eric Adams: “There was talk about limiting the number of migrants we would... Read more →

PayPal is Wrong to De-Bank Conservatives Says Davis

DAVIS: “PayPal is becoming the Google of consumer payments. It's becoming woke.” On Friday morning, Mike Davis, Founder and President of the Internet Accountability Project, joined Fox News @ Night with Trace Gallagher to discuss PayPal’s new policies debanking conservatives. “Paypal, I think, is the second largest FinTech and consumer payments company on the planet just behind American Express and bigger than Visa and MasterCard. So their lawyers didn't review this? Their executives didn't review... Read more →


How Many Times Can You Vote?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 17, 2022)--A not-for-profit organization, Public Interest Legal Foundation, announced the results of a New Jersey voter records study this week. The results were interesting but predictable. image courtesy of They found over 33,000 voters with fictitious birthdates. That doesn't seem like such a big deal but think about it for a minute. John Smith is age 21 and registered to vote. Then he goes back a... Read more →

CNB Political News: Claire Gustafson Campaign Signs

I’m Claire Gustafson, I was the Republican Party’s 2020 nominee for Congress in New Jersey’s First District. I’m proud of our race against the political cartel that rules South Jersey. With the help of the greatest volunteers any campaign has ever had we earned more votes than any Republican to run in New Jersey’s First Congressional District. We outperformed President Trump and our party’s nominee for US Senate. We earned the votes of more than... Read more →