NJ Senate Confirms Matt Platkin to Be Attorney General

New Jersey’s Democrat-led Senate confirmed Gov. Phil Murphy’s former chief counsel to be the state’s attorney general. Attorney General Matt Platkin had been serving as the state’s acting top law enforcement official since earlier this year when Murphy nominated him. Platkin served as the Murphy administration’s top attorney overseeing pending bills and executive orders for the Democratic governor from the start of the administration in early 2018 until late 2020. He left to take a post at the firm Lowenstein Sandler where he handled white collar cases and business disputes. New Jersey is one of a few states whose attorney general is appointed, with most states holding elections to fill the post. Source: NBC Political News
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Abortion Is a Matter of ‘Freedom' for Biden and Democrats

The way President Joe Biden sees it, the overturning of Roe vs. Wade by the Supreme Court wasn't just about whether a woman has the right to obtain an abortion. “It’s about freedom,” Biden said this past week while in New York. Vice President Kamala Harris tells voters that “extremist, so-called leaders trumpet the rhetoric of freedom while they take away freedoms." Source: NBC Political News
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