Owners of the Philadelphia Inquirer, who can’t agree on the firing of the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Bill Marimow, must wait for a judge’s decision on where to hear their lawsuits over the dispute as they disagree on the venue as well.
Governor Chris Christie, a New Jersey Republican cruising toward re-election in a Democrat- dominated state, said politicians in Washington “played chicken” as a partial U.S. government shutdown neared.
Steve Lonegan, who’s running for U.S. Senate in New Jersey, said fellow Republicans had “guts” to shut down the federal government. He’d be happy, he says, if his epitaph proclaims him “the guy who dismantled the IRS.”
The owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News asked a judge to approve hiring a lawyer to investigate the “unauthorized recording” of a meeting held before the company entered bankruptcy.