Tag Archives: Ed Durr

NJ GOP Senator-Elect Sorry For Racist, Bigoted Posts

Philadelphia’s NBC News affiliate reports: The story of a plucky truck driver who ousted New Jersey’s longest-serving Senate president in a long-shot, upset victory took a turn after the revelation of xenophobic and transphobic social media posts. One post on Republican Edward Durr’s Twitter account calls the Prophet Muhammad a “pedophile” and Islam a “false religion” and a “cult of …

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Truck Driver Unseats Dem New Jersey Senate President

The Washington Post reports: New Jersey’s longtime state Senate president, Democrat Steve Sweeney, lost reelection, falling to a Republican newcomer who spent less than $200 on the race and leaving his party reeling. Edward Durr, a furniture company truck driver and first-time candidate, defeated Sweeney in New Jersey’s 3rd Legislative District, according to results tallied Thursday. Durr spent $153.31, according …

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