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Linden Mayor Derek Armstead Endorses Congressman Payne

Mar. 17, 2022

NEWARK, NJ –U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., is announcing the endorsement of Linden Mayor Derek Armstead for his campaign in the Democratic primary election in the 10th congressional district.

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Mayor Dahlia Vertreese Endorses Congressman Payne

Mar. 7, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – Fresh off of a strong showing winning a contested re-election race and sweeping local Council seats, Hillside Mayor Dahlia Vertreese is endorsing U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark).

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Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver Endorses Congressman Payne

Mar. 9, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver, New Jersey’s highest ranking Black woman elected official, is endorsing her longtime friend and colleague U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark).

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Congressman Payne Warns of Drastic Setbacks for People of Color in GOP Plan to Remove Racial Indicators from Federal Documents

Mar. 4, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is speaking out against a Republican proposal to remove all racial identifiers from federal documents that is included in Senator Rick Scott’s controversial Rescue America Plan.

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Mayor Ted Green Endorses Congressman Payne

Mar. 2, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – East Orange Mayor Ted Green is the latest prominent elected official to add his support to U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (D-Newark) re-election campaign.

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Congressman Payne Cheers Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court

Feb. 26, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is praising President Joe Biden’s historic nomination of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court.

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Mayor Steven Fulop Endorses Congressman Payne

Feb. 25, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is releasing another high profile endorsement, with Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop announcing his support for the Democratic Congressman.

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Congressman Payne Condemns Republican Plan to Raise Taxes on Working Families

Feb. 23, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – After a bombshell pronouncement by Republican Senator Rick Scott (R-Florida), the Chairman of the Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee, that his party should seek to raise taxes on millions of low income working families, seniors, people with disabilities and other vulnerable communities, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is condemning the GOP tax hike plan and vowing to stop it from being enacted.

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Planned Parenthood Action Fund Endorses Congressman Payne

Feb. 22, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is announcing his first endorsement from a national progressive advocacy group, as Planned Parenthood Action Fund backs the veteran Democrat.

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Congressman Payne Endorsed by AFSCME New Jersey Union

Feb. 17, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) New Jersey union is endorsing Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) in the upcoming Democratic Primary election.

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Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Endorses Congressman Payne

Feb. 15, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is announcing the endorsement of his longtime colleague and friend Mayor Ras Baraka in the Democratic Primary election for the 10th Congressional District seat.

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Congressman Payne Endorsed By New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association

Jan. 31, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – The New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association (FMBA) is endorsing U.S. Representative Donald Payne, Jr., in the upcoming Democratic primary election.

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NJEA Endorses Congressman Payne in Democratic Primary

Jan. 27, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – The New Jersey Education Association (NJEA), one of the state’s largest and most politically powerful labor organizations, is endorsing U.S. Representative Donald Payne, Jr., in the upcoming Democratic Primary election.

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Congressman Payne Announces 2022 Campaign Team

Feb. 11, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is announcing his campaign team for the upcoming primary election, an experienced group of political professionals who will help the Congressman spread his message and connect with Democratic voters throughout the 10th District.

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Laborers’ International Union Endorses Congressman Payne in 10th Congressional District Primary

Feb. 9, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – The Laborers’ International North America-Eastern Region (LiUNA) union is announcing its endorsement of Rep. Donald Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) in the upcoming 10th Congressional District primary election.

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U.S. Senators Cory Booker & Bob Menendez Endorse Rep. Donald Payne, Jr.

Feb. 7, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) are both endorsing Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) in the upcoming Democratic Primary election in the 10th Congressional District.

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Communications Workers of America Union Endorses Congressman Payne

Feb. 4, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – The Communications Workers of America (CWA) New Jersey union has endorsed Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) in the upcoming primary for the 10th District Congressional seat.

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Congressman Payne Raises Over $220,000 in Final Quarter of 2021

Feb. 1, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Representative Donald Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) raised over $220,000 in the fourth quarter of 2021, a substantial sum that positions the veteran Congressman for a strong re-election campaign.

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