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Presenting a united front, Mercer County Dems name Muoio to be Watson Coleman's successor in LD15

WEST WINDSOR — Insofar as there was ever any question — or, worse, controversy — over who would replace newly-minted U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) in the 15th legislative district, Mercer County Democrats put the issue finally and unmistakably to rest this morning, presenting the picture of a particularly united political force when they unanimously elected committee chairwoman Liz Muoio to serve as successor to New Jersey’s first African American congresswoman. 1,383 more words

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Mercer County Dems celebrate Watson Coleman's career -- with an eye toward the future

WASHINGTON DC — They hoofed it, bussed it, took trains and drove SUVs through early morning snow and Beltway traffic to see their political and, for some, spiritual leader enter into her next career phase, and “so help me God” they were going to do it — even if it meant holding two informal swearing-in ceremonies to make sure everyone got a glimpse of New Jersey’s first African American congresswoman with her hand on the Bible. 991 more words

Bonnie Watson Coleman