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Comedy Night: Steve Sweeney

9 p.m. White Heron Theatre, 5 North Water St. Boston-based stand-up comedian Steve Sweeney will perform. Second show Saturday. Visit for tickets.

Comedy legend Steve Sweeney to perform at Laconia VFW

LACONIA — Long time Boston and national comedian Steve Sweeney, who is a legend among New England comedy fans will be at the Laconia VFW, 143 Court St., Saturday, April 16 for an 8 p.m. show. The event also includes another Boston area headliner, Chris D. (Showtime, Giggles, Kowloon,...
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Comedy legend Steve Sweeney at Laconia VFW

LACONIA — National comedy act Steve Sweeney, who is a legend among Boston and New England comedy fans, will he appearing at the Laconia VFW, 143 Court St., on Saturday, April 16 for an 8 p.m. show. The event also includes Chris D. (Showtime, Boston Comedy Festival, Burbank Comedy...

Rowan University launches public policy center named for Steve Sweeney

New Jersey faces big affordability issues, and the new Steve Sweeney Center for Public Policy at Rowan University is ready to take them on. The formation of the center, announced March 2, has been in the works since 2021, according to founding director Mark Magyar. When Sweeney lost his reelection bid, he began to think about starting a group to look at state issues.
New Jersey Monthly

Steve Sweeney Hints at ‘Plans for the Future’ After Losing NJ State Senate Seat

Steve Sweeney served 12 years as president of the state Senate. An ironworker by trade, Sweeney, in the eyes of many political observers, has never forgotten his working-class roots and has a well-deserved reputation for reaching across the aisle and getting things done—often, important things that have impacted people’s lives.

With Steve Sweeney out of the way, Jersey Democrats push to fulfill Murphy’s Election Day voter registration agenda to boost voter rolls

Let’s face it. Democrats in New Jersey are reeling from major defeats across the state in 2021, but now they are pushing hard to turn the tide that is rising against them. New Jersey Senator Vin Gopal (D-Monmouth) has introduced a bill that will allow same-day voter registration on election…and all you need to register is a recent utility bill with your address on it.

Friendly Fire: What the future holds for Steve Sweeney, Chris Wallace, and leaf blowers

Can Americans still have a sensible and friendly political discussion across the partisan divide? The answer is yes, and we intend to prove it. Julie Roginsky, a Democrat, and Mike DuHaime, a Republican, are consultants who have worked on opposite teams for their entire careers yet have remained friends throughout. Here, they discuss the week’s events with editorial page editor Tom Moran.

BREAKING: Ousted Senate President Steve Sweeney to Mount Gubernatorial Bid

Steve Sweeney, who as Senate president was long considered the second most powerful man in New Jersey, will seek the Democratic nomination for governor in the 2025 race after being ousted by Republican Edward Durr in a shocking election that made national headlines. The news, broken by the New Jersey...

Sen. Nicholas Scutari To Replace Steve Sweeney As New Jersey Senate President

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Democrats in the New Jersey Senate have picked state Sen. Nicholas Scutari to be their new leader. Scutari will replace current senate president Steve Sweeney, who lost his reelection. Sweeney conceded the election this week to his Republican newcomer challenger, truck driver Ed Durr. Sweeney, who served for 12 years, has been the state’s longest serving senate president.

Steve Sweeney has conceded. What does that mean for South Jersey?

Now that New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney has admitted defeat in his re-election bid, South Jersey could see some changes ahead without the longtime state senator from Gloucester County in charge. Sweeney, the second most powerful politician in the state and the longest serving senate president in New Jersey...

Why I kind of feel bad for Steve Sweeney (Opinion)

Steve Sweeney was not ready for this. It seemed impossible that he could be beaten by anyone, let alone a neophyte like Ed Durr. But beaten he was, and now Sweeney has conceded. Concession speeches are always tough to hear, even if you can’t stand the person who is making...