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The Hague penny-pinchers

by One of the many reasons that John V. Kenny beat the Hague Machine in 1949, was that the Kenny organization paid up to $15 for a vote. The Hague penny-pinchers refused to go over $5. by

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By handing out County jobs, Kenny got in return a Council obedient to his commands.

by John V. Kenny controlled Jersey City by maintaining Council-members as satellites in orbit about him. Gravity wasn’t the force JVK used to impose his rule. By handing out County jobs, Kenny got in return a Council obedient to his … Continue reading

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Reformers?

by John V. Kenny and Robert Janiszewski campaigned as reformers. by

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