Mark Alexander

The on-leave Seton Hall law professor was, at first, Barack Obama’s national policy director; late last year, he became the New Jersey State Campaign Director. If Obama winds up as President, he’ll likely be offered an administration post, but right now he’s 12 slots behind Bob Decheine.

"Historically, the media has had two caricatures of Republicans. We are either stupid or evil."
—U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)