Friends show Cryan love at packed fundraiser

Friends and political backers of Assemblyman Joe Cryan (D-20) showered the lawmaker with fundraising love Monday evening at the Blackthorn Restaurant and Irish Pub.

Among the guests honoring Cryan were U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6), state Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-20), state Sen. Nick Scutari (D-22), Assemblywoman Annette Quijano (D-20), Assemblyman Tom Giblin (D-34), Roselle Mayor Jamel Holley and Jersey City Deputy Mayor Raj Mukherji. 

Over 400 people attended the event.

"This meeting is entirely off the record. Until somebody leaks it."
—Michael Kempner, addressing a roomful of Democratic powerbrokers organizng for Hillary Clinton