Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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On Four-State Tour, Democratic Leaders Try to Reconnect With Workers

Aug 15, 2017
In The News

The New York Times. By Nick Corasaniti

CAMDEN, N.J. — The three Democratic congressmen sat at one end of a long, rectangular table that extended nearly the length of the Teamsters hall here, surrounded by about 50 union leaders, members and local residents offering a mix of praise, complaints and political strategy...

...Representatives Mark DeSaulnier of California, Mark Pocan of Wisconsin and Donald Norcross of New Jersey finished a four-stop, cross-country tour on Aug. 4 that set out to do just that: understand and tap into the economic anxiety felt by many working class voters...

...Mr. Norcross told the crowd in the Teamsters hall that there were more than 200 attorneys in the House of Representatives. “There’s one electrician, one painter, and one iron worker and one carpenter. We need some more help folks. We need some more.”

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