Tom Brennan, who comes from a working-class family in a small Irish town, is the master artisan in charge of the most famous crystal ball in the world.
Swept into office as a progressive reformer, Gov. Philip D. Murphy’s first year has seen his rapid early victories slowed by battles with the Democratic-controlled legislature.
Gov. Philip D. Murphy’s chief of staff told a committee investigating the incident: “There are times that I wish that I told the governor.”