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  • Is Marlboro in play?

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Labor Day is still a week off, but the political season is already underway in the most unlikely place; Marlboro Township where Democratic incumbents Mayor Jon Hornik and Councilwoman Randi Marder are running for their third terms with newcomer, Councilman Mike Scalea who is running for his first full term […]


  • Gopal Surrenders Red Bank

    Democratic Councilman Michael DuPont Remains Confident He Will Be Reelected By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Monmouth County Democratic Chairman Vin Gopal told The Two River Times  that the Republican Party will win control of the Red Bank municipal government in this November’s election. Gopal, who launched a campaign of personal destruction against Red Bank GOP Chairman Sean […]


  • Vin Gopal’s Losing Formula

    Gopal’s only political play is to attack the integrity of the candidates he’s running against, regardless of the veracity of the attack. By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com In the aftermath of Red Bank Council President announcing on MoreMonmouthMusings that he would resign his seat on the borough council and withdraw as a candidate for another term, […]



  • Some Perspective On Trump’s Surge

    Donald Trump is Howard Beale with groomed hair, clean clothes and his own Boeing 757 By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Donald Trump has the media and political elite on both sides of the aisle in a tissy because he is leading the GOP field for the 2016 presidential nomination after committing two “unforgivable” sins against […]



  • Highlands Man Surprised To Find Himself In Christie For President Ad

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Governor Chris Christie released the first ad of his fledgling presidential campaign today.  The thirty second spot is aimed at New Hampshire primary voters and will air on Boston, MA and Manchester, NH television and cable outlets, according to a report on NJ.com.  Christie’s campaign will spend $500,000 to distribute […]




  • Marlboro Republican Council Candidate Resigns

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Frank DeBlasi, the top vote getter in the Republican primary in Marlboro eariler this month, has withdrawn as a candidate, according to a statement by Selika Josiah Gore, the Chair of the Township’s Republican Committee. Gore said that DeBlasi withdrew because of unforeseen personal circumstances. “Frank was a great candidate […]


  • Ernst Coming to New Jersey to Headline GOPAC Fundraiser

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Iowa U.S. Senator Joni Ernst is coming to New Jersey next week as the headliner for a GOPAC fundraiser. Ernst, a freshman senator who gave the Republican response to the State of the Union address in January, came to national prominence with her unconventional campaign ad. GOPAC is a national […]


  • Rible defends police response to Summer Jam riot

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Assemblyman Dave Rible, R-Monmouth and Ocean, stood up for the New Jersey State Police’s response to rioting gate crashers at Sunday night’s Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium. Responding to ACLU of NJ Executive Director Udi Ofer’s call for the Attorney General to investigate the appropriate use of force at the […]


  • Wildstein makes new accusations against Christie

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com David Wildstein, the former Port Authority official who has pleaded guilty in the Bridgegate scandal, accused Governor Chris Christie of revealing secret Grand Jury testimony during a 2010 meeting about Port Authority Police leadership, a violation of federal law, according to a report in The New York Times. In answering Interrogatories […]