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  • Two risky assumptions underpin the Christie 2016 primary plan

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Christie’s presidential campaign strategy boils down to two major assumptions: (1) Electoral Assumption: He can win a crowded New Hampshire – and make a Clinton ’92-style comeback – by living in New Hampshire for the next 7 months and scrapping together a plurality victory; and (2) Substantive Assumption: He can campaign/message on […]

  • Christie’s RGA network pays early dividend with LePage endorsement

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie’s successful tenure as chairman of the Republican Governors Association (RGA) is already paying off, Save Jerseyans. One day after his announcement in New Jersey, the newly-minted presidential candidate took a detour from a packed New Hampshire schedule to visit the state’s northern neighbor and […]

  • POLL: Well, it’s official, so does he have your support?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We asked you this question before, Save Jerseyans, but now that things are official official, I figured it was worth one more ask… Are you supporting Chris Christie in the 2016 Republican presidential primary? Allow me to clarify the question… I’m NOT asking if you’d support him […]

  • Notable N.J. absences from the Christie endorsement list

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie unveiled an extensive endorsement list of NJ GOP legislative and political personalities on Tuesday afternoon after his presidential campaign launch speech, Save Jerseyans, no small feat in the face of badly-sagging approval among the party faith state-wide (a new FDU poll released today found […]

  • TK2 working the room in Livingston

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog No official word yet as to whether it could be construed as an endorsement, Save Jerseyans, but Tom Kean Jr. is in the house at the Livingston High School Gymnasium this morning for Governor Chris Christie’s presidential campaign announcement. More than one reliable New Jersey Republican insider source […]