Articles Posted in the " Election 2014 " Category

  • Belgard (still) can’t escape her ill-conceived “zero” promise

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog We’re constantly warning kids to exercise caution when posting things online, Save Jerseyans. Sometimes adult candidates need reminders, too. Democrat Aimee Belgard learned her lesson the hard way, and she’s set to learn it all over again over the next few weeks. Republicans in Burlington County […]

  • Save Jersey Generation Candidates Assume Office

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Is there now a Save Jersey bump? This past year I conducted a series of interviews with local candidates; I wanted to give everyone an update on some of these candidates taking office. In short: very well! In Hightstown, not only did Connor Montferrat become one of the youngest […]

  • Christie Moves to Flank Bush with Chesimard Letter to Obama

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Did you catch this on Fox News Sunday, Save Jerseyans? Here’s a pdf copy of the letter which was sent only four days after the President received a warm welcome from New Jersey’s top Republican at McGuire Air Force Base. What’s going on here? It’s complicated… Gov. Christie […]

  • Breakfast with Shaun Golden

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We met for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. on a brisk December Saturday but Sheriff Shaun Golden (R-Monmouth) had already held a full meeting earlier in the day before sitting down with your Blogger-in-Chief for eggs and toast at Freehold’s Sweet Lew’s Cafe, a greasy spoon located directly across from the […]

  • Notes from the YRNF Louisiana Deployment

    By Christopher A. Canarelli | The Save Jersey Blog Having recently returned from a week in the home state of newly re-elected Governor Rick Scott, among famous cartoon mice and orcas, I’m a bit behind on addressing some of the major political events that have taken place – one of which is the Louisiana runoff […]

  • It’s Official: Landrieu is a Loser

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Even a last minute visit from his Royal Twitterocity couldn’t save U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu from the political chopping block in a Saturday run-off election, Save Jerseyans. The AP called the 2014 cycle’s only outstanding Senate race for Republican challenger Bill Cassidy only minutes after polls closed; Landrieu was […]

  • A Tale of Two Resorts

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog FYI – Don’t expect a ton of news from the New Jersey political scene this week, Save Jerseyans, other than good ‘ole Frank Pallone’s fun upset win over the Pelosi Democrat caucus faction down in D.C. One week out from the Thanksgiving holiday, the N.J. solar system is centered on two gatherings […]

  • Christie delivers pep talk to House Frosh

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Freshman orientation is still underway down in Washington, D.C., Save Jerseyans, and House Republicans were treated to a 90-minute pep talk from Governor Chris Christie which, according to Congressman-elect Tom MacArthur, brought the membership to its feet (h/t “We talked about the importance of winning and […]

  • Winners and Losers: N.J. Election 2014

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A little belated but with the proper perspective… so without further ado… N.J. Winners 1. Chris Christie This is a no-brainer. Is an active Tea Partier in Iowa or a Ron Paul fan in New Hampshire or South Carolina MORE likely to vote for Chris Christie because […]

  • New Jersey’s Frosh House Members Head to Orientation

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog None of New Jersey’s twelve House seats changed hands between the parties last week, Save Jerseyans, but three members of the delegation are filling open or vacated seats (Norcross in NJ-01, MacArthur in NJ-03, and Bonnie Watson-Coleman in NJ-12). Now the work begins. On Wednesday, T-Mac tweeted […]

  • Election Winners and Losers: National Edition

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot There were many winners and losers in last week’s Big GOP Wave. And yes, for every winner there were losers — in some cases multiple losers. So, let’s get right to it: WINNER – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who helmed the Republican Governors Association to a stunning triumph in […]