Articles Posted in the " Election 2016 " Category


  • Christie seeks contrast with Walker, Bush at CPAC 2015

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog His budget speech wasn’t aimed at contrast, Save Jerseyans, but Chris Christie couldn’t get away from it on Thursday at CPAC 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland, in an interview with Laura Ingraham (see below). Laura’s interview contained most of the meat, including some tough words aimed at his primary […]


  • Barely registering in Iowa, Christie heads to CPAC (then Cali)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog 4%. That’s where Governor Chris Christie stands in Iowa today according to the results of a new Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday. His favorability rating there is upside down, 30 – 54 percent, despite his having visited the state a number of times, most recently back in January at the […]


  • PPP Poll: Christie now tied with Ted Cruz

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Not great news for Governor Christie in the polling department following Tuesday’s unconventional budget address, Save Jerseyans. A PPP (D) national GOP primary poll found that “Chris Christie just keeps on becoming more and more unpopular with Republican voters. Only 28% rate him favorably to 45% who have […]


  • Chris Christie’s comeback should start today

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Reports of Governor Christie’s political demise have been exaggerated, Save Jerseyans. Greatly exaggerated? Perhaps not if you’re following the blow-by-blow donor battle and up-to-date polling trends as 2016 inches ever-closer. Things look grim. Could the bigger-than-life New Jerseyan’s fortunes change? Sure. Starting with today’s budget address, in fact, but it’s […]


  • Christie heading to CPAC

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Chris Christie is in for CPAC 2015, Save Jerseyans: New Jersey Governor @GovChristie will participate at CPAC 2015. #CPAC2015 pic.twitter.com/mH2yb2ydVT — Matt Schlapp (@mschlapp) February 20, 2015 The annual convention-style gathering, sponsored by the American Conservative Union, will take place from February 25th to 28th at the Gaylord National […]


  • Christie in New Hampshire: “I’m Not Even Running Yet!”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey’s public workers (and many of its court staff) have a late 11:00 a.m. opening on Tuesday falling another statewide snowfall, Save Jerseyans, but Governor Chris Christie is travelling out of state campaigning (unofficially, of course) for the Republican presidential nomination, visiting New Hampshire on Monday […]




  • More key defections in Christie World

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I won’t sugarcoat it for you: persistently weak polling and continuous scandal rumors are steadily undermining confidence among the political professionals and donors who Chris Christie needs to mount a successful establishment presidential push, Save Jerseyans. Drip, drip, drip… On Tuesday, the Observer’s Ken Kurson (formerly of […]


  • Dem 2016 Philly Confab Won’t Match GOP Legacy

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot There’s much talk that the 2016 Democrat National Convention will be held in Philadelphia. Personally, I think Philly has the inside track. But, when it comes to holding conventions in Philadelphia, the Dems will have to go a long way to catch up with the GOP because Philly and the […]


  • One year out, Christie running 4th in New Hampshire

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’re exactly one year out from the February 9, 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary, Save Jerseyans, and the latest Saint Anselm/Bloomberg Politics New Hampshire poll has Jeb Bush on top sans Mitt Romney: Jeb Bush (16%) Rand Paul (13%) Scott Walker (12%) Chris Christie (10%) Mike Huckabee (6%) […]


  • 59% don’t think Booker is ready for the Vice Presidency

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog From Patrick Murray’s latest Monmouth Poll: There has been some buzz about Booker being considered as a potential running mate for Hillary Clinton should she be the Democrats’ presidential nominee in 2016. While most New Jerseyans are satisfied with Booker’s job performance so far, few feel that […]