Articles Posted in the " National " Category

  • POLLING: Christie far back in the Carolinas

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog This is undoubtedly the winter of Chris Christie’s discontent, Save Jerseyans. Dixie fails to present as an exception. He registered only 2.8% last weekend in the CPAC straw poll, behind the likes of Donald Trump and Rick Santorum; more concerning, the latest poll out of North Carolina (a critical […]


  • Will any N.J. Dems skip Netanyahu’s big speech? (UPDATED)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 3/2 @ 5:50 p.m. The Hill published an updated roll call late Monday afternoon, Save Jerseyans, and the list of Democrat abstentions is up to 53. New Jersey specific news: Definitely Attending: Donald Norcross (D, NJ-1), Cory Booker (D-Twitter) and Bob Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic) Definitely Skipping: […]



  • 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 […]


  • Does Obama love America? Yes! Since 2008.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog America’s Mayor Rudy Giuliani is in hot water with the media and certain members of his own party this morning, Save Jerseyans, for posing questions which the media has declared “off limits” since we first met Barack Obama back in 2006. He’s not saying anything groundbreaking here. After all, it […]


  • Lance: “I strongly support Judge Hanen’s decision”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) is elated tonight, Save Jerseyans, after United States District Judge Andrew S. Hanen issued a preliminary injunction blocking/halting/shelving President Obama’s latest extra-constitutional immigration power grab. “I strongly support Judge Hanen’s decision that President Obama exceeded his authority under the law — an action that the […]


  • 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 […]



  • Sarah Palin goes full celebrity at #SNL40

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I’m not going to rant on this, Save Jerseyans. But seriously… any of you still spoiling to defend Mama Grizzly as a serious political force? LIVE, from New York… You weren’t imagining things. pic.twitter.com/OuCJA9NdQU — Patrick Ruffini (@PatrickRuffini) February 16, 2015



  • 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%) […]