Articles Posted in the " Jeff Van Drew " Category

  • LD1 in 2015: What to watch on the ground

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog The players are set in LD1, folks. On the Republican side, Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi will be running with Cumberland County Freeholder Jim Sauro to reclaim another seat in LD1 for the GOP. On the Democratic side, Senator Jeff Van Drew, who promised to act as if he […]

  • Van Drew Owes Fiocchi an Apology

    By Irwin Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog So I’m back from summer vacation, Save Jerseyans, and I ain’t happy. In fact, I’m angry. I read about Senator Jeff Van Drew’s appointing 25 people to the 1st District Economic task force. About how Van Drew made himself chair. About how he made Assemblyman Fluff Andrzejczak […]

  • LD1 Jobs Report Card

    How Have My Legislators Been Doing on the Jobs Front? By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog From some of my previous posts, Save Jerseyans, you might have picked up that I live in the 1st Legislative District. And in the 1st District, jobs was the number 2013 campaign issue, as it still is […]

  • Still Waiting to See What Makes Jeff “Independent”

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog As you know, Save Jerseyans, Democrat Bill Hughes, Jr is looking to unseat Republican Congressman Frank LoBiondo in District 2 so Hughes can rubber stamp Obama’s agenda and help make Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House again (because it worked out so well the first time). And State Senator […]

  • Van Drew Aids Booker, Looks to 2016

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog State Senator Jeff Van Drew (D-1) took a pass on a CD2 run against Congressman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ2) this year, Save Jerseyans, leaving his party’s chances for a New Jersey Democrat House pick-up in the less-than-capable hands of Bill Hughes, Jr., scion of a political family led by his father, former Congressman […]

  • Van Drew Not Running for Congress

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog He must have just been there for the pancakes, Save Jerseyans, because Jeff Van Drew made it official on Monday: he is not running for Congress in CD2 for 2014. This means that the only official candidate for the Democratic nomination is Bill Hughes, Jr, son of the former Congressman […]

  • Do Booker Visits Mean Van Drew is Running?

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog We’re not even four weeks into 2014, Save Jerseyans, but liberal junior Senator Cory Booker has already visited Cape May County two times. Once on the 11th to tour the Coast Guard base, and then again on the 25th to a diner in Rio Grande.  Folks, Cory Booker has officially […]

  • Will Jeff Van Drew Run for Congress?

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans, the 2014 race in CD-2, a seat currently held by Republican Frank LoBiondo, is going to be a big deal. The Dems who want Nancy Pelosi back as speaker of the house, have targeted CD-2 to help with that goal. Bill Hughes Jr, son of the Democratic […]

  • Riding High, JVD Refers to Himself in the 3rd Person

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Yes, he won a decisive state senate victory on November 5th, thanks to record Super PAC spending and a favorable redistricting map. He could be the front runner to challenge Frank LoBiondo next fall. He has every reason to feel a little smug. For now. I still […]

  • LoBo Boosting Van Drew Opponents

    On Election Eve, Rep. LoBiondo Joins Christie in Offering Support to the LD1 GOP Ticket By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog Congressman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ02), a popular political persona throughout South Jersey (see one of those reasons here, as LoBo takes Congress to task over Sandy aid), has joined Governor Chris Christie in his support […]

  • 2014 Underway in CD2

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The 2013 Election is days away, Save Jerseyans, but the fight for New Jersey’s last truly competitive congressional seat is already heating up. New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District is currently represented by veteran Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ02) but is considered a D+1 district by the Cooker Partisan Voting District. Some Democrats […]