Articles Posted in the " U.S. House of Representatives " Category

  • Lance: If Iran can sell oil, then why shouldn’t America?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Some regular business continues this beautiful, sunny Friday notwithstanding the speakership dysfunction plaguing your House of Representatives, Save Jerseyans, like today’s passage of H.R. 702 which, if signed into law, would end a 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports. Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, […]

  • Ahead of speaker election, Christie campaigns hard against Congress

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Campaigning in New Hampshire this week, Governor Chris Christie refused to commit to any particular candidate ahead of Thursday’s 10:00 a.m. speaker election to replace John Boehner. Here’s a nice little overview on the process if you’re interested. “No, I don’t have a dream candidate for Speaker. […]

  • Could Garrett pick the next speaker?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You may’ve missed this Saturday post from New Jersey Herald on North Jersey’s most high-profile conservative, Save Jerseyans, and his possible role ahead of Thursday’s vote to replace John Boehner. It’s worth a read. Could Scott Garrett and the House Freedom Caucus make or break the frontrunner, Majority Leader Kevin […]

  • Lance fights for New Jersey’s victims of Iranian terrorism

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The House of Representatives acted affirmatively on H.R. 3457, the Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act, on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, a measure cosponsored by Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) to prevent the President from removing Iranian sanctions until all judgments are paid to the victims of that state sponsor of terror for its acts […]

  • REPORT: Boehner to resign at the end of October

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog That’s what The New York Times is reporting, Save Jerseyans… Developing… “Speaker Boehner believes that the first job of any Speaker is to protect this institution and, as we saw yesterday with the Holy Father, it is the one thing that unites and inspires us all,” a Boehner aide […]

  • LIVE: Pope Francis addresses Congress

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Chris Christie is there, as are our New Jersey members of Congress including Bob Menendez (tasked with helping escort the Supreme Pontiff into the House chamber)… What will Pope Francis say? Watch: ________

  • Christie will attend papal joint session of Congress

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog When Pope Francis addresses a Joint Session of Congress on Thursday at 10:00 a.m., Save Jersey, New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie will be in attendance as a guest of Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03). The speech is expected to make at least a few headlines given that the […]

  • Lance tells McConnell it’s time to change rules, end Iran filibuster

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s not unusual for members of one house of Congress to comment on the actions of the other, Save Jerseyans, but it’s not every single day that the commentary is procedural. Strange times! Enter our friend Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) who wrote both U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell […]

  • Pallone thinks fantasy football players are more dangerous than Tehran

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Monkey Court is back in session, Save Jerseyans… Frank Pallone (D, NJ-06), a far-left New Jersey Congressman who trusts Iran to police its own nuclear ambitions, doesn’t trust fans to make their own fantasy football decisions. “Anyone who watched a game this weekend was inundated by commercials […]

  • Lance, Smith slam Obama’s Iranian sell-out from House Floor

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 10:35 a.m. 9/12/15 The Senate Democrats’ Thursday filibusterer all but assured an Administration victory on the Iran deal sell-out, Save Jerseyans. I don’t look forward to the September 11th Anniversary (not that anyone really does). But I’m especially irritable this year and I think it’s because this Iran situation […]