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

  • Passaic GOP Chairman: Rep. Smith needs to “revisit” gay rights remarks

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s something you don’t see often: On Friday, Save Jerseyans, a group of pro-gay marriage New Jersey Republicans called on Congressman Rep. Chris Smith (R, NJ-05), chairman of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organization, to recant certain comments regarding […]


  • Lance to lead Israel Caucus for New Congress

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog FYI – we learned today that our very own Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) will serve as co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus for the 114th Congress, Save Jerseyans, along with fellow Congressmen Lee Zeldin (NY-01), Peter Roskam (IL-06) and Doug Lamborn (CO-05).  “Israel is the preeminent democracy in […]


  • Animated Smith Goes After 1,036 Obamacare Exchange Plans Funding Abortion

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. for the annual pro-life march on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, and our own Congressman Chris Smith (R, NJ-05) took to the floor to support the HR7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, legislation designed to bring Obamacare into conformity with the Hyde Amendment. “On September […]


  • Lance, MacArthur Offer Prerebuttals of #SOTU

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog President Barack Obama will deliver his second-to-last (there’s a silver-lining!) State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, Save Jerseyans, and consistent with this reputation for stubborn ideological behavior and extreme partisan brinksmanship, the President will propose… tax hikes and “free” college. All at a time when […]


  • Lance: Time to Audit the Fed!

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog He doesn’t exactly boast Ron Paul’s reputation as a firebrand, Save Jerseyans, but Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) has been a solid conservative voice on many fiscal issues since arriving in Washington. The latest example? From the realm of monetary policy… He’s co-sponsoring H.R. 24, the “Federal Reserve Transparency Act” which, […]


  • The Pallone Who Cried Wolf?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I can’t help but wonder: was Frank Pallone voted “most likely to waste everyone’s time on inane B.S.” in High School? Only if he wasn’t a classmate of John Wisniewski! But it still would’ve been a close call even in that case. He’s back in the news […]



  • Lance takes to YouTube: “We are off to a great start”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Remember all of that baloney about an “obstructionist” GOP House, Save Jerseyans? Well, we knew it was always B.S. given the number of GOP-initiated bills the former Senate Majority Leader let die on his doorstep, but President Obama spent the first hours of a Congress united under […]


  • Hey Trolls: if I’m a RINO, then so was Breitbart

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If the RINO hunters going after Boehner voters won’t stand down after reliving this fantastic address from the late godfather of social media, Andrew Breitbart, then frankly, Save Jerseyans, I don’t know what could possibly sway’em. Maybe a heavenly host? Or a barrel of elephant tranquilizer? Try this […]


  • Lost Love for Mia? Be Sure It’s Your Own Decision

    By Alyssa Lafage | The Save Jersey Blog I just caught up on Glenn’s monologue from Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, and I’m disappointed to say the least concerning his opinion of Mia Love’s vote for Speaker Boehner. I am a firm believer that talk radio has an important role to play. It has done/can do a lot of good in motivating […]


  • Lance Renews Battle for Balanced Budget Amendment

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) didn’t waste any time on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, kicking off the 114th Congress by pitching a balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution.  “Many states, including New Jersey, are required to balance their state budgets, yet the federal government continues to spend more than […]


  • Garrett Bails But Boehner Survives

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog So I guess the likes of Trey Gowdy and Mia Love are “Rinos” now having not voted against John Boehner, Save Jerseyans? That’s what you’re going to hear from the far reaches of social media land this afternoon after Speaker John Boehner survived a cosmetic coup vote at […]


  • MacArthur Prepares to Take Oath of Office

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Members of the 114th U.S. Congress will be seated at Noon today, Save Jerseyans, and two new congressmen from New Jersey (Tom MacArthur in NJ-03 and Bonnie Watson Coleman in NJ-12) will be among them. Looming large? The arrival of a GOP-controlled Senate and a largely symbolic demonstration […]