Articles Posted in the " U.S. Senate " Category

  • POLL: Menendez likely guilty but also a political target

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog He’s probably criminally guilty AND a political target. That’s the opinion of a slim majority of New Jerseyans where Bob Menendez is concerned per the latest Monmouth University Polling Institute survey, Save Jerseyans.  60% of those New Jerseyans aware of the Menendez indictment (under 80%, which is […]


  • REPORT: Scalia critiques Congress during Morristown visit

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The U.S. Supreme Court’s ranking conservative visited one of New Jersey’s most conservative counties on Friday, Save Jerseyans, and in characteristic fashion lambasted folks who he believes are mucking up the federal republic. Chief among them? Congress. “Once you get those people together, you never know what […]


  • POLL: Almost no one likes Hudson Bob anymore

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A 23% favorability rating mean you’re down to family, close friends, and paid staffers, Save Jerseyans. It’s a sucky place to be. But that’s where the indicted Bob Menendez sits according to the results of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s latest PublicMind poll released Thursday morning. He’s always been polarizing. […]



  • Menendez defies Obama again, this time over Armenian Genocide

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As his attorneys seek the dismissal of the 68-page, 14 count indictment hanging over him, and new revelations continue to come to light including a cameo appearance in the now-infamous Sony hacking leaks,  U.S. Bob Menendez (D-Ecuado, Dominican Republic) is continuing to do what he does best: Bust Barack […]


  • The Kyrillos defection was years in the making

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Regular readers know State Senator Joe Kyrillos‘s defection to the Bush camp is not really news, Save Jerseyans, but confirmation from The Washington Post on Monday night of a pending endorsement (and news of a $10,000 donation) is still unwelcome news for Governor Chris Christie on the same day that he scored […]


  • Quinnipiac Poll: New Jersey wants Menendez to Resign

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey voters get it. For the most part. By a 13-point margin (52% to 39%), Save Jerseyans, they want U.S. Senator Hudson Bob Menendez to resign according to the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll. Only 23% believe he’s honest and trustworthy; consequently, those calling for his resignation following a the 68-page, […]


  • MORE TROUBLE: Menendez’s buddy Melgen smacked with new 76-count indictment

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The plot thickens, Save Jerseyans. Is the noose tightening, too? Just under two weeks after Senator Bob Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic) and Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen were indicted on multiple criminal counts, the feds dropped a new 76-count indictment on Tuesday night accusing Melgen of perpetrating a massive Medicare fraud scheme. […]


  • Woodcliff 2015: Rendo running against turncoat Bader

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Party loyalty appears to be more in flux than ever in Bergen County, Save Jerseyans; this time it’s a Republican who has defected. Jeff Bader, a former three-term Republican councilman in Woodcliff Lake, will run as a Democrat for the open mayoral seat. Bader was passed over by the […]


  • Indictment be damned! Menendez goes after Obama (again), this time over Cuba

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Guilty as sin? Probably, Save Jerseyans, and I don’t agree with the Republicans who are giving him a pass, but it’s hard not to appreciate the indicted but not guilty-until-proved-otherwise Bob Menendez seizing every single opportunity to highlight the Obama Administration incompetence. With gusto! Next up: Cuba. “A recommendation […]


  • POLL: Should Bob Menendez Resign?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Rutgers-Eagleton poll results suggest a slim majority of New Jerseyans are OK with Hudson Bob Menendez (D-Dominican Republic, Ecuador) staying put for now after getting smacked with a persuasive 16-count indictment, Save Jerseyans, but then again, this is the same polling outfit that needed to apologize […]


  • 5 Things You’re Missing in (and around) the Menendez Indictment

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I read through the 68-page, 14 count indictment late last night, Save Jerseyans, and, unsurprisingly, the talking heads analyzing Bob Menendez’s indictment are missing some BIG plot points. Here are my initial offerings for you to peruse at your leisure while Hudson Bob heads to court this afternoon: (1) Reconcile […]