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

  • Marco Rubio’s “I paid for this microphone” moment?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog February 23, 1980. It’s the date when, after a poor performance in Iowa, Ronald Reagan paid for a Nashua Telegraph debate that didn’t happen but nevertheless catapulted him to the presidency, Save Jerseyans. The original plan was for a one-on-one debate between himself and Jeb Bush’s father just three days before the […]

  • Menendez and his buddies will be responsible for the next Kate Steinle

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The “Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act” is common sense, Save Jerseyans. We still have a Supremacy Clause? Correct? And I suspect that if, hypothetically, counties began opting out of issuing same sex marriage licenses, future federal inmate Bob Menendez (D-Dominican Republic, Ecuador) and his liberal buddies would […]

  • Garrett: Media ignoring Senate “logjam”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ05), a member of the much-discussed House Freedom Caucus, appeared on Fox Business last week, Save Jerseyans, and I missed it live, but it’s a must-watch for anyone who’s tired of the media’s adopted narrative on the speaker drama and the whole “party of ‘no’” theme while […]

  • Menendez, Lesniak had a bad week in court

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Why do bad things happen to good people, Save Jerseyans? Two of our state’s more notorious liberals suffered legal setbacks at the end of last week. On Thursday, the final six of 15 motions to dismiss corruption charges against Senator Bob Menendez (D-Dominican Republic, Ecuador). Two bribery […]

  • Four counts tossed out in Menendez criminal case

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There are still 18 counts pending, Save Jerseyans, but on Monday, U.S. District Judge William Walls threw out two of the bribery counts pending against each U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Florida Doctor Salomon Melgen. You can read the full story here. The next step? A likely appeal to the Third Circuit. _______

  • 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 […]

  • Rooney discusses delayed Menendez trial on NJ 101.5

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog In case you missed it, Save Jerseyans, our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney called into NJ 101.5 earlier today during morning drive time to discuss a major procedural development in the Bob Menendez corruption trial with the great Bill Spadea. You can listen here: ______

  • 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 […]

  • Menendez corruption trial postponed until… next fall?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Possibly, Save Jerseyans.  During a Thursday hearing, U.S. District Judge William Walls told the assembled parties and attorneys that an anticipated 3rd Circuit appeal of his forthcoming ruling on motions filed by co-defendants Bob Menendez and Salomon Melgen could push the trial date into spring 2016 or even fall […]

  • WATCH: Menendez comes out against Obama’s Iran Deal at Seton Hall

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog By his own admission, Save Jerseyans, Senator Bob Menendez agrees with President Obama more frequently than he listened to his own mother (98%, for those keeping track in the recent term). But the New Jersey Democrat formally declared his intent to oppose the Administration’s Iran sell-out at […]

  • Cory Booker’s tweets are laughable in the #DefundPP context

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Cory Booker (D-Twitter) is infamous for his light-and-fluffy tweet stream, Save Jerseyans. Hope, happiness, light, etc. and so on are among his favorite themes. It could give you a toothache in high doses. Lately, he’s been working overtime to promote LGBT rights. What’s laughable about it all? […]