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


  • 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? […]


  • AP: Menendez court battle “going to be down and dirty”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The ink on his indictment is barely dry, Save Jerseyans, but the court battle over Bob Menendez‘s future is already producing fireworks. There’s a report about it today from The Associated Press that’s worth reading. It’s going to be down and dirty. It’ll be bare knuckles, I’m sure,” […]


  • Indicted Menendez is back on the attack

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve come to expect from Bob Menendez what we saw on Sunday’s edition of This Week, Save Jerseyans, coming as the Obama Administration prepares to give Iran a clear path to an atomic weapon in the next decade: “So the question is, even President Obama said that under […]



  • Menendez’s trial is staying in New Jersey

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Bob Menendez (D-Dominican Republic, Ecuador) will be judged by a jury of his peers in the Garden State, Save Jerseyans, not down in D.C. That was the ruling of U.S. District Court Judge William Walls on Tuesday, rejecting an attempt by Senator Menendez’s lawyers to relocate the matter […]



  • POLL for a hypothetical: O’Scanlon or Handlin to replace Kyrillos?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The conventional wisdom in NJ GOP circles goes something like this, Save Jerseyans: state Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13), once Governor Chris Christie‘s staunchest legislative ally, defected to Jeb Bush in large part over having been passed over for Jeff Chiesa when the Lautenberg Senate vacancy occurred. Why? For […]


  • #MDW15: Christie scolds Senate for blocking PATRIOT Act extension

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While you were beaching… Memorial Day Weekend is typically a media “black hole” for American politics, Save Jerseyans, as citizens fire up their barbecues and politicians march in local parades, but after the U.S. Senate blocked three key portions of the PATRIOT Act on Saturday morning, Governor […]


  • 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. […]