Articles Posted in the " Chris Christie " Category

  • 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 […]


  • VIDEO: Christie endorses North Jersey casino expansion

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog He won’t endorse the forthcoming Hard Rock Meadowlands proposal before he sees it, Save Jerseyans, but if a referendum to expand gaming beyond Atlantic City makes it to the ballot, Governor Chris Christie told NJ 101.5 last night that he will support it. “So even though I have no […]



  • #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 […]




  • Christie wants an apology! And takes aim at Hillary to make his point.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie visited CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Thursday and, while his job performance remained topic #1, Save Jerseyans, he didn’t hold back in offering his assessment of the media’s work product particularly where he’s concerned. “Has there been coverage of the email situation with the secretary, absolutely. But […]


  • Christie shares favorite NYT story with Megyn Kelly

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey politics have heard this one before, Save Jerseyans, but on Monday’s Kelly Files, Governor Christie recycled one of his favorite conservative stump stories as part of a continuing attempt to recapture the GOP base’s affections: WATCH: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tells Megyn Kelly how he […]


  • Rooney handicaps Christie 2016 on ‘Another Thing’

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined Director of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics Ben Dworkin on Another Thing with Larry Mendte this past weekend to discuss New Jersey Governor Chris Christie‘s chances in the 2016 GOP primary sweepstakes. Watch below: ______



  • Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey (politics)

    By Mike Donohue | The Save Jersey Blog I have been ruminating on the recent development here in Jersey wherein some NJ political folks have decided to show their support for Jeb Bush in the Republican Primary. I like Jeb. I actually met him many years ago after he gave a speech. He is a […]


  • REPORT: Christie adds staff for campaign team

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Polls? What polls, Save Jerseyans? Politico reported at the end of this week that Chris Christie, who attended a breakfast this morning in Georgia after an extensive swing through Georgia, has hired Tom Dickens for his national field director and Hayden Stone for national director of data and analytics. Dickens […]


  • UPDATE: Rooney, Dworkin, Ingle talk Christie 2016 on ‘Another Thing’

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Programming ALERT, Save Jerseyans: Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joins NYT bestselling author Bob Ingle and Director of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics Ben Dworkin on Another Thing with Larry Mendte this weekend to discuss New Jersey Governor Chris Christie‘s chances in the 2016 GOP primary sweepstakes. Watch this Saturday […]