Articles Posted in the " congress " Category

  • Defying Obama, Christie to Meet Israeli President in NYC

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Chris Christie just scored a huge public relations coup days after launching his national PAC, Save Jerseyans, scheduling a Wednesday photo spray at New York City’s  Park Lane Hotel with none other than Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Rivlin reportedly declined a meeting with President Obama after the White House […]

  • 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: 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • MacArthur to Succeed Runyan on House Armed Services Committee

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Congressman-Elect Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-3) will succeed Jon Runyan not just in the House of Representatives but, critically, on the powerful House Armed Services Committee (HASC) when the incoming 114th Congress is installed this January. That puts him in prime position to advocate for (and defend, when necessary) the […]

  • Pascrell’s Amnesty History is Off-Base

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Can we get something straight, Save Jerseyans? Ronald Reagan did NOT do in 1987 what Barack Obama did on Thursday night. That’s just not true, and it will never be true no matter how many times the Democrats and the media (including this host, misstating history during a […]

  • What makes Obama’s actions so terribly different

    By Charles Barr | The Save Jersey Blog “Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” Ronald Reagan accepted the presidency on a mid-January afternoon, urging the American people past, present, and future to recall the achievements of the Founding Fathers and renew their quest for individual liberty and their confidence in […]