Articles Posted in the " congress " Category

  • Will any N.J. Dems skip Netanyahu’s big speech? (UPDATED)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 3/2 @ 5:50 p.m. The Hill published an updated roll call late Monday afternoon, Save Jerseyans, and the list of Democrat abstentions is up to 53. New Jersey specific news: Definitely Attending: Donald Norcross (D, NJ-1), Cory Booker (D-Twitter) and Bob Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic) Definitely Skipping: […]



  • MacArthur assumes Vice Chairmanship of armed services subcommittee

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog He’s off to a strong start, Save Jerseyans.  Earning early accolades for setting a furious, district-centric work pace, including leading the effort to save the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst that’s fate is somewhat tied to the KC-10 refueling tanker, frosh Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-3) just took on another role: […]


  • DCCC omits MacArthur from 2016 top target list

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog National Democrats rolled out their 2016 list of top House targets on Friday, Save Jerseyans, which you can read for yourself here. They’re anxious to make a comeback in a higher-turnout presidential cycle after hemorrhaging seats during the Obama years. But who was conspicuously absent from the list? […]


  • Lance touches base with Save Jersey

    By the Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney touched base with our friend Congressman Leonard Lance this week, Save Jerseyans, having a wide-ranging discussion on topics including the national debt, Keystone, Obamacare, Israel, Iran, N.J. politics and, of course, the presidential candidacy of Governor Chris Christie… Enjoy:


  • Congressman Smith: LGBT persons should be treated with respect and compassion

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ-4), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on Africa and Human Rights, responded to the controversy about a remark concerning homosexual rights and human rights that he made during a hearing last week on combating violence inflicted by the terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigera with a statement […]


  • Lance: Obama budget is no plan at all

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog President Obama’s ABSURD Fiscal Year 2016 Budget proposal is out today, Save Jerseyans, and among other ridiculousness, it includes a SECOND death tax. Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) isn’t amused. “The President’s budget proposal does nothing to tackle our record 18 trillion dollar national debt that is […]


  • 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 […]