Articles Posted in the " GOP " Category

  • WNYC Radio: Rooney, Katz mix it up over Islam, Christie and Trump

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined WNYC Radio‘s David Furst and Matt Katz, who covers Chris Christie for NJPR, on this week’s thoroughly-entertaining and information edition of the Christie Tracker Podcast, Save Jerseyans. Their topics? Donald Trump’s controversial Jersey City 9/11 comments, Governor Christie’s reaction to them (relative to his past positions), […]

  • POLL: Only 9% of N.J. Republicans support Christie for President

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The signs of a soured relationships between New Jersey Republicans and their Governor are readily apparent, Save Jerseyans, but new polling results provide numbers to back up the anecdotal evidence which some say includes this month’s historic NJ GOP legislative losses. According to FDU, only 9% of New Jersey Republicans […]

  • And the main stage #GOPDebate winner is…

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog We’re down to eight main stage debate participants (for now), Save Jerseyans, and the narrower field combined with an elevated level of questioning served up by Fox Business and The Wall Street Journal made Tuesday night’s contest the most substantive of the cycle. Hands down!  But who is walking away the […]

  • Doherty’s got part of it. Here’s the rest.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Senator Mike Doherty of Northwest Jersey, the sole Garden State legislator to endorse Donald Trump for president, made a little noise this week in Republican circles by claiming that the NJ GOP could’ve avoided losing Assembly seats – or even picked up seats – by vocally opposing a gas tax […]

  • Who should lead the BCRO in 2016 and beyond?

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Bob Yudin hasn’t even announced whether he’s seeking another term as BCRO chairman, Save Jerseyans, but our sources report that he was working the phones this past week. A dismissal showing for Bergen County’s 2015 county and legislative candidates means Yudin, who has never been overwhelmingly popular as head […]

  • New Jersey Republican Election Day Blues

    By John Hartmann | The Save Jersey Blog ______ New Jersey Republican Election Day Blues I got no money to put up T.V. ads Our poll numbers are looking mighty bad I thought it would be helpful speaking the truth It’s about as useful as having one tooth My opponent the voters are about to […]

  • Who should headline the NJ GOP ticket in 2017?

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog This list isn’t exhaustive, Save Jersey faithful, but as the debate over where the NJ GOP needs to go rages across the Garden State, the discussion is long overdue… Vote, then give us your best argument for someone on this list (or not present) in the comments section:  […]

  • Christie fails to make cut for Fox Business Debate’s main stage

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Chris Christie will not be on the main stage for the first time this primary season, Save Jerseyans, in a significant blow to the Governor’s campaign, having failed to meet the network’s polling threshold over the requisite period of time… The final line-up was announced on Thursday evening: The candidate […]

  • Westampton’s Lopez, Hartman wage pizza diplomacy after upset victory

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Regular Save Jersey readers followed the story of Abraham Lopez and Maureen Smith-Hartman in their quest to break-up the Democrats’ hegemonic control of Westampton Township Committee, one which was punctuated by extreme acts of pettiness and ugliness from the ruling party and its allies. Well, the good guys prevailed, Save […]

  • 31-year-old Republican Jesse Kurtz wins A.C. council race

    By William G. Kuncken | The Save Jersey Blog Two years ago, Save Jerseyans, Atlantic City elected its first Republican mayor in over two decades despite a 10-1 registration disadvantage: Don Guardian. This year, the struggling oceanfront resort decided it was time for further reform and elected Jesse O’Leary Kurtz to Council with a 70%+ majority vote in […]

  • Rooney on NJ 101.5 Radio: Stop blaming the map for NJ GOP losses

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The morning after a brutal defeat for the New Jersey Assembly GOP caucus, Save Jerseyans, our Blogger-in-Chief and favorite Garden State attorney Matt Rooney returned to NJ 101.5 for Friday morning drive time to discuss the results with host Bill Spadea and get to the why behind Election 2015’s results… LISTEN: “I think that […]

  • LD2 Update: Democrats angry over Democrat clerk’s screw up

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Never a dull moment on Election Day… POLITICO New Jersey is reporting that provisional ballots weren’t at the polls when Atlantic County voters (which encompasses battleground LD2) when to the polls this morning, Save Jerseyans. Provisionals might prove consequential. In 2013, then-Assemblyman John Amodeo lost to this cycle’s incumbent […]