Articles Posted in the " Governor " Category

  • Ahead of speaker election, Christie campaigns hard against Congress

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Campaigning in New Hampshire this week, Governor Chris Christie refused to commit to any particular candidate ahead of Thursday’s 10:00 a.m. speaker election to replace John Boehner. Here’s a nice little overview on the process if you’re interested. “No, I don’t have a dream candidate for Speaker. […]

  • Christie pardons three more victims of New Jersey’s gun laws

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog On Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie quietly continued his recent trend of acting directly to alleviate some of the more extreme cases of injustice engendered by New Jersey’s wacky gun laws even as those regulations continue to generate new victims on a regular basis. Pardons were issued to the […]

  • POLL: Is a gas tax hike okay in exchange for other cuts?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog That’s what Governor Chris Christie, fresh off of signing ATR’s no tax pledge, suggested North Jersey business leaders at a Monday gathering in Whippany. “I will consider any option that’s presented to me as long as those options include tax fairness for the people of New Jersey. […]

  • Christie’s 2012 Iowa super fans are back on board?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 11:56 a.m. That’s the word which we first got from The Des Moines Register over the weekend, Save Jerseyans, relaying how “[s]ix of the seven Iowans who hopped into agribusiness millionaire Bruce Rastetter’s private jet last election cycle for a recruitment mission to the governor’s mansion in New Jersey […]

  • VIDEO: Christie thanks Trenton Democrats for his favorite campaign talking point

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie isn’t accepting many in-state speaking invitations these days, Save Jerseyans, but when he does, they’re always good for some pull quotes. Monday morning’s address to the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey Breakfast at the Whippany Marriott was no exception. “They’ve now announced that I’ve […]

  • ALERT: Walker to quit GOP race on Monday evening

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Breaking news, Save Jerseyans… Sources are telling Fox News that Scott Walker will announce suspension of his campaign this afternoon, 9/21. — Brit Hume (@brithume) September 21, 2015 It’s an epic collapse that’s symbolic of this cycle’s unorthodox dynamics. Scott Walker’s fate was sealed when two consecutive GOP […]

  • Christie does a pretty solid Trump impression on Fox News

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie shared his debate strategy with Megyn Kelly on Monday night, Save Jerseyans, telling his hostess that there’s still plenty of time for him to hit his stride and strike a chord with GOP primary voters. Then he wrapped up the segment by impersonating the man […]

  • What the hell happened to Jeb Bush?

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Here’s a guy who was supposed to be the immediate frontrunner for the 2016 GOP nomination. He started with instant name-recognition, certified establishment backing, a sense of the heir apparent, an admittedly great record as Governor of Florida, zillions of dollars in donations, a big organization and what would seem […]

  • Iowa House Speaker endorses Christie

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie will spend his Saturday in Des Moines, Save Jerseyans, working the Iowa State Fair and serving as honorary chef at the Iowa Pork Producers Tent (take that, Ray Lesniak). He’ll be there riding the good feelings from the endorsement of Rep. Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha), speaker of the Iowa House […]

  • Lagging by the numbers, Christie aims to lock up local endorsements

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Chris Christie falling out of the “top 10” in new polling and fares even worse – 12th place worse – against Hillary Clinton in the RCP average’s rolling results. It’s grim, Save Jerseyans. So he’s falling back on a key element of his 2013 strategy: harvest endorsements. His campaign […]