Month: October 2019

NJ-05: GOP opponent says Gottheimer tried “to cater to Nancy Pelosi” with impeachment vote

MAHWAH, N.J. – Frank Pallotta, one of the New Jersey Republican candidates seeking his party’s 2020 nomination in the Fifth Congressional District, had harsh words for his district’s Democrat incumbent Josh Gottheimer following Halloween’s House impeachment vote. “Josh Gottheimer showed Read More

TRICK, NO TREAT: House Dems pass partisan impeachment resolution, 232-196

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a vote that fell almost entirely along party lines, House Democrats finally took a public step on Halloween to begin formal impeachment proceedings on Capitol Hill. The moves comes after many days of secret hearings and Read More

Long irrelevant statewide, Steinhardt’s resurrected NJGOP leans into 2019

TRENTON, N.J. – It wasn’t that long ago that the New Jersey Republican State Committee (better known to most as the “NJGOP”) did little more than help cover Chris Christie’s travel tab and, on one notable occasion, spent valuable, finite Read More

OPINION: Why I can’t endorse Kelly Yaede for another term in Hamilton | Schirmer

By Ileana Schirmer _ As a current sitting councilwoman and as a Republican, I feel it is important to share with the residents of Hamilton Township why I personally cannot support Mayor Kelly Yaede for re-election.    Mayor Yaede has demonstrated Read More

NRCC adds Richter, Ghassali to its 2020 ‘On The Radar’ list

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The NRCC unveiled its third round of “On the Radar” candidates on Wednesday, and two of the twenty-four names are New Jersey primary candidates.  David Richter (NJ-02) and Michael Ghassali (NJ-05) both hit the NRCC ‘Young Guns’ Read More

Malinowski insists secret impeachment info makes it “harder to defend the president’s conduct”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The secret impeachment hearing underway beneath the U.S. Capitol complex have been shielded from the American public’s view by Speaker Nancy Pelosi. When freshman Congressman Tom Malinowski (D, NJ-07) told NBC News on Wednesday that the mounting Read More

45 years later, Trump should learn from Ali’s rope-a-dope triumph

By Matt Rooney _ It happened 45 years ago today, Save Jerseyans – October 30, 1974 – when a then-record world audience was captivated by a legendary sporting event remembered as ‘The Rumble in the Jungle.’ Underdog Muhammad Ali knocked Read More

Holly Schepisi and Bob Auth: Voices of Sanity and Reason for Bergen and Passaic (OPINION)

By Michael Schnoll _ The residents of the 39th Legislative District have a clear choice to make on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi and Assemblyman Bob Auth represent 23 towns throughout northern Bergen and Passaic counties. I support Read More

LD21: GOP incumbents canvass Cranford, rail against overdevelopment

CRANFORD, N.J. – Jon Bramnick and Nancy Munoz are defaulting to door-to-door campaigning down the homestretch. They’re hoping to hold to their 21st Legislative District Assembly seats in this cycle’s top-targeted, three ticket race.  On Tuesday with one week left Read More