Category: Campaign Finance

NRCC says Van Drew “should quit now” after awful fundraising numbers

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. – Freshman Congress Jeff Van Drew (D, NJ-02) pulled in a pitiful $120,556 in the first quarter of 2019, less than 1/4 of neighboring freshman Democrat Andy Kim and a clear sign of trouble ahead Read More

Congressman Chris Smith raises over $235K in the first quarter

By Art Gallagher _ New Jersey’s only Republican representative in Washington posted a strong fundraising result for the first quarter of the 2020 election cycle. Congressman Chris Smith raised $236,494 in the quarter and has $212,194 cash on hand, New Jersey Globe reports. _ Read More

NJ-05: FEC questions Gottheimer campaign donations, threatens audit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is questioning a series of donations to the campaign of two-term Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D, NJ-05). On April 7, 2019, the FEC sent a letter to Gottheimer’s campaign treasurer inquiring into “one Read More

1/1024th Native American Warren donates to 100% corrupt Menendez

By Matt Rooney _ Native American or not, Elizabeth Warren is currently running around the country ‘campaigning against corruption,’ Save Jerseyans. And it’s ‘bipartisan’ too! Hooray. Her campaign evidently does NOT include New Jersey, however, where Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), severely Read More

NJ-03: Democrat Kim continues to lie about who’s funding his campaign

TOMS RIVER, N.J. – As if lying about his resume wasn’t bad enough, Democrat challenger Andy Kim continued to double down this week on a lie of equivalent proportion: How he’s funding his NJ-03 House campaign. This week, Republican Congressman Tom MacArthur upbraided Read More

Clinton will campaign for Menendez, her old buddy and cash-for-favors collaborator.

By Matt Rooney _ Bob Menendez and Hillary Clinton go “way back” as the expression goes, Save Jerseyans. They served together in Congress. Then he was national co-chair of Clinton’s failed 2008 primary campaign. “Bob and I have worked side-by-side to Read More

NJ-07: Lance says Democrat opponent should return “laundered” super PAC money

WESTFIELD, N.J. — The gloves are off in the 7th Congressional District.  On Friday, the campaign of Leonard Lance (R) demanded that his challenger, Tom Malinowski (D), refund campaign contributions from a super PAC linked to Jersey City Mayor Steven Read More

In the N.J. Senate battle over drug pricing? Bob Menendez is unarmed.

By Matt Rooney _ Bob Menendez may be on record as ‘saddened’ by the lengthy prison term facing his long-time friend and donor Salomon Melgen, Save Jerseyans, but should anyone be? More to the point: where does Menendez of all people get off Read More