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NJGOP Chairman: Democrat leadership’s “comfort with corruption is frightening”

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey Democrat leaders including Murphy, Menendez, and Booker are converging as we speak in Atlantic City to trash Republicans and promote their radical agenda. But tax burdens and NJ Transit woes, while angering, are not what so many Read More

Birdsall CEO who got 4 years for corruption released after 6 months

TRENTON — Howard Birdsall, the former CEO of an influential engineering firm who admitted flouting state campaign finance laws to funnel illegal donations to politicians, was released from prison six months into his four-year sentence, NJ Advance Media has learned. Read More

More People Believe In Bigfoot Than In Hillary’s Honesty

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s honest and trustworthy numbers have fallen so low that more people believe in Bigfoot than an honest Clinton, according to a Wednesday statement by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. “11 percent of American people say Clinton’s Read More

Clinton Foundation FBI probe likely to yield indictments: report

Fox News reported Wednesday night that the FBI’s Clinton Foundation probe has produced an “avalanche of evidence” likely to result in indictments. Bret Baier, based on two sources, said in a tweet that “barring obstruction they’d likely continue 2 push Read More

Sentencing set for David Samson in ‘chairman’s flight’ case

NEWARK, N.J. — A sentencing date has been set for a former mentor to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. David Samson admitted using his position as head of the agency that runs New York’s airports to get personal favors from Read More

Kean to Sweeney: Put up or shut up over NJEA’s institutionalized corruption

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Senate President Steve Sweeney‘s explosive allegations lodged against public worker unions threatening to withhold campaign contributions from Democrats? All over a stalled pension contribution amendment? Not news to those of us who are paying attention Read More

Ex-Birdsall exec gets 3 years in $1M pay-to-play scheme

TRENTON — A former executive at what was once among the state’s most politically connected engineering firms was sentenced to state prison Friday for his role in a scheme to skirt New Jersey’s campaign contribution laws. Thomas Rospos, 64, the Read More