Election 2014

Christie’s travel bill won’t matter… if he can flip 9 Assembly seats?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog $230,000, Save Jerseyans. On Friday, we learned that that’s how much Governor Chris Christie spent on private jets thus far in 2015 out of the NJGOP kitty, more than the state committee has taken in since January 1st. Is there anything illegal or unethical about it? No. […]

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Save Jersey Generation Candidates Assume Office

By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Is there now a Save Jersey bump? This past year I conducted a series of interviews with local candidates; I wanted to give everyone an update on some of these candidates taking office. In short: very well! In Hightstown, not only did Connor Montferrat become one of the youngest […]

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Christie Moves to Flank Bush with Chesimard Letter to Obama

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Did you catch this on Fox News Sunday, Save Jerseyans? Here’s a pdf copy of the letter which was sent only four days after the President received a warm welcome from New Jersey’s top Republican at McGuire Air Force Base. What’s going on here? It’s complicated… Gov. Christie […]

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Breakfast with Shaun Golden

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We met for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. on a brisk December Saturday but Sheriff Shaun Golden (R-Monmouth) had already held a full meeting earlier in the day before sitting down with your Blogger-in-Chief for eggs and toast at Freehold’s Sweet Lew’s Cafe, a greasy spoon located directly across from the […]

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It’s Official: Landrieu is a Loser

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Even a last minute visit from his Royal Twitterocity couldn’t save U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu from the political chopping block in a Saturday run-off election, Save Jerseyans. The AP called the 2014 cycle’s only outstanding Senate race for Republican challenger Bill Cassidy only minutes after polls closed; Landrieu was […]

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A Tale of Two Resorts

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog FYI – Don’t expect a ton of news from the New Jersey political scene this week, Save Jerseyans, other than good ‘ole Frank Pallone’s fun upset win over the Pelosi Democrat caucus faction down in D.C. One week out from the Thanksgiving holiday, the N.J. solar system is centered on two gatherings […]

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Jilted Tancredo continues accusing Christie’s RGA of legal “money laundering”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Sour grapes? The former Colorado Congressman and his website-based PAC – StopChrisChristie.org – are trying to raise money from national conservative grassroots opponents of the New Jersey Governor’s presidential aspirations, Save Jerseyans, hoping to hound him in early primary states. He’s also making some incendiary claims about […]

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Christie delivers pep talk to House Frosh

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Freshman orientation is still underway down in Washington, D.C., Save Jerseyans, and House Republicans were treated to a 90-minute pep talk from Governor Chris Christie which, according to Congressman-elect Tom MacArthur, brought the membership to its feet (h/t NorthJersey.com): “We talked about the importance of winning and […]

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Winners and Losers: N.J. Election 2014

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A little belated but with the proper perspective… so without further ado… N.J. Winners 1. Chris Christie This is a no-brainer. Is an active Tea Partier in Iowa or a Ron Paul fan in New Hampshire or South Carolina MORE likely to vote for Chris Christie because […]

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New Jersey’s Frosh House Members Head to Orientation

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog None of New Jersey’s twelve House seats changed hands between the parties last week, Save Jerseyans, but three members of the delegation are filling open or vacated seats (Norcross in NJ-01, MacArthur in NJ-03, and Bonnie Watson-Coleman in NJ-12). Now the work begins. On Wednesday, T-Mac tweeted […]

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Election Winners and Losers: National Edition

By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot There were many winners and losers in last week’s Big GOP Wave. And yes, for every winner there were losers — in some cases multiple losers. So, let’s get right to it: WINNER – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who helmed the Republican Governors Association to a stunning triumph in […]

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I Told You So: Moran wants to tear up Constitution after GOP Wave

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’re tired of being right about these bedwetters and mouthbreathers, Save Jerseyans, but they’re just so damn predictable. Take for instance the Star-Ledger‘s thin-skinned editorial board chief Tom Moran. I made this prediction a few weeks before last Tuesday’s Republican wave washed hundreds of Democrats at the local, […]

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From the Left, An Eerie Silence Prevails

By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot You know how it is. When things are going great, everyone expects them to keep going great. When skies are blue for you, you think they’ll be blue forever. It’s just the way it is. So, we suppose our Liberal-Democrat friends just thought the Obamamobile would keep chugging along heading […]

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Rooney talks Election 2014 on ‘Common Sense’

By Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Programming note, Save Jerseyans: Our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney will join Common Sense host Sue Ann Penna and N.J. political consultant Rick Shaftan to discuss the Election 2014 results on Saturday, 11/8 at 10:00 a.m. on BlogTalkRadio. Listen LIVE below… Check Out Politics Conservative Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with commonsensenj […]


Christie: immigration reform “not the first priority” for next Congress (VIDEO)

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Some well-deserved post-election chest-thumping (and a few other items of interest – immigration reform, Common Core, etc.) from Thursday’s monthly ‘Ask the Governor’ segment on NJ 101.5. Tons of sound bites to keep’em chattering. And for the record, I wholeheartedly agree with his no cell phone until […]

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