Category: David Bauman

Senate GOP’ers offer measured reactions to Timpone nomination

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Whenever Governor Chris Christie nominates someone to a significant cabinet post or the state’s Supreme Court, we’ve come to expect lavish praise of the nomination from Republican legislators. Today’s news that the Read More

Christie, Sweeney settle on Timpone for State Supreme Court vacancy

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The Sweeney-Christie alliance has yet again asserted itself, Save Jerseyans. On Monday afternoon, news broke that Governor Christie plans to withdraw the name of his David Bauman – the twice-slighted Supreme Court Read More

Guest Op-Ed: Judicial Nominees Deserve Confirmation Hearings

By Kip Bateman | The Save Jersey Blog Our state and our nation have arrived at a very dangerous place, where partisanship trumps all, including common sense and decency. This incivility between the political parties now threatens the independence of Read More

Booker should bark at Sweeney, not McConnell, over judges

By Alyssa LaFage | The Save Jersey Blog Will someone give a call to Cory Booker (D-Twitter) and let him know his partisanship is showing? It’s embarrassing, Save Jerseyans. Booker has a lot of nerve hounding Mitch McConnell over not Read More

Real history behind N.J. Supreme Court appointments doesn’t help Sweeney’s case

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Look: this battle has been over since November 2013, Save Jerseyans. When the powers-that-be decided to prioritize a Republican gubernatorial landslide over leveraging Christie’s popularity to pick up State Senate seats, the Read More

PICKING FIGHTS: Christie resurrects Court pick as GOP legislator says he should consider resigning

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Things are getting a little nuts, Save Jerseyans, and Chris Christie is taking on battles to his left and his right, too. First up, there might be a new battle with Democrats Read More

Sizing-Up Sweeney’s Save Jersey Tweet

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We figured it’d be fun to check out Senate President Steve Sweeney’s “Twitter Thursday” this past week, Save Jerseyans, to see if he’d answer one of our questions. #2A supporters hadn’t had much luck but Read More

O’Toole Wants to End N.J. Senate Filibusters

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic), a staunch ally of Governor Chris Christie who almost became Senate Minority Leader last month, wants to end N.J. Democrat efforts to block his Supreme Court nominees by Read More

Obstructionist In Chief

Governor Christie Says Senator Sweeney Should “Stop Taking His Salary If He’s Not Going to Do His Job” By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie held a “Mobile Cabinet Meeting” today in Union Beach, New Jersey (Monmouth County), Save Read More