Category: North Jersey

Schmelz decries ex-Republican Saudino’s “hate and ignorance” caught on audio tape

HACKENSACK, N.J. — It was almost three years ago that Michael Saudino, popular Republican Bergen County Sheriff, helped solidify the GOP’s county-wide slide by switching allegiances to the then-insurgent Democrats.  The move proved that the turncoat lawman’s principles were, at Read More

NJ-5’s Gottheimer attacks McCann by name. What’s his polling showing? | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ When your opponent is drowning? Throw them an anchor. But if they’re alone, by themselves, in the middle of the ocean? This is the somewhat enviable dilemma facing every well-heeled electoral campaign that’s ever led an Read More

REPORT: Murphy just hired an ex-councilman who did jail time for bribery

TRENTON, N.J. — Crime apparently pays, and pretty well, at least in the administration of Governor Phil Murphy, Save Jerseyans. On Monday night, Politico New Jersey‘s Matt Friedman reported that former Democrat Passaic City Council member Marcellus Jackson has landed a $70,000 position Read More

Mercer, Hunterdon GOP orgs formally back Tibbetts for LD15

TRENTON, N.J. — An early jump of the 2019 cycle? Maybe, if the NJGOP gets lucky. Republicans needed a candidate to seek newly-minted Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora’s vacated Assembly seat which was subsequently filed by Mercer County Freeholder Anthony Verrelli. It’s Read More

Small business federation endorses Webber

MORRISTOWN, NJ — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) lined up behind Jay Webber on Thursday in this year’s battle to succeed Rodney Frelinghuysen in NJ-11.  “NFIB is the voice of small business owners and I’m proud to have it in my Read More