Category: Steve Lonegan

NJ-05: Lonegan goes up on TV with immigration-themed ad

WASHINGTON TWP., N.J. — Steve Lonegan is on the air for the  3 1/2 weeks of Primary 2018. Or at least that’s the plan according to his campaign. The 5th Congressional District Republican candidate’s 30-second spot “highlights Mayor Lonegan’s conservative Read More

NJ-05: Lonegan’s opponents continue full-court press over alleged slur

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Whether Steve Lonegan called a councilman a “fundamentalist faggot piece of shit” twelve years ago is suddenly a much-discussed topic with about seven weeks left to go before Primary Day. Over the weekend, Bergen County Republican Organization freeholder Read More

Lonegan nabs N.J. pro-life endorsement

HACKENSACK, N.J. — NJ-05 Republican candidate Steve Lonegan has been endorsed by the New Jersey Right to Life (NJRTL) PAC. “Steve Lonegan was instrumental in our successful effort to defeat Jon Corzine’s embryonic stem cell taxpayer rip-off,” said Marie Tasy, New Read More

Channeling Trump, McCann calls Lonegan a “loser” over Passaic Screening rigging allegation

By The Staff _ After Steve Lonegan accused the Passaic County GOP of rigging its Thursday evening screening vote, the campaign of his victorious NJ-05 rival, John McCann, pushed back on Saturday with one of President Trump’s favorite put-downs. “How Read More

Team Lonegan rages against “Soviet-style” Passaic screening following loss

By The Staff _ Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan isn’t taking his 19-4 loss at last night’s Passaic County GOP screening vote to NJ-05 rival John McCann sitting down. He says it was “rigged.” Here’s the full statement from his Read More

Winter Storm Postpones Passaic Screening Until Next Wednesday

By Matt Rooney _ Tonight’s highly-anticipated Passaic County GOP screening committee vote has been postponed until next Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, in anticipation of today’s winter storm. What’s at stake?  New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District contains the Passaic towns of Bloomingdale, Read More

Lonegan adds long-time ally Rand Paul to endorsement list

Steve Lonegan touted the endorsement of U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) on Wednesday, continuing a heavy emphasis on endorsements in his primary campaign for the NJ-05 Republican nomination. Senator Paul campaigned with Lonegan back in 2013 during the latter’s unsuccessful run Read More

NJ-05 UPDATE: Schepisi will endorse Lonegan while Rogers pledges support for McCann

Holly Schepisi, once considered a possible contender for the NJ-05 GOP congressional nomination herself, is ready to endorse Steve Lonegan in this year’s Republican primary. Save Jersey confirmed today’s rumor with the LD39 Assemblywoman. A formal announcement is still forthcoming.  Read More

NJ-05: Rivals McCann, Lonegan both push back against Gottheimer and Murphy’s high tax apathy

NJ-05 rivals for the Republican congressional nomination John McCann and Steve Lonegan are gearing up for a tough primary season, Save Jerseyans, but the opposing candidates agree on quite a few things. Notably? That Governor-elect Phil Murphy and freshman NJ-05 Read More