Category: U.S. House of Representatives

NJ-05: Ghassali suspends campaign, endorses McCann

MONTVALE, N.J. – Mayor Mike Ghassali (R-Montvale) has suspended his NJ-05 congressional primary campaign. The Mayor’s decision came mere days after deciding to suspend his online advertising and less than 24 hours after candidate John McCann was awarded the Bergen Read More

Bergen gives its line to McCann, Mehta without a committee-wide vote

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen County used to have one of the state’s most open, democratic Republican primary conventions. Not in 2020. On Thursday, according to a source with knowledge of Bergen County Republican machinations, Save Jersey learned about a Wednesday Read More

Congressman Chris Smith finds 41.3 million medical-grade gloves

FREEHOLD, N.J. – Gloves are a precious resource for medical staff in COVID-19 hot spots. On Thursday, Rep. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04) scored a major logistics victory for the nationwide pandemic effort, announcing that he secured 41.3 million medical-grade gloves Read More

Democrat Congressman defends pork-stuffed COVID-19 wish list: “plenty of common sense”

TRENTON, N.J. – Stubborn? Arrogant? Shameless? A little of all three? New Jersey House Democrats backed a Wuhan Coronavirus legislative pork spending spree this week, one which has very little to do with actually combating the pandemic and which also Read More

NJ-03: Gibbs calls for all-vote by mail primary; Richter says she’s trying to “game this election”

MT. HOLLY, N.J. – If this year’s NJ-03 congressional fight wasn’t crazy enough already? Add a pandemic to the mix and all bets are off. News broke over the past few days that the Murphy Administration is considering EXCLUSIVELY vote Read More

NJ-11: Becchi turns in petitions early to minimize volunteers’ COVID-19 exposure

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – It’s a time-honored campaign tradition to turn in ballot-qualifying petitions at the last minute to maximize the number of signatures. Things are a bit different this year with a pandemic overshadowing everything. NJ-11 GOP candidate Rosemary Becchi Read More

NJ-11: Becchi pitches Coronavirus economic relief measures for businesses

MORRISTOWN, N.J.  – Presumptive NJ-11 Republican nominee Rosemary Becchi likes President Trump’s emergency economic proposals to combat the Coronavirus fallout. The veteran tax attorney and ex-Senate staffer also has some ideas of her own. “I applaud the President’s swift response Read More