Category: U.S. House of Representatives

Are Sherrill, Kim backtracking on their pledge to oppose Pelosi?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey voters might have been hoodwinked (again) if they believed freshman House Democrats would oppose former Speaker Nancy Pelosi for another term with the gavel. On Friday, Roll Call reported that Congressman-elect Andy Kim (D, NJ-03) Read More

The AP calls NJ-03 for Andy Kim

TRENTON, N.J. — Chris Smith is now New Jersey’s only elected Republican federal representative. On Wednesday, the Associated Press declared challenger Andy Kim the victor over incumbent Tom MacArthur in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District which Donald Trump carried by Read More

NJ-02: Singh “will evaluate” 2020 challenge to Van Drew

By The Staff __ Indian American millennial businessman Hirsh Singh was the establishment favorite heading into the 2018 NJ-02 GOP primary. He’s an unapologetic Trump backer too. The Gilmore circle’s backing wasn’t enough to get Singh across the finish line Read More

NJ-11: Pelosi is lobbying Sherrill for her speakership battle vote

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Will Congresswoman-elect Mikie Sherrill keep her promise to NJ-11 residents? According to Politico, Nancy Pelosi is working overtime to recruit newly-elected House freshman to her speakership coalition; those freshman include incoming members who previously went on record opposing Read More

NJ-02: Grossman alleges sabotage, “unnecessary obstacles from GOP leaders”

NORTHFIELD, N.J. — Atlantic County Jewish attorney and long-time activist Seth Grossman came within a little more than 6-points of upsetting Jeff Van Drew in NJ-02 this cycle. On Friday night, as the dust continued to settle across the sprawling South Read More

Van Drew’s weak win might make NJ-02 a top 2020 battleground

By Matt Rooney _ Democrat Jeff Van Drew’s relatively narrow 52.3% to 45.9% victory in NJ-02 was never seriously in doubt, Save Jerseyans. What many establishment Republicans are asking themselves this week is ‘was it avoidable?’ I didn’t think he’d Read More

NJ-03: MacArthur sitting tight until final 7k votes counted

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — Trailing challenger Andy Kim after the initial tabulation of vote-by-mail ballots, Republican incumbent Tom MacArthur said he’s not making any decisions until the provisional ballot count is completed. “This has been a hard fought campaign and like Read More