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Telling It Straight: Shame On These Cowards!

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — Let’s tell it like it is. The entrenched Republicans in the U. S. Senate are in the process of making fools of themselves. And the biggest culprits are the Futile Four who sank the latest effort to replace and replace Obamacare: Whiny Susan Collins, Picky Rand Paul, […]

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POLL: Who should the NJGOP nominate for Congress in NJ-05?

VOTE, and then offer your best argument (if you want to) in the comments section below: — Who should the NJGOP nominate for Congress in NJ-05? Montvale Mayor Michael Ghassali Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan Attorney John McCann Warren County Freeholder Jason Sarnoski   pollcode.com free polls —

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VIDEO: Lance wouldn’t have taken meeting with Russian lawyer

Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) has made strides to distance himself from President Trump since January, Save Jerseyans, and in the wake of a controversy concerning senior Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer, the Central Jersey congressman wasn’t willing to pre-judge anything as the investigation remains ongoing. He said a lot of other stuff, too, […]

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N.J. Congressional Delegation Lobbying for Big Gateway Tunnel Bucks ($900M!)

The notorious (and long-dead) ARC tunnel’s successor won’t be built for awhile, Save Jerseyans, but the fight for funding starts now. On Tuesday, Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) celebrated the proposed FY 2018 U.S. Department of Transportation Appropriations Act for allotting $900 million for the so-called Gateway program to link New Jersey and New York underwater […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rep. Frelinghuysen Should Stand Up for New Jersey and Online Gaming

New Jersey was the first state in the nation to exercise its right under the Tenth Amendment to allow residents to legally participate in online gaming.  In the crazy world of Washington, DC, this right is now being stripped away by a billionaire Las Vegas casino owner. New Jersey’s Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) can stop […]

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OP-ED: Reforming flood program ensures government is more responsive to the people it serves

Nearly five years ago, Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey shore and forever changed its landscape. Ocean County — my home — was the epicenter of the storm, and half of all New Jersey Sandy flood claims happened here. An estimated 346,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, resulting in over $30 billion in losses. Worse, thousands […]

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New Jersey’s Lance donates blood for Scalise and other shooting victims

Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) was one of a number of Congressional members and staffers to contribute blood this week in honor of Rep. Steve Scalise and the other victims of last week’s Alexandria shooting: Donated blood with the help of @RedCross for @SteveScalise @CapitolPolice & the victims of last week's shooting. pic.twitter.com/g6FLvW5VDf — Rep. […]

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LUNA: Georgia 6th’s Result is Great News for MacArthur

Last night’s major Republican victories in South Carolina and Georgia came as unambiguous good news for a mainstream media-besieged Trump-era Republican Party, Save Jerseyans. Our good friend and NJGOP operative rockstar Frank Luna, District Chief of Staff to Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03), says the Georgia result is particularly promising for his boss. “Make no mistake, Democrats […]

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Trump Will Host Bedminster Fundraiser for MacArthur

President Donald Trump hasn’t done much fundraising for House candidates. On June 11th, he’ll host a fundraiser for Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) at the President’s Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster. Requested donations start at $5,400 per couple according to the invitation obtained by Save Jersey. MacArthur has been one of the AHCA’s most dogged advocates and […]

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NOT SO FAST: MacArthur Demands Answers After Release of CBO’s Fishy AHCA Analysis

In case you missed it, Save Jerseyans, Republicans led by Mick Mulvaney are at war with the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) after the latter alleged that the American Health Care Act would eliminate health care coverage for 23 million Americans over the next 10 years. They’re not wrong to question the CBO’s historically shoddy analysis. Don’t […]

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Op-ed: AHCA can save healthcare before it implodes

Growing up in a home with a liberal mother and conservative father, I learned at a young age that two people can vigorously disagree without being disagreeable. Regrettably, the debate surrounding the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) – and most every other political or public policy issue today – makes me worry that our ability as […]

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Activists take dissent in dangerous direction

Who can argue that in 2017, we face an unprecedented number of seemingly insurmountable problems both domestic and international that require wise leadership and sustained problem solving by Congress, the president — and everyone of good will. Perhaps as in no previous time, however, we live in the age of the perpetual campaign where truth […]

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Historic Trump Budget Includes 31% Cut for the EPA

President Donald Trump‘s budget proposal dropped Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, and it includes $3.6 trillion in proposed cuts and a 10-year plan to balance the federal budget for the first time since the 1990s. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will shrink by 1/3 if the Republican President gets his way. Even Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07), […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rep. Lance is Facing Down a False Attack

The truth is no longer relevant in politics as Rep. Leonard Lance is discovering.  He is under attack from a progressive group funded by George Soros for a vote rejecting a last-minute rule pushed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as President Obama was leaving office.  Lance voted to protect the privacy of web users while […]

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Lance on special prosecutor: “no interruption in getting to the truth”

The Justice Department’s decision to bring in former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III as special counsel for the Trump campaign/Russia investigation got a nod of approval from Leonard Lance (R-NJ7) on Wednesday evening. “Mr. Mueller will be an excellent addition to the Department of Justice probe already underway,” Lance said in a statement obtained by Save […]

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