Category: U.S. House of Representatives

MacArthur takes issue with Trump’s Putin Summit performance

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. President Donald Trump’s less-than-tough treatment of Russian President Vladimir Putin earned criticism from both the Left and the Right on Monday, including from a reliable Trump ally (arguably his only congressional ally) in New Jersey. “Just days Read More

NJ-11: Webber embraces Trump’s tax cut as boon for average N.J. family

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Tom MacArthur of New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District was the only Garden State federal legislator — Republican or Democrat — to vote for last year’s historic tax cut package. If Jay Webber had made it to Congress one Read More

NJ-02: Grossman, A.C. Republicans lock arms even after NRCC abandons him

LINWOOD, N.J. — Nothing in the 2nd Congressional District is turning out quite like Republican leaders would’ve liked. Their preferred candidate lost the primary. The GOP nominee — Seth Grossman — is now under-fire from state and national media outlets Read More

NJ-02: Former GOP rival DeWeese to host fundraiser for Democrat Van Drew

WILDWOOD, N.J. — Dave DeWeese came as close as anyone ever has to dethroning state Senator Jeff Van Drew during the 2011 legislative election cycle, falling under 4,000 votes shy over winning out of over 45,000 votes cast. Flash forward Read More

NJ-03: Democrat nominee Kim refuses to say whether he supports abolishing ICE

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — Democrats have an ICE problem. Radicalized Democrats across the country are either (1) calling to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or (2) running hard and fast from the question altogether as the pre-midterms summer Read More

NJ-11: Webber added to GOP’s Young Gun list

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jay Webber is getting a big boost this morning in his quest to succeed the retiring Rodney Frelinghuysen. On Friday, the LD26 Republican Assemblyman and NJ-11 GOP nominee was elevated to the “Young Guns” program operated by the National Read More

POLL: It’s a jump ball in NJ-11

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — This year’s contest to replace retiring Republican Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen is living up to its reputation as a close fought battle. According to a Monmouth University Poll report released Wednesday, Democrat Mikie Sherrill leads Republican Jay Webber inside Read More