Category: U.S. House of Representatives

GOP Businessman Langer launches exploratory committee, mulls challenge to NJ-11’s Sherrill

MONTVILLE, N.J. – Democrat freshman Mikie Sherrill (D-11) may have just drawn a very tough Republican challenge in one of Election 2020’s top House battlegrounds.  On Monday morning, Montville businessman Jerry Langer announced that he is forming an exploratory committee Read More

ELECTION 2020: fourth candidate enters NJ-05 GOP primary

BOGOTA, N.J. – The race to take one two-term Democrat Josh Gottheimer is becoming a bit crowded. On Sunday, New Jersey Globe was first to report that Bergen County resident Paul Duggan plans to enter the 2020 Republican primary in Read More

NJ-05: GOP opponent says Gottheimer tried “to cater to Nancy Pelosi” with impeachment vote

MAHWAH, N.J. – Frank Pallotta, one of the New Jersey Republican candidates seeking his party’s 2020 nomination in the Fifth Congressional District, had harsh words for his district’s Democrat incumbent Josh Gottheimer following Halloween’s House impeachment vote. “Josh Gottheimer showed Read More

TRICK, NO TREAT: House Dems pass partisan impeachment resolution, 232-196

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a vote that fell almost entirely along party lines, House Democrats finally took a public step on Halloween to begin formal impeachment proceedings on Capitol Hill. The moves comes after many days of secret hearings and Read More

Syrian GOP House candidate celebrates Al-Baghdadi’s death

MONTVALE, N.J. – The death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi at the hands of U.S. Special Forces was welcome news to most Americans including members of the Syrian-born community. Among the celebrants: Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali, one of the Read More

OPINION: In NJ-05, Frank Pallotta is everything Josh Gottheimer isn’t | De Gregorio

By Nick De Gregorio _ It’s nice to be home after nearly a decade in the Marines. Leaving Bergen County wasn’t easy, but after 9/11 I felt a sense of duty that I could not ignore. Perhaps that’s why after Read More

NJ-04: Smith co-sponsors bill which would invalidate ‘right to work’ laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Chris Smith is New Jersey’s last Republican congressman and a long-time supporter of labor unions.  Smith (R, NJ-04) is also a new co-sponsor of H.R. 2474, the “Protecting the Right to Organize Act,” legislation which critics Read More

The real reason Democrats are suddenly pumping impeachment’s brakes | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Rep. Tom Malinowski (D, NJ-07) is singing a slightly but significant different tune these days, Save Jerseyans. For weeks, the freshman Democrat boasted about being “the first member of the House elected in a swing district” Read More