Category: Rodney Frelinghuysen

Caruso hits the brakes, rules out NJ-11 run at PAC launch event

On Thursday night, Wayne businessman Joe Caruso officially launched his new PAC, The Organization for Economic Growth, pulling in over $12,000 from a crowded event at Biagio’s in Paramus. Politicos from Bergen, Passaic, Essex and Morris counties were among the Read More

Breaking down the shadow primary to replace Frelinghuysen in NJ-11 (as of this morning)

Things can change quickly in a race that’s as wide open and late-forming as this year’s New Jersey 11th Congressional District Republican primary. Very quickly. I know you’re all interested in what’s going on, if for no other reason because Read More

BREAKING: House Appropriations Chair Rodney Frelinghuysen retiring in NJ-11, won’t run in 2018

After months of raising no money and being invisible on the trail, insiders won’t be surprised to see Rodney Frelinghuysen – chairman of the mighty House Appropriations Committee who has nevertheless found himself on the outs with House leadership over controversial Read More

Cook moves NJ-11 into the toss-up column

Ominous news this morning for the House Appropriations Chairman and scion of a storied New Jersey political family, Save Jerseyans, but nothing anyone watching this year’s Midterm cycle taking shape couldn’t have told you months ago: – New @CookPolitical ratings: Read More

Frelinghuysen’s Democrat challenger received $$$ from Gropy Al Franken’s PAC

It’s more than a little ironic that U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) founded a political action committee called the “Midwest Values PAC,” Save Jerseyans, particularly in light of the release of a 2006 photograph showing the  former comedian groping the chest Read More

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 Read More

Ex-Navy helicopter pilot plans to challenge Rep. Frelinghuysen

MONTCLAIR — A township woman who piloted helicopters in the Navy and worked as a federal prosecutor will throw her hat into the 11th Congressional District race next year, with the goal of unseating longtime incumbent U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen. Read More

N.J.’s Frelinghuysen changes stance and votes to repeal Obamacare

WASHINGTON — Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, who bucked the House Republican leadership in March and opposed legislation repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, changed his position and voted for the latest version of the GOP alternative. Frelinghuysen (R-11th Dist.) who Read More