Tag: confirmation

Tom Price Clears Senate, Ready to Dismantle Obamacare as HHS Chief

The Senate voted 52-47 early Friday morning to confirm Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., a surgeon who has fought to repeal Obamacare, as the 23rd secretary of health and human services. Not a single Democrat voted for Price, an outspoken critic Read More

Cory Booker Betrays Betsy DeVos, His One-Time School Choice Ally

Running for president is a soulless business, Save Jerseyans. Ask U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-Twitter) who once again reversed himself (and jettisoned his dignity) on Tuesday, coming out strongly against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos‘s confirmation by the full Senate despite a significant track Read More

Pence Breaks Tie to Confirm DeVos

A handful of GOP defections in the closely-controlled Republican U.S. Senate necessitated the intervention of Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday, Save Jersey, who cast the tie-breaking vote for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Watch: MOMENTS AGO: VP Pence breaks Senate Read More

Timpone clears Senate, 32-1

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Walter Timpone, the Democrat Christie donor-turned-compromise candidate for New Jersey Supreme Court, cleared the State Senate on Monday afternoon with a near-unanimous 31-1 vote, Save Jerseyans. The sole dissenting vote? Loretta Weinberg Read More

Guest Op-Ed: Judicial Nominees Deserve Confirmation Hearings

By Kip Bateman | The Save Jersey Blog Our state and our nation have arrived at a very dangerous place, where partisanship trumps all, including common sense and decency. This incivility between the political parties now threatens the independence of Read More

Pre-indictment, is Menendez planning final FU to BO?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Department of Justice criminal charges against Sen. Bob Menendez (D-Dominican Republic, Ecuador) could come ANY day now, Save Jerseyans, if media sources are to be believed. Is he preparing a final gesture of Read More

Christie Gets Second Justice

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Camden County Superior Court Assignment Judge Fernandez-Vina is officially on his way to the New Jersey Supreme Court, Save Jerseyans, after the State Senate approved his nomination earlier Monday. Governor Chris Christie celebrated Fernandez-Vina’s ascension: Read More