Tag: congress

NJ-02: Opponents call for Singh to drop out after filing casts doubt on self-funding hopes

Updated 4:16 p.m. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Some South Jersey Republican leaders were left scratching their heads on Thursday after Hirsh Singh, the GOP front runner for Congress in NJ-02, revealed a personal net worth of no more than $100,000 Read More

Did this Democrat House Candidate embellish his national security resume?

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Things seem to be going from bad to worse for the campaign of Democrat Andy Kim, an Obama era bureaucrat who hopes to unseat Republican Tom MacArthur this fall in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District. First? He Read More

NJ-05: Lonegan goes up on TV with immigration-themed ad

WASHINGTON TWP., N.J. — Steve Lonegan is on the air for the  3 1/2 weeks of Primary 2018. Or at least that’s the plan according to his campaign. The 5th Congressional District Republican candidate’s 30-second spot “highlights Mayor Lonegan’s conservative Read More

OOPS: Leading N.J. Democrat House Hopefuls Are Campaign Finance Hypocrites

By Matt Rooney _ When it sounds too good to be true, Save Jerseyans? It usually is. Especially in the twisted, mixed-up, and rarely transparent world of electoral politics. The latest Election 2018 example: Back on March 1, 2018, the Read More

MacArthur says “in Jersey, we don’t back down” after tangling with House Democrat over chaplain firing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Repeated calls for an investigation by Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) into the firing (and subsequent re-hiring) of the U.S. House of Representatives chaplain elevated a few members’ passions on Capitol Hill this Tuesday, and a New Jersey member Read More

NJ-07: Lance cheers end of “deeply flawed” Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), incumbent co-chairman of the Republican Israel Caucus, isn’t always on President Trump’s side but he is supportive of the Iran Deal’s demise. “The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action negotiated by the Obama Read More

NJ-02: Fiocchi touts Assembly backing while Singh consolidates Atlantic power base

VINELAND, N.J. – At least in terms of endorsements? The Republican primary in New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District is shaping up to be a two-way battle between former LD1 Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi and Indian American businessman Hirsh Singh. On Tuesday, Read More

VIDEO: Webber invokes Reagan’s legacy in first NJ-11 TV ad

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. — Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) is on the airwaves in NJ-11. “Morning” borrows heavily and openly from Ronald Reagan’s iconic “Morning in America” 1984 presidential reelection campaign ad: – Here the script narrated by Webber: “When I Read More