Tag: congress

Former Christie aide Mowers launches N.H. congressional bid

MANCHESTER, N.H. – A former New Jersey Republican operative and rising star is running for Congress in New Hampshire. “Friends, after a lot of encouragement and deliberation, I’ve announced today that I’m running for Congress against New Hampshire freshman Democrat Read More

Smith opposes Dems’ War Powers Resolution

By Art Gallagher – Nancy Pelosi’s House of Representatives passed a non-binding War Powers Resolution on Thursday, 224-194, mostly along partisan lines. The resolution purports to limit President Trump’s authority to engage in hostile action against Iran. Eight Democrats, including Read More

Third NJ-03 GOP Candidate Seeks to Challenge Andy Kim

HAINESPORT, N.J. – On Thursday, ex-Hainesport Mayor and current Republican Municipal Chairman Tony Porto declared his congressional candidacy in the NJ-03 Republican primary. A four-term councilman and two-time mayor, Porto lost a 2017 renomination primary bid; in the prior year, Read More

NJ-02: Democrat defector Van Drew makes local GOP debut at Testa’s Cumberland breakfast

By Matt Rooney _ My first post-college volunteer experience was Asselta-Clark-Donohue vs. the Van Drew Team, Save Jerseyans. If you told 2007 Matt that 2019 Matt would be standing at a GOP breakfast breaking bacon with Congressman Jeff Van Drew Read More

NJ-02: Defiant Richter says GOP works differently than the Democrat Party for whom “Norcross picks a candidate”

By Matt Rooney _ The NRCC pressured his consultants out of the race, and party leaders are closing ranks behind newly-converted Republican incumbent Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02), but David Richter doesn’t care. The successful construction CEO-turned-GOP candidate says Van Drew Read More