Tag: congress

NJ-11: Webber embraces Trump’s tax cut as boon for average N.J. family

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Tom MacArthur of New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District was the only Garden State federal legislator — Republican or Democrat — to vote for last year’s historic tax cut package. If Jay Webber had made it to Congress one Read More

NJ-02: Former GOP rival DeWeese to host fundraiser for Democrat Van Drew

WILDWOOD, N.J. — Dave DeWeese came as close as anyone ever has to dethroning state Senator Jeff Van Drew during the 2011 legislative election cycle, falling under 4,000 votes shy over winning out of over 45,000 votes cast. Flash forward Read More

NJ-03: Democrat nominee Kim refuses to say whether he supports abolishing ICE

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — Democrats have an ICE problem. Radicalized Democrats across the country are either (1) calling to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or (2) running hard and fast from the question altogether as the pre-midterms summer Read More

NJ-11: Webber added to GOP’s Young Gun list

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jay Webber is getting a big boost this morning in his quest to succeed the retiring Rodney Frelinghuysen. On Friday, the LD26 Republican Assemblyman and NJ-11 GOP nominee was elevated to the “Young Guns” program operated by the National Read More

NJ-07: Democrat nominee criticized for silence during Obama-era border detentions

CLINTON TWP., N.J. — Democrats including those campaigning in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District this year hope to make an issue of controversial detention of children at the United States Southern Border. But in NJ-07? Republicans insist Democrat nominee Tom Malinowski Read More

POLL: It’s a jump ball in NJ-11

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — This year’s contest to replace retiring Republican Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen is living up to its reputation as a close fought battle. According to a Monmouth University Poll report released Wednesday, Democrat Mikie Sherrill leads Republican Jay Webber inside Read More

NJ-05: McCann says Saudino snub exemplifies “partisan politics above friendship”

HACKENSACK, N.J. — One of North Jersey’s enduring political alliances came to an official and crashing end on Monday when Bergen County Democrat Sheriff Mike Saudino threw his support behind incumbent Democrat Josh Gottheimer in the NJ-05 Congressional race. A Read More

NJ-04: Smith feeling confident after Democrat nominee’s uninspiring primary win

COLTS NECK, N.J. – Bob Menendez isn’t the only New Jersey Democrat who under-performed expectations on Tuesday. Notwithstanding superior resources and the unanimous support of his party establishment, Josh Welle garnered a relatively modest 57% of the NJ-04 primary vote Read More

McCann defeats Lonegan, wins NJ-05 primary

RAMSEY, N.J. — Former Cresskill Councilman John McCann has defeated long-time fixture of New Jersey GOP elections Steve Lonegan for the 5th District Congressional nomination. The Republican attorney was powered by an aggressive (and expensive) 11th hour media blitz as Read More