Tag: Frelinghuysen

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

NJ-11: Webber says the Frelinghuysen succession scramble ‘should wait for another day’

Morris Plains, NJ – Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen’s Monday retirement announcement has already set off what was correctly anticipated to be a frenzied behind-the-scenes contest. Calls are being made. Temperatures are being taken. Narratives are being floated with journalists. One leading hypothetical 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

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

4 of 5 N.J. House Republicans defect as tax reform heads to the Senate

Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) stands alone, Save Jerseyans. On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed its historic tax reform package – “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” – 227 to 205. Representatives Frank LoBiondo (R. NJ-2), Chris Smith (R, NJ-04), Leonard 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

MacArthur, Lance offer competing assessments of Obamacare’s House repeal

The amended AHCA passed the House on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, and only Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11) and Tom MacArthur (R-3), the latter whom was instrumental in amending the controversial Obamacare repeal measure, were the only two New Jersey House members to vote Read More

Frelinghuysen will Vote NAY on AHCA

Uber-powerful Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R, NJ-11) will be voting NO on the AHCA today, Save Jerseyans. Here’s his full statement: Seven years after enactment of Obamacare, I wanted to support legislation that made positive changes to rescue healthcare in America. “Unfortunately, Read More