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Guadagno inaugurates fall air war with two new TV spots

With approximately seven weeks left to go before New Jerseyans head to the polls to select Chris Christie’s successor, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno (R-N.J.) went up this week with two new television ads: one contrast and one “negative.” Watch: – – Transcript: Growing up, my family lived paycheck to paycheck. We moved at least twelve […]

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UPDATE: Rendo compares Murphy town hall violence to Castro’s CDR

After Save Jersey exclusively released footage on Friday morning of a 23-year old GOP volunteer being violently shoved at a Murphy town hall meeting, Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Carlos Rendo, a North Jersey mayor and Cuban immigrant, had harsh words for the event’s organizers. “Is this how the Murphy campaign operates? Reminds me of […]

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Jim Florio (and Corzine’s crazy toll plan) unexpectedly resurface in Election 2017

Jim Florio and Jon Corzine served one term, respectively, before getting bounced from Drumthwacket by tax-weary New Jersey electorates. Now they’re back… in one sense. This week, Politico reported about former Governor Florio having authored a report in conjunction with a liberal-leaning think tank that’s making the rounds in Trenton. The thesis? It’s time to “add tolls, […]

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POLL: Murphy leads by 25 points in first ‘likely’ voter survey

Quinnipiac says it isn’t close. According to the first post-Labor Day public polling results, garnered from interviews with 875 “likely” New Jersey voters, Democrat Phil Murphy leads Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno by 25-points (58 – 33) percent. Guadagno wins Republicans by a 78 – 16 margin. Murphy wins every other category including white men […]

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OPINION: If elected, Phil Murphy won’t live within New Jersey’s means

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy recently laid out his proposed plan for a series of costly tax hikes. Under Murphy’s plan, taxes would rise by $1.3 billion, according to estimates provided by campaign officials. Murphy proposes raising the personal income tax, legalizing and taxing the sale of marijuana, and changing the way personal and corporate […]

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OPINION: Don’t hold back, Kim!

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — People keep asking us about the upcoming New Jersey statewide election. And we’re not quite sure how to respond. It’s almost like we want to say: There’s an election coming up in New Jersey, really? Because the last time New Jersey had a gubernatorial election with a […]

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OPINION: New Jersey taxpayers can’t afford Sheila Oliver

It is unjustifiable to ever use public money in the democratic election process. That is why, in 2007, our State Senate and Assembly unanimously approved bill S222 designed to bar donations from public institutions the legislation to then-Governor Corzine for his consideration. One of those “Yea” votes came from my opponent in this November’s election, […]

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Guadagno has a new plan for ethics in N.J. politics (and it tweaks Murphy, Christie)

TRENTON — Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, the Republican nominee in this year’s race to succeed her boss, Chris Christie, as New Jersey’s governor, has released a sweeping plan to reform ethics laws and increase transparency in a state long plagued by tales of political corruption. Among Guadagno’s ideas: pushing for term limits for elected officials, […]


The anatomy of Phil Murphy’s purchased Democrat nomination

Phil Murphy remains the favorite to succeed Chris Christie in January, Save Jerseyans. The Democrat statewide candidate usually is. Let’s see how far he’s out in front after Labor Day. How he got the Democrat nomination is therefore a lot more interesting than anything he does — or fails to do — between now and […]

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REPORT: Christie in talks with MSNBC, CNN for cable gig

Dogged out of presidential politics and rejected for a sports radio gig, could the charismatic and sound bite-adept Governor of New Jersey find a soft landing on one of America’s two left-leaning cable networks? CNN Media reports… New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s possible career as a sports broadcaster may not have panned out, but he […]

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Opinion: How Left of Center Would Murphy’s New Jersey Be?

Carl Golden With his pronouncements of support for a $1.3 billion tax increase, a $15 minimum wage, funding for Planned Parenthood, paid sick leave for everyone, and placing additional restrictions on firearms ownership, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy has made it clear, if elected, his will be a left-of-center administration, including increased spending and expanded […]


Politically speaking? Christie’s worst mistake wasn’t Bridgegate. Not even close.

Hindsight is 20/20, Save Jerseyans. We all know that. Governor Chris Christie shared a little of his own on Wednesday’s edition of Morning Joe, confessing that the biggest mistake of his nearly-complete two terms in Trenton was “hiring the people who pulled the shenanigans” at the George Washington Bridge way back in 2013 during his reelection […]

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POLL: How low can he go? Christie slips below Menendez to 16% approval.

Is there a floor, Save Jerseyans? A brand new Rutgers-Eagleton poll dropped Thursday and Chris Christie has dropped to an approval rating of only 16%. His favorable rating among New Jersey Republicans is at 35% (by contrast, three-quarters of New Jersey GOP’ers approval of their part-time summer resident President Donald Trump). Christie’s approval rating is […]

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While we’re taking down statues, let’s take Murphy off the ballot and give his house to Black Lives Matter

Former Goldman Sachs Banker Phil Murphy, took his campaign for governor into the gutter yesterday when he accused this Republican opponent, Kim Guadagno, of condoning racism and antisemitism. “We are now seeing a disturbing trend emerge with Kim Guadagno and her campaign,” Murphy said in a statement, according to Politico.“Yesterday, she refused to criticize a sitting […]


Guadagno swats back Murphy over race-baiting b.s.

The campaign of Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs) tried to get its candidate’s opponent, Kim Guadagno, to apologize for a GOP Assemblyman’s photo at a…. Hank Williams Jr. concert. Silly season came early this year, Save Jerseyans. Things have already gotten THIS stupid. To her credit, the Lt. Governor refused to take the bait. “It’s a […]

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Phil Murphy isn’t talking like he’s up 30 points

This summer’s limited public polling suggested that Kim Guadagno has a yuuuuuge hill to climb over the next couple of months, Save Jerseyans. Whether she’s really down 9 or 27 points in the gubernatorial race with Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs) is nevertheless a matter of some debate. I broke it all down for you back […]

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