Tag: House

Learning from N.J. Election 2018, including the folly of trying to run from Trump | EINSTEIN

By Joshua Sotomayor-Einstein _ New Jersey Republicans are undoubtedly still reeling from the November 6th election day defeat. Although the over-hyped “Blue Wave” turned into a lower than historically normal change of House seats on the national level and a Read More

Are Sherrill, Kim backtracking on their pledge to oppose Pelosi?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey voters might have been hoodwinked (again) if they believed freshman House Democrats would oppose former Speaker Nancy Pelosi for another term with the gavel. On Friday, Roll Call reported that Congressman-elect Andy Kim (D, NJ-03) Read More

NJ-11: Pelosi is lobbying Sherrill for her speakership battle vote

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Will Congresswoman-elect Mikie Sherrill keep her promise to NJ-11 residents? According to Politico, Nancy Pelosi is working overtime to recruit newly-elected House freshman to her speakership coalition; those freshman include incoming members who previously went on record opposing Read More

NJ-03: MacArthur sitting tight until final 7k votes counted

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — Trailing challenger Andy Kim after the initial tabulation of vote-by-mail ballots, Republican incumbent Tom MacArthur said he’s not making any decisions until the provisional ballot count is completed. “This has been a hard fought campaign and like Read More

Webber’s closing argument to NJ-11 voters: don’t reverse course on prosperity

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. — Assemblyman Jay Webber did what candidates do on a rainy election day and dropped in on the morning Brookside Diner crowd gathered at NJ-11’s Whippany. Unlike many of his GOP colleagues? Webber, a rock-ribbed conservative legislator Read More

NJ-03: Pence gives MacArthur an Election Eve Twitter shout-out

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — In 2018? Tweets are rapidly replacing robocalls as the preferred method of 11th hour VIP intervention in key down-ballot races. Vice President Mike Pence tweeted his strong support for Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, N.J.-03) on Monday evening: Read More

Leading N.J. pro-life group endorses five GOP congressional candidates

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Right to Life (NJRTL), New Jersey’s leading pro-life organization, released endorsements for five house candidates in Tuesday’s midterm elections on Sunday evening. The group also endorsed a handful of candidates running for state and local Read More