Tag: House

Are “blue wave” boosters bound for disappointment?

By Matt Rooney _ It’s almost gospel in media (and political) circles that the GOP’s goose is cooked in 2018. And it might be, Save Jerseyans. The president’s party usually loses at least some seats in a midterm cycle (with Read More

Did this Democrat House Candidate embellish his national security resume?

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Things seem to be going from bad to worse for the campaign of Democrat Andy Kim, an Obama era bureaucrat who hopes to unseat Republican Tom MacArthur this fall in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District. First? He Read More

MacArthur says “in Jersey, we don’t back down” after tangling with House Democrat over chaplain firing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Repeated calls for an investigation by Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) into the firing (and subsequent re-hiring) of the U.S. House of Representatives chaplain elevated a few members’ passions on Capitol Hill this Tuesday, and a New Jersey member Read More

PRO-WOMEN? GOP Congressional Hopeful’s Young Daughters Attacked By Democrat Legislator

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Presumptive 11th Congressional District Democrat nominee Mikie Sherrill fancies herself a champion of women and a heroine of the 2018 midterm cycle, but on Tuesday, one of her leading supporters tried to score political points by savaging Read More

ELECTION ’18: GOP longshots Goldberg, Grossman team up at the Jersey Shore

TRENTON, N.J. — Republican state-wide campaigns (and general election ambitions) live and die on the margins produced at the Jersey Shore, the iconic region of the Garden State that’s working class, small business-owning population provided Chris Christie’s margin of victory Read More

Larry Sabato: Leonard Lance’s reelection is a ‘toss-up’ proposition

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — One of New Jersey’s battleground House races is tightening, at least according to one of America’s better-known political prognosticators. On Thursday, Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia updated his “Crystal Ball” forecast to move Leonard Lance’s Read More

NJ-07: Lance readies Phillipsburg town hall meeting

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. — Leonard Lance is ready for his 47th town hall meeting. On Friday, April 27th, the Republican Congressman announced an in-person town hall meeting at Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, to discuss topics including “his leadership role Read More