Tag: House

Richter to supporters: “Does anyone have any advice” on switching districts?

AVALON, N.J. – It’s been an unusual electoral cycle in New Jersey politics and it’s only January, Save Jerseyans. 2020 has already seen one incumbent congressman switch parties (Jeff Van Drew) and another candidate (Rosemary Becchi) hop from one district Read More

NJ-05: Pallotta had $382k+ banked at end of Q4

MAHWAH, N.J. – Finance industry veteran Frank Pallotta’s 5th District primary campaign had $382,483.20 in the bank at the end of the fourth quarter. That’s according to the Republican candidate’s latest FEC filing on Thursday. His total haul for the Read More

Becchi poised to end NJ-07 campaign in favor of NJ-11 run

By Matt Rooney _ There’s a major shake-up afoot on this year’s New Jersey House race landscape. On Sunday, Rosemary Becchi – the attorney and tax reform advocate currently running for the GOP nomination in NJ-07 – indicated she’s on Read More

Former Christie aide Mowers launches N.H. congressional bid

MANCHESTER, N.H. – A former New Jersey Republican operative and rising star is running for Congress in New Hampshire. “Friends, after a lot of encouragement and deliberation, I’ve announced today that I’m running for Congress against New Hampshire freshman Democrat Read More

Smith opposes Dems’ War Powers Resolution

By Art Gallagher – Nancy Pelosi’s House of Representatives passed a non-binding War Powers Resolution on Thursday, 224-194, mostly along partisan lines. The resolution purports to limit President Trump’s authority to engage in hostile action against Iran. Eight Democrats, including Read More

NJ-02: Richter says Van Drew “not somebody who saw the light” during CNN appearance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – David Richter isn’t deterred from his primary bid in Congress in New Jersey’s Second Congressional District, and he isn’t tempering his criticism of newly-converted Republican incumbent Jeff Van Drew. Still, the construction CEO and Burlington County resident Read More

NJ-02: Defiant Richter says GOP works differently than the Democrat Party for whom “Norcross picks a candidate”

By Matt Rooney _ The NRCC pressured his consultants out of the race, and party leaders are closing ranks behind newly-converted Republican incumbent Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02), but David Richter doesn’t care. The successful construction CEO-turned-GOP candidate says Van Drew Read More

N.J. House delegation votes 10-2 in favor of partisan impeachment articles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday night, only the third time in American history that articles of impeachment have been brought against a president. Trump faces two vague articles: Read More