Tag: Kyrillos

Senate votes to override Christie’s gun bill veto

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Sweeney and Christie are both running for higher office, Save Jerseyans, but Chris Christie just happens to be right on the substance of this 100% politically-motivated gun control debate. I explained it Read More

Notable N.J. absences from the Christie endorsement list

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie unveiled an extensive endorsement list of NJ GOP legislative and political personalities on Tuesday afternoon after his presidential campaign launch speech, Save Jerseyans, no small feat in the face Read More

Christie shrugs off Kyrillos split as “business decision” but still “loves” him

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie spent a solid 10+ minutes discussing his imminent presidential campaign on last night’s NJ 101.5 Ask the Governor program hosted by Eric Scott, Save Jerseyans, and, towards the 8:30 Read More

The Kyrillos defection was years in the making

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Regular readers know State Senator Joe Kyrillos‘s defection to the Bush camp is not really news, Save Jerseyans, but confirmation from The Washington Post on Monday night of a pending endorsement (and news of a $10,000 donation) Read More

Newly-Rebellious Kyrillos takes on the Port Authority

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s no secret that Governor Christie’s relationship with Republican legislators isn’t what it used to be, Save Jerseyans. So much so, that I’m told there was recently a meeting between the Governor Read More

More key defections in Christie World

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I won’t sugarcoat it for you: persistently weak polling and continuous scandal rumors are steadily undermining confidence among the political professionals and donors who Chris Christie needs to mount a successful establishment Read More

Is Christie headed for a great fall?

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings Prominent New Jersey Republicans seem to finally be moving out of Governor Chris Christie’s shadow. This afternoon The Star Ledger reported that Monmouth County State Senator Joe Kyrillos was among the 15 or so New Jersey Republicans who met Read More