Tag: Lonegan

McCann defeats Lonegan, wins NJ-05 primary

RAMSEY, N.J. — Former Cresskill Councilman John McCann has defeated long-time fixture of New Jersey GOP elections Steve Lonegan for the 5th District Congressional nomination. The Republican attorney was powered by an aggressive (and expensive) 11th hour media blitz as Read More

NJ-05 Fact Check: Lonegan says McCann’s father wasn’t shot by a terrorist. Who’s right?

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — A Friday afternoon Republican debate on WRNJ Radio out of Hackettstown got ugly quickly and never quite recovered, Save Jerseyans. That’s no surprise. The tenor of this year’s NJ-05 GOP congressional primary race has been hyper-personal from Read More

NJ-05: McCann marches on primary rival Lonegan’s old home turf

BOGOTA, N.J. — 5th Congressional District GOP contender and former Cresskill Councilman John McCann spent one of his primary campaign’s final days marching through the streets of his Republican opponent’s old home base. On Monday, McCann participated in the Bogota (Bergen County) Read More

Lonegan nabs N.J. pro-life endorsement

HACKENSACK, N.J. — NJ-05 Republican candidate Steve Lonegan has been endorsed by the New Jersey Right to Life (NJRTL) PAC. “Steve Lonegan was instrumental in our successful effort to defeat Jon Corzine’s embryonic stem cell taxpayer rip-off,” said Marie Tasy, New Read More

N.J. GOP Congressional Hopeful: I Won’t Vote For Paul Ryan

OAKLAND, N.J. — One of two candidates for the 2018 Republican nomination in New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District is pledging to vote against the incumbent House leadership should he make it to Washington, D.C., next January. Citing March’s massive Omnibus Read More

Channeling Trump, McCann calls Lonegan a “loser” over Passaic Screening rigging allegation

By The Staff _ After Steve Lonegan accused the Passaic County GOP of rigging its Thursday evening screening vote, the campaign of his victorious NJ-05 rival, John McCann, pushed back on Saturday with one of President Trump’s favorite put-downs. “How Read More