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ELECTION 2020: Auth focused on Assembly but not ruling out NJ-5 Republican run

HASKELL, N.J. – Fresh from his victory in the 39th Legislative District this November, Robert Auth (R-39) said he’s focusing on the forthcoming 2020-2021 legislative session in Trenton. He isn’t, however, ruling out an entry into the 5th Congressional District Read More

ELECTION 2020: fourth candidate enters NJ-05 GOP primary

BOGOTA, N.J. – The race to take one two-term Democrat Josh Gottheimer is becoming a bit crowded. On Sunday, New Jersey Globe was first to report that Bergen County resident Paul Duggan plans to enter the 2020 Republican primary in Read More

NJ-05: Republican Pallotta exploring 2020 challenge to Gottheimer

MAHWAH, NJ – Frank Pallotta is taking a look at next year’s 5th District congressional race. Late Tuesday night, the former Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley banking executive announced the formation of an exploratory committee. _ “I have decided to Read More

NJ-5’s Gottheimer attacks McCann by name. What’s his polling showing? | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ When your opponent is drowning? Throw them an anchor. But if they’re alone, by themselves, in the middle of the ocean? This is the somewhat enviable dilemma facing every well-heeled electoral campaign that’s ever led an Read More

NJ-05: McCann camp polling memo claims narrow lead over Gottheimer

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Internal polls always raise eyebrows and encourage debate, Save Jerseyans, but an advance copy of a forthcoming draft polling memo obtained by Save Jersey from a Republican source is certain to stir debate in North Jersey political circles. The Read More

NJ-05: McCann says Saudino snub exemplifies “partisan politics above friendship”

HACKENSACK, N.J. — One of North Jersey’s enduring political alliances came to an official and crashing end on Monday when Bergen County Democrat Sheriff Mike Saudino threw his support behind incumbent Democrat Josh Gottheimer in the NJ-05 Congressional race. A Read More

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