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Updated Ratings: N.J. Senate and House Races

By Matt Rooney _ Election 2018 is only one week away, Save Jerseyans. Praise the Lord! Pumpkin pie, jingle bells, football playoffs, and a brief respite from political commercials is almost here; it’s truly the most wonderful time of the Read More

UPDATED: New recording proves Chris Smith didn’t say orphanages are “better than gay adoption”

By The Staff _ Update:  We now have some much-needed context to this story. MoreMonmouthMusings, which covers the Shore-reaches of Smith’s district, has now posted full video from the event referenced by The Blade. At one point, prior in time Read More

N.J. Senate primary candidate: Write in “Charlton Heston” over GOP’s House incumbents (and recruits)

By Matt Rooney _ GOP front runner Bob Hugin might be nipping at Bob Menendez’s heels in a new poll, but Hugin’s long shot Republican challenge on June 5th isn’t impressed by this year’s Republican ticket.  Running “off the line” Read More

All 5 N.J. GOP Congressmen Push For Post-Parkland NICS “Fix”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) is co-sponsoring a batch of school safety-themed bills in the wake of this month’s Parkland shooting. Strengthened background checks is the linchpin for each measure. The list courtesy of MacArthur’s office: The “Fix Read More

Congressman Smith expresses “real concerns about the FBI” after reviewing FISA memo

U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04) met with House Intelligence Committee staff on Wednesday and walked away with deep concerns, Save Jerseyans, as debate over alleged surveillance abuses intensifies. Smith couldn’t disclose many of the details, but the veteran federal Read More

4 of 5 N.J. House Republicans defect as tax reform heads to the Senate

Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) stands alone, Save Jerseyans. On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed its historic tax reform package – “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” – 227 to 205. Representatives Frank LoBiondo (R. NJ-2), Chris Smith (R, NJ-04), Leonard Read More

MacArthur, Lance offer competing assessments of Obamacare’s House repeal

The amended AHCA passed the House on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, and only Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11) and Tom MacArthur (R-3), the latter whom was instrumental in amending the controversial Obamacare repeal measure, were the only two New Jersey House members to vote Read More