Tag: Steve Lonegan

NJ-05: Lonegan counters McCann ad with his own negative TV spot

HACKENSACK, N.J. — The elbows are getting sharper with two weeks left to go before Primary Day in New Jersey’s northernmost congressional district. One day after NJ-05 Republican rival John McCann went up on TV with footage of President Trump blasting Read More

NJ-05: Lonegan goes up on TV with immigration-themed ad

WASHINGTON TWP., N.J. — Steve Lonegan is on the air for the  3 1/2 weeks of Primary 2018. Or at least that’s the plan according to his campaign. The 5th Congressional District Republican candidate’s 30-second spot “highlights Mayor Lonegan’s conservative Read More

NJ-05: Lonegan’s opponents continue full-court press over alleged slur

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Whether Steve Lonegan called a councilman a “fundamentalist faggot piece of shit” twelve years ago is suddenly a much-discussed topic with about seven weeks left to go before Primary Day. Over the weekend, Bergen County Republican Organization freeholder Read More

Team Lonegan rages against “Soviet-style” Passaic screening following loss

By The Staff _ Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan isn’t taking his 19-4 loss at last night’s Passaic County GOP screening vote to NJ-05 rival John McCann sitting down. He says it was “rigged.” Here’s the full statement from his Read More

Lonegan adds long-time ally Rand Paul to endorsement list

Steve Lonegan touted the endorsement of U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) on Wednesday, continuing a heavy emphasis on endorsements in his primary campaign for the NJ-05 Republican nomination. Senator Paul campaigned with Lonegan back in 2013 during the latter’s unsuccessful run Read More

NJ-05: Lonegan touts Ted Cruz endorsement

HACKENSACK, NJ — Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan touted the endorsement of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday morning, bringing the first national endorsement into the Republican primary in New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District. “Steve Lonegan is a tireless Read More

NJ-05: Bergen’s McCann makes move towards congressional run

It may still be 2017, Save Jerseyans, but the 2018 congressional midterms are already heating up. What we learned today: Former Councilman John McCann has left his position as General Counsel to the Bergen County Sheriff presumably to focus on Read More

VIDEO: Lonegan, flanked by fake Bernie Sanders, lays into Gottheimer over single payer

Most of the New Jersey political world is still focused on Election 2017, but veteran New Jersey campaigner Steve Lonegan held a press conference on Tuesday to lay into freshman Democrat Josh Gottheimer and highlight his party’s flirtation with a Read More

REPORT: Lonegan is behind new attempt to beat Trump in Cleveland

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog While Governor Chris Christie remains one of Donald Trump‘s key backers, another relatively well-known New Jersey Republican is reportedly behind a fresh last-ditch effort to dislodge the presumptive GOP nominee at the Read More