In the 11th, an entirely new race

The race for Rodney Frelinghuysen’s House seat took an incredible turn today with the surprise entrance of a black Republican hedge fund manager and Army Reserve JAG officer who is running as a political outsider with the endorsements of the Essex and Passaic Republican organizations. The announcement that Antony Ghee will seek the GOP nomination […]

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Platt says a Trump conservative can’t win

A pro-Trump, hard-right conservative can’t win Rodney Frelinghuysen’s seat in Congress, says a potential Republican candidate for the 11th district House seat. Former Harding Mayor Nicolas Platt says that he is interested in joining the race to replace Frelinghuysen.  He says he’s convinced that if Republicans nominate a candidate who follows the Trump playbook, the […]

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Very late to the game, Sherrill weighs in on Mendham flap

Mikie Sherrill made a tactical mistake on Monday by having no comment on the story of the Deputy Mayor of Mendham’s unfortunate Facebook posts that compared immigrants to raccoons.  Her absence from the debate on the issue was noticeable, especially after her opponent in the 11th district Democratic congressional primary, Tamara Harris, and Morris County […]

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Some suggest age is a factor for Petillo

The potential candidacy of Sussex County Freeholder Sylvia Petillo for Congress in the 11th district is sparking an interesting conversation among some Republican insiders: is her age – 67 – a disqualifying factor in considering her potential candidacy. Petillo spoke recently with the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), a conversation that reportedly focused on her […]

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Christie’s guy pushing Myers

The buzz on Morris County Freeholder Christine Myers as a possible Republican candidate for Rodney Frelinghuysen’s congressional seat appears to be coming directly from former Gov. Chris Christie’s wing of the Republican party.  Christie’s best friend, Republican National Committeeman Bill Palatucci, has called Republican insiders in Washington and New Jersey on behalf of Myers. Myers […]

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