MacArthur wants improved checks on gun purchases

Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-Toms River) says that the suspected killer of seventeen at a Florida high school last week should not have been able to get a gun but did because the system failed. “While I have voted for more robust funding for NICS – the federal background check system – there are clearly problems […]

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Kim campaign raising funds off Pence check

Andy Kim is using a contribution from Vice President Mike Pence’s political action committee to raise money for his campaign for Congress. Pence’s PAC, the Great American Committee, has contributed $5,400 to Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-Toms River). “We know exactly where that money is going: right into nonstop, dishonest attack ads against Andy,” Kim’s campaign […]

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Cook Report: LoBiondo seat “Leans Democratic”

The Cook Political Report has moved Republican Frank LoBiondo’s 2nd district House seat from Toss Up to Leans Democratic. LoBiondo is retiring after 24 years in Congress, and the leading candidate is State Sen. Jeff Van Drew, a Democrat who regularly wins big numbers in Republican areas.   Republicans have been unable to recruit a top-tier […]

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T-Mac wants probe of postal rate increase

Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-Toms River) is demanding the Postmaster General reverse sudden postal rate hikes that affect care packages sent to service-members deployed abroad, and wants the House Oversight Committee to investigate the impact these changes will have on non-profit groups. “Some nonprofits, such as Operation Yellow Ribbon of South Jersey, will see a drastic […]

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TMac ad buy slams Kim indecision

Rep. Tom MacArthur’s campaign has launched a digital ad buy attacking Democrat Andy Kim for disappearing during the federal government shutdown two weeks ago. “Andy Kim has chosen to side with Nancy Pelosi and the radical left, and act like he’s a candidate running for Congress in San Francisco, not South Jersey,” said Chris Russel, […]

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MacArthur scores win with BPU action

Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-Toms River) applauded the state Board of Public Utilities (BPU) order mandating utility companies to pass any savings from the new federal tax law onto consumers. MacArthur called on the BPU to do exactly that a week earlier in a letter to the commissioners. “Make no mistake, this savings on utility bills is […]

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Group seeks undercover interns in MacArthur office

An attempt to infiltrate the office of a Republican congressman to New Jersey with undercover interns is under fire from the target of their efforts, Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-Toms River). MacArthur released a post from a private Facebook group, Action Together Burlington County, that was recruiting activists to seek an internship in MacArthur’s congressional office. […]

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MacArthur echos Trump pitch for bi-partisanship

Rep. Tom MaArthur (R-Toms River) says that he supports President Trump’s call for greater bi-partisanship on major issues. “I echo the President’s call for more bipartisanship on the big issues facing our nation. Republicans and Democrats must be willing to trust one another and compromise more in order to achieve results that the American people […]

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Kim raising money off Ryan involvement

Both parties use trackers as a component of series modern-day political campaigns, but former Obama White House staffer Andy Kim – a policy wonk mounting his first bid for office – might not know that. “Our opponent Tom MacArthur is already sending operatives to record Andy at our events,” said Kim campaign manager Zack Carroll […]

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Russell slams Kim on shutdown silence

Democratic House candidate Andy Kim needs to say if he would have voted to shutdown the federal government, a strategist for Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-Toms River) said this afternoon MacArthur for Congress strategist Chris Russell pointed to the importance of the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst as a reason for Kim, a former Obama White House staffer, […]

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NRCC slaps Kim’s CHIP attack

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is criticizing Democrat Andy Kim for continuing to attack Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-Toms River) on Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funding without taking a position himself. “You would assume that means Kim opposes Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer’s reckless shutdown tactics. But we don’t know for sure… because he […]

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