MacArthur wants Kim to explain position on Israel

Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-Toms River) says that Andy Kim him needs to “make his position on Israel clear” after winning the endorsement of J Street, a national Jewish organization that supports a two-state solution in Israeli-Palestinian relations. MacArthur says that J Street’s positions on Israel include support of the Iran nuclear deal, and that the group has been rejected by mainstream Jewish organizations. "Whether it was advocating against the disastrous

Hugin hires Chris Russell

Republican Bob Hugin, who is expected to announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate tomorrow, has hired Chris Russell, one of the state's top political consultants,  to work on his campaign. Russell, the owner at Checkmate Strategies, has been a force in New Jersey politics for most of the last twenty years.   He engineered the successful congressional campaigns of Tom MacArthur and Jon Runyan, and the 2017 election of State

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, a political consultant who works for MacArthur.  “Instead of siding with Democrats like Josh Gottheimer,

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, to say if he would have voted with MacArthur and Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff) to