NFIB likely to endorse Webber

Assemblyman Jay Webber will hold a press conference tomorrow with the National Federation of Independent Businesses, likely meaning he has secured the endorsement of the small-business interest group. The NFIB represents roughly 9,300 small business members in the state and boasts a Super PAC to back its chosen candidates. Since 2002, the PAC has spent given roughly $700,000 each election cycle to Republican candidates. The PAC also spends a considerable

Former Dem. House candidate backs Webber

A former 11th-district Democratic House candidate chose not to back his own party on Thursday and endorsed Republican Assemblyman Jay Webber over Mikie Sherrill for retiring Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen’s seat. Mark Dunec, who lost to Frelinghuysen in 2014 by a landslide 25 points, announced he was backing  Webber on Monday, citing a change in his party’s platform broadly and on Israel specifically. “Over the last several years I have had

Pallone fundraising for all NJ Democratic House challengers

Unlike a number of his Republican colleagues in the state, Rep. Frank Pallone isn’t facing much of a challenge for his seat this year, so he’s turned his attention to helping the state’s Democratic House hopefuls. “I've been trying to help all of them because I think they all can win, and I think that every one of them has a good chance of defeating the Republican,” Pallone said, referring