Gottheimer wins

Rep. Josh Gottheimer secured a second term in Congress, beating out Republican John McCann in a historically-Republican district. Gottheimer beat McCann by about 12 points, winning 148,021 votes to McCann's 116,505. The congressman has made a name for himself in his first term as a bipartisan. He serves as co-chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus, a group of roughly 40 House representatives that aims to block partisan gridlock in the

Star-Ledger endorses Gottheimer

The Star-Ledger has endorsed Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff) for re-election in New Jersey’s 5th district. “Even Congress has a silver lining, and that is Josh Gottheimer,” the editorial board wrote. “He's the smart, upbeat centrist who replaced Scott Garrett, the dour ideologue who clung to this seat for more than a decade.” The newspaper also doesn’t care for the Republican nominee, former Cresskill councilman John McCann, who is “staking his

Gottheimer airs new ad

Rep. Josh Gottheimer released a new ad on Tuesday, touting the freshman congressman’s record. “I've helped claw back more of our dollars from Washington to help our mayors cut property taxes. Jersey Values means honoring our seniors by protecting Social Security and Medicare,” Gottheimer says in the ad. “Jersey Values means getting something done for us, ahead of partisanship. I work with Democrats and Republicans for one simple reason: I