Rooney sticking by Trump

Assemblyman Kevin Rooney (R-Wyckoff) is sticking by President Trump. “I support our president right now, and I support the office,” Rooney said on Monday. Rooney’s continued support isn’t all that surprising considering Trump is still popular among Republicans in the state despite the disdain the he garners from the majority of the state’s voters. Rooney did say that his support for the candidate could end in certain circumstances, but the

The Life and Times of Paul DiGaetano

There was a time back about a generation ago when Paul DiGaetano was a bright, rising star in New Jersey Republican politics.  He he was one of the most powerful politicians in the state.  Some Republicans openly fawned over the idea of a young, blue-collar, Catholic, Italian-American Republican running for statewide office.  He was likeable, popular, and incredibly ambitious. Jump ahead thirty years, and sadly for him, the only thing