Sebastian Gorka endorses McCann for Congress

Dr. Sebastian Gorka, who served in the Trump White House as deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, has endorsed John McCann for the Republican nomination for Congress in New Jersey’s 5th district. McCann faces former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan in the GOP primary for the chance to take on freshman Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff).  Lonegan, who backed Ted Cruz for president in 2016 and was part of a movement to

Passaic goes for McCann in 5th district

John McCann has defeated Steve Lonegan to run on the organization line for Congress in Passaic County.  McCann, a Bergen County attorney, beat Lonegan by a vote of 19-4. McCann and Lonegan, a former Bogota mayor, are competing for the chance to challenge freshman Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff) in New Jersey's 5th district.  Passaic has two towns, Ringwood and West Milford, in the district.  In 2016, the Passaic portion accounted

Malinowski and the residency thing

The contest for the Union County organization line in New Jersey’s 7th district is close, with municipal chairs almost evenly split between Tom Malinowski and Linda Weber.  That’s probably the reason for a last-minute attack on Malinowski’s residency. Attacks on residency is a bi-partisan issue in New Jersey. * Mikie Sherrill lives in the part of Montclair that is in Donald Payne’s district, but she’s running for Rodney Frelinghuysen’s seat

Lonegan: Gottheimer dances like a ballerina

Steve Lonegan just called Josh Gottheimer a ballerina. The former Bogota mayor accused Gottheimer of having a “total lack of substance or even the smallest of ideas.”  He said the freshman Democratic congressman dances around issues “like a ballerina.” “It is disturbing to watch a politician talk for seven minutes and say nothing,” said Lonegan, one of two Republicans vying for the chance to challenge Gottheimer in the general election.

Lonegan opposes Assembly gun control bills

Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan, a candidate for the Republican nomination for Congress in the 5th district, voiced strong opposition to a series bills aimed at tightening gun laws in testimony submitted to the Assembly Judiciary Committee today. The proposals, which include a requirement to seize firearms when a mental health professional identifies a gun owner as a potential threat and background checks on private gun sales, come in the

If you’re prone to headaches, don’t even bother reading this

Democrats are infiltrating the Republican Party, GOP congressional candidate Steve Lonegan. The Lonegan campaign alleges that his primary opponent, John McCann, is getting help from two Republican mayors who support Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff):  Vernon Mayor Harry Shortway and his father, also named Harry Shortway, the Mayor of Midland Park. According to the Lonegan campaign, the two Shortways are hosting an event for McCann at their restaurant in Hawthorne this