Rodney Frelinghuysen

7 ways Trump and the Republicans are sabotaging Obamacare

Unable to repeal the Affordable Care Act outright, President Donald Trump is using administrative actions to jack up insurance rates.

Donald Trump

The Race to Replace Frelinghuysen in New Jersey, Explained

With House GOP veteran Rodney Frelinghuysen not seeking re-election this cycle, the race is tight in a district that Trump narrowly won in 2016. …

New Jersey

Ingraham: GOP Bowed to Dems With Last-Minute Appropriations Bill 'Codifying DACA'

In her Angle commentary, Laura Ingraham blasted Republicans who appeared to submit to Democratic wishes regarding immigration reforms.<p>Ingraham said that North Carolina Democratic Rep. David Price of Chapel Hill was able to successfully amend a major appropriations bill to push back on recent …


Cook Political Report: Dems Are 'Substantial Favorites' to Win House

Democrats are the “substantial favorites” to take back the House of Representatives in the upcoming midterm elections, according to the <b>Cook Political</b> …

Conservative View

Tucker: 'Packing the Electorate Is the Only Way Dems Can Regain Control' of US Gov't

Tucker Carlson commented on the apparent drastic change in Democratic Party priorities over the years, which has led to some on the left supporting "open border" policies.<p>Carlson said Democrats used to have a "clear focus" that "American citizens were the party's priority."<p>Now, he said that …

David Price

House Appropriations Committee Passes Spending Bill Providing $5 Billion For Border Wall

On Wednesday, voting along party lines, the House Appropriations Committee voted 29-22 to approve the Homeland Security appropriations bill, which …

Conservative View

Rodney Frelinghuysen’s Last Appropriations Markup Hurrah

Colleagues on both sides of the aisle pay tribute to retiring chairman<p>In a session of Congress marked by bitter partisanship and high-stakes battles …


Trump's been very, very good for these Jersey Democrats. Here's proof.

Every House Democratic candidate in New Jersey's competitive races has raised more money than his or her GOP opponent.

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Maxine Waters

House GOP Closes Ranks on Abortion

“Republicans who support abortion rights have long been an endangered species in the House of Representatives. But next year, the rare breed will …

Pro-choice Movement

2018 New Jersey primary election results

You may also like<p>N.J. Republican congressional candidate Seth Grossman talks about his "diversity is a bunch of crap and un-American" comment, and …

News (U.S.)

Podcast: First House Spending Bills Address #MeToo, Marijuana, Gitmo and More

CQ Budget, Episode 59<p>It’s not a joke! House appropriators are starting to mark up two spending bills this week. CQ appropriations reporter Kellie …


Trump Push to Redo Spending Bill Causes GOP Revolt

“A regretful President Trump wants to roll back spending in a massive omnibus bill he signed into law, but Republicans who helped craft the …

Donald Trump

Gun Control Town Hall Hosted By Morristown March For Our Lives

The teens who planned the Morristown March For Our Lives are hosting a "Town Hall For Our Lives" this weekend in Morristown.<p>CHATHAM, NJ — A "Town …

Gun Control

Jay Webber To Hold Court With Montclair Republicans

NJ Assemblyman Jay Webber, a candidate to replace soon-to retire U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, will speak in Montclair on April 5.<p>ESSEX COUNTY, NJ …

New Jersey

Education Week: Betsy DeVos bickers with Congress over spending, school choice

Given the one-party rule in the nation’s capital these days, one might have expected a smooth roll-out of top priorities for Betsy DeVos, the …


Trump threatens veto of $1.3 trillion spending bill

President Trump threatened to veto the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill Friday, saying it didn’t do enough on immigration — and raising the …

Mitch McConnell

Omnibus hands Pentagon new wiggle room to spend $238 billion budget windfall

Congress is set to give the Pentagon more flexibility on spending $238 billion in operations and maintenance funding this year, which makes up more …


Rep. Ralph Norman: Omnibus boondoggle shows GOP has failed to drain the swamp

The 2016 election was a mandate to change the status quo and drain the swamp. Two years in, the massive spending boondoggle moving through Congress …

Planned Parenthood

Congress Stymied on $1.3 Trillion Bill With Days to Go Before Shutdown

Congressional Republicans missed another target to unveil a $1.3 trillion spending bill, as talks continued early Wednesday with just days remaining …


Podcast: Top Appropriators Seek Hometown Cash as Shutdown Threat Nears

CQ Budget, Episode 52<p>CQ appropriation reporters Kellie Mejdrich and Ryan McCrimmon explain how a committee chairmanship can pay off in more ways than …


White House expects victory in effort to strip funds for NY-NJ tunnel project

The White House is expecting Republicans to at least partially strip out funding for a tunnel project in New York and New Jersey in the omnibus …

New Jersey

The Price of Resistance: Are Women Risking Professional Fallout by Becoming Activists?

You'd hope not. But for many women, that's proven to be the case.<p>Juli Briskman has always been a registered Democrat, but the most recent U.S. presidential election “sparked something in me,” she says. Each day, her anger toward President Donald Trump and his policies on immigration and the …

Donald Trump

Shutdown looms as Congress initiates legislative ping pong

The House of Representatives is expected to pass a short-term funding bill today to keep government running until March 23, in addition to a …

Republicans dust off anti-Pelosi playbook for midterms. Will it work?

<i>News analysis</i><p>WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — No one knows how to run against House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi better than Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio.<p>In 2010, he made her the central figure in his campaign to win a rematch against Mary Jo Kilroy, the Democratic incumbent who had defeated him by …


This prominent Republican wants to succeed Frelinghuysen as he praises Trump

A New Jersey state assemblyman just entered the race for the Republican nomination.

New Jersey

Five Blue States Could Determine Who Controls The House In 2018

New Jersey Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen’s retirement announcement this week wasn’t a game changer in the battle for control of the House of …


Rodney, we hardly knew you: Frelinghuysen's quiet approach didn't fit the Trump era

Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen was an establishment politician whose quiet approach was ill-suited to the Donald Trump era

New Jersey

The GOP's crisis of quitting

With increasing expectations of a Democratic wave in November's midterm elections, the Republican Party is facing a record number of retirements in …


New Jersey's Tamara Harris Is In It To Win It

Tamara Harris may be the underdog in her New Jersey congressional race, but you wouldn't know that when talking with her. The family advocate and …