Hey guys, I'm Bill Spadea, host of our morning drive show on New Jersey 101.5. I'm also the host of Chasing News, which airs weeknights on Fox Television in New York and Philly. I've done a little bit of everything over my 20-plus year career, serving as a political strategist, analyst, candidate for office and business executive. Before getting into media, I served as an executive in the real estate industry for 18 years, coaching, recruiting and selling. I'm still a licensed broker in several states, including New Jersey, Washington and Massachusetts. As a candidate, I took on a three-term Democratic House incumbent in New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District. Highlights of the campaign included a 200-mile walk through all 44 towns in the district, knocking on 16,000-plus doors and beating expectations as the top Republican challenger in New Jersey in 2004. Our campaign ranked 17th out of 157 GOP challengers nationwide by earning 40 percent of the vote with more than 115,000 votes. Following the race I spent time as a surrogate speaker in New Jersey for Republican candidates for governor and U.S. Senate, and for Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign in 2008. In 1991, I graduated with a B.A. from Boston University and received an honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corps Reserves after serving eight years. My wife, Jodi, and I live in Princeton with my son, Michael, who attends our local public high school. My daughter now lives in London as she enters her third year at the University of the Arts.
Spadea’s Facebook Live talking Jersey and fighting thought-police
New Jersey is perhaps in the worst spot with PC, far-left ideologues Phil Murphy and Gurbir Grewal in charge.
Kate Smith should be celebrated as an American hero (Opinion)
Shame on the teams, bureaucrats and media talking heads looking for click bait who disparaged an American icon.
Today is Fossil Fuel Appreciation Day! (Opinion)
Natural gas is one of the best resources in our nation.
Jersey guy embraces heart condition, ‘I’ll go out with a bang!’
John Schwenk left Central Park last week on his way to bike across America and Canada all the way to Alaska.
Quick thinking cop in ‘right place at right time’ — #BlueFriday
Lt. Compton was in his patrol car when he spotted a van with flames visible underneath the truck.
Which famous performer will you meet in Asbury Park?
The Fifth Annual Asbury Park Music and Film Festival starts in the iconic Jersey shore town on April 25th.
Movie and a dinner! #SpeakingPodcast
Jay Black and his wife watch movies and go to dinner to talk about them and record a podcast!
Send Steve Sweeney kids’ books on economics
Send him a copy of one of the books and help him understand that we're fed up.
Yankees vs. Red Sox — It’s a morning show bet!
So I'm back to betting on baseball. This time News Producer Patrick Lavery got a little creative with the bet.
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What's on your mind? What do you want to know? What questions can I answer? This week it's all about you.