Congressman Scott Garrett

US Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ)

Congressman Scott Garrett appears in the following:

The Race to Watch: Meet the Candidates for NJ's 5th Congressional District

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Democrat Josh Gottheimer and Republican Scott Garrett join to discuss their stances on the issues and policy proposals for New Jersey's 5th congressional district.


Connecting Congress: Rep. Garrett

Thursday, December 17, 2015

U.S. Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ 5th) connects his job in Washington with the people he represents in Bergen County.


Meet the Candidates: NJ's 5th

Friday, October 31, 2014

Roy Cho, Democratic candidate to unseat Rep. Scott Garrett, and Scott Garrett, US Congressman (R-NJ 5th, Bergen County), make their case to the voters.

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Shutdown: Day 3

Thursday, October 03, 2013

A late-night meeting between President Obama and Speaker Boehner last night failed to result in progress towards ending the government shutdown. Congressman Scott Garrett, (R-NJ 5th) discusses why his party is holding fast on including Obamacare in a budget deal, and whether there's any room for negotiation. Then TIME's Washington bureau chief Michael Scherer discusses the latest news out of DC, and the deepening effects of the shutdown.

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How Should Your Member of Congress Respond on Syria?

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Congressmen Charles Rangel and Scott Garrett talk about President Obama's decision to ask for congressional approval in advance of a possible U.S. military response to the apparent ch...

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In the Wake of Yesterday's Decision, Republicans Discuss Their Next Steps

Friday, June 29, 2012

Republicans got to work immediately deciding how yesterday’s decision on the Affordable Care Act should inform their game plan going forward. A year and a half ago, House Republicans ...

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Rep. Garrett: Keystone Pipeline, not Payroll Tax Cut, is Real Job-Creator

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Recap from It's a Free Country.

Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country, we bring you the unmissable quotes from the morning's political conversations on WNYC. Today on the Brian Lehrer Show, US Congressman (R-NJ 5th) Scott Garrett discussed unfinished business including the payroll tax holiday and unemployment benefits.

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Congressman Explains GOP Schism Over Budget Battle

Friday, March 18, 2011

We're not repudiating leadership on the end game, we're just saying, 'We were sent here with a mission, the mission was to reign in spending, and we are going to be more conservative ...

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No Compromise on Spending

Friday, March 18, 2011

Congressman Scott Garrett (R-NJ) talks about his "no" vote on the continuing resolution to fund the federal government for three more weeks.

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Garrett on Health Care & Jobs & Republicans

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

US Congressman Scott Garrett (R-NJ 5th) examines the states of health care, job creation, and the Republican party.

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Gimme Shelter

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Reducing homelessness is one of the Mayor’s top third-term priorities. Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Robert Hess talks about how his agency hopes to tackle the problem in the middle of a severe budget crisis. Plus, Congressman Joe Sestak (D-PA), who is leading the charge to repeal “Don’t Ask Don’t ...

Working from Home: Rep. Garrett

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Congressman Scott Garrett (R-NJ 5th) talks about healthcare reform and what he's hearing from his constituents, now that Congress is in recess.

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Working from Home

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

It’s a working recess for members of Congress as the battle over healthcare reform follows them to their home districts. Scott Garrett, the Republican Congressman from New Jersey explains his objections to President Obama’s plan. Plus, an editor of the Fat Studies Reader discusses the political and social meaning of ...

House Republicans resist President Obama's stimulus plan

Friday, January 23, 2009

One of President Obama’s top priorities is to move his $825 billion stimulus plan through Congress. Although there is consensus that the economy needs to be rehabilitated, Obama’s vi...


Monday Political Roundup

Monday, December 15, 2008

Scott Garrett, Republican congressman serving New Jersey's 5th district, discusses the latest political news from Washington.

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What's Next for Congress?

Thursday, November 13, 2008

U.S. Congressman Scott Garrett (R-NJ, 5th district), will talk about how the new administration and a larger Democratic majority will change things for Congress.

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The Answer is Still No

Monday, October 06, 2008

Scott Garrett, U.S. Congressman (NJ-5th), talks about why he voted no -again - on the bailout proposal.

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Bailout Fallout

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

The NY and NJ delegation had a big effect on the defeat of the bailout plan. Republican Scott Garrett (R-NJ 5th) and Democrat Jose Serrano (D-NY 16th) voted against the proposal, while Democrat Gregory Meeks (D-NY 6th) and Republican Vito Fossella (R-NY 13th) voted for it.

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Exit Polls Part One

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

It's coast-to-coast coverage as the votes start rolling in on Tsunami Tuesday. From Illinois: Lynn Sweet, the Washington bureau chief of the Chicago Sun Times. From New York: WNYC reporter Arun Venugopal. From New Jersey: Mike Kelly, a columnist at The Record of New Jersey, and Congressman Scott Garrett. ...

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