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Frank Lautenberg Dead

Senator Lautenberg: An Appreciation of His Lifesaving Work With Refugees

Mark Hetfield | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Mark Hetfield

The refugees whom Senator Lautenberg brought to the U.S. are among the most successful immigrants in our nation's history. They are doctors, engineers, business owners, artists, musicians, and writers.

Senate's Last World War II Vet Buried In Arlington

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. — Frank Lautenberg, the last World War II veteran to serve in the U.S. Senate, was buried Friday with military honors in a rain-d...

Lautenberg Receives Final Capitol Tribute

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Frank Lautenberg on Thursday was remembered by Senate colleagues for his leadership and laughter during nearly three decades servin...

GOP Rep Calls Out Christie-Obama 'Bromance'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) criticized New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Tuesday, claiming he wouldn't be surprised if Christie failed to appoint...

Snooki Opponent Considering Senate Bid In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker who once suggested that Snooki needed "anger counseling" is considering a bid for New Jersey's open U.S. Senate seat. Politic...

What I Learned From Frank Lautenberg

Mark Arnone | Posted 08.05.2013 | DC
Mark Arnone

Even during the senator's battle with cancer, I remember, every morning, seeing the determination of a man filled with grit, moxie, and an unquenched thirst to achieve more for the people of New Jersey.

Mourners Gather To Remember Late Senator

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA AND DAVID PORTER | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

SECAUCUS, N.J. — It's only fitting that a man remembered as Mr. Transportation took his final trip to Washington aboard an Amtrak train Wednesda...

John Celock

Christie Calls $24 Million Special Election | John Celock | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

Saying that an elected senator is needed quickly, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Tuesday called for a special election in October to fill the s...

Biden, Hillary Clinton To Eulogize Lautenberg

AP | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Vice President Joe Biden will lead mourners at the funeral Wednesday for U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey. The service will ...

Senator Frank Lautenberg

Al Gore | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics
Al Gore

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of my dear friend Senator Frank Lautenberg. A stalwart of the Senate, Frank's dedication to his country and his constituents was unparalleled.

Sam Stein

Lautenberg's Legacy Includes Ban On Smoking In Airplanes | Sam Stein | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1987 and 1988, domestic air travelers who didn't want to inhale secondhand cigarette smoke had only one option: find flights that las...

Obama Reacts To Lautenberg's Death

Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama issued a statement Monday on the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), praising the lawmaker for "[improving] the lives of c...

Politicians React To Longtime Senator's Death

Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) died Monday at age 89 of viral pneumonia, his office confirmed in a statement: United States Senator Frank R. Lauten...

Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dead At 89

Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) has died at the age of 89 of viral pneumonia, The Bergen Record reported Monday, citing the senator's office. Lauten...