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Rush Holt Can Jolt the Jerks Who Snoop

Ray McGovern | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics
Ray McGovern

To Americans and others who see no hope that an experienced politician with demonstrated respect for conscience and Constitution could reverse the trend to a national security state, I bring good news. There is such a person; his name is Rush Holt.

New Jersey Interim Senator Sworn In By Biden

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Jeffrey Chiesa of New Jersey became the Senate's newest member on Monday, but he'll only be around for about four months. The 47-y...

Booker Formally Announces Senate Bid

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. — Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who formally declared his candidacy for U.S. Senate on Saturday, now finds himself competing in a prima...

Dem Senator Returns To Hill For Gun Votes After Health Issues

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey has returned to the Senate after being absent for more than six weeks. The nation's oldest senator,...

Dem Senator Sidelined By Painful Condition

AP | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg, the nation's oldest senator at 89, has been sidelined in New Jersey with pain and weakness in his legs. Lautenbe...

Jason Linkins

Geraldo Rivera Says He's Contemplating A Senate Run In New Jersey | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

What's already shaping up to be a hyped up battle for the New Jersey Senate -- with Newark Mayor Cory Booker prepping to take on Democratic incumbent ...

Dem Senator: Booker Likely Won't Be Only Candidate 'Drooling' Over My Job

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, at age 88 the oldest sitting U.S. senator, said Tuesday that the mayor of the state's largest cit...