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.
Christie's hypocrisy is astounding. Less than a month ago he vetoed an early-voting bill saying its $23-million price-tag was too costly. But now he's justifying spending a million more to hold an unnecessary special election.
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.