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Tea Party Favorite Launches Campaign, To Dismay Of Some Republicans

The Philadelphia Inquirer | ANDREW SEIDMAN | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

TRENTON -- Steve Lonegan, the conservative firebrand who ran unsuccessfully last summer in New Jersey's special U.S. Senate election, launched his cam...

Tea Party Candidate Launches Congressional Bid After Losing To Cory Booker

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Steve Lonegan, the conservative former mayor who lost a special election for New Jersey's U.S. Senate seat in October, said Friday he'll make another ...

Jon Runyan Won't Seek Reelection To Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Rep. Jon Runyan (R-N.J.) will not see reelection to Congress, the Star-Ledger and Burlington County Times reported Wednesday. Runyan, a former foot...

GOP Congressman's Big Switch

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

A Republican congressman from Mississippi who voted against the first round of Hurricane Sandy aid is now voting for the second round after having tou...

Burglary String Perplexes Capitol Hill

National Journal | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

Puzzling break-ins over the last month at the offices of at least three House members and several committees have U.S. Capitol Police gumshoes working...

Michele Bachmann Like Terrell Owens?

Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan (R-N.J.), a former offensive tackle in the NFL who was elected to Congress last year, likened the actions of "some" of his conser...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Afraid To Openly Criticize Afghanistan War

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While criticism of the war in Afghanistan has slowly been building since Osama bin Laden's death in Pakistan, some Republicans are still...

Which Sports Figures Won Their Elections?

AP | FRED LIEF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Pro wrestling's Linda McMahon was taken down in Connecticut and two former NBA centers went before voters on an Election Day when sports and politics ...

WATCH: Congressional Candidate Badly Stumbles On Supreme Court Question

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Jersey GOP Congressional candidate Jon Runyan has spent a large part of the last 13 years on a football field, and a recent debate response given ...

AP Enterprise: Tea Party Still As Strong As Ever

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Doubters who thought the tea party would fade away can forget it. More than 70 of its favored candidates are on Nov. 2 ballots, an...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: NJ-03

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

This is the second article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates in key races around the country. ...

Jon Runyan, Ex-NFL Player, Leaks Own Campaign Dirt After Drunk Driving Revelations

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. — As far as skeletons in the closet go, Wednesday's revelations about ex-NFL lineman and current congressional candidate Jon ...

Jon Runyan House Campaign To Kick Off Thursday

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. — Former NFL lineman Jon Runyan said Thursday that he's willing to spend his own money to win his campaign for Congress in Ne...

Former Pro Athletes Turn To Careers In Politics

AP | ABBY HAIGHT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. — Gubernatorial candidate Chris Dudley ducked through the coffeehouse door, and the barista shouted a greeting. Several people...

John Runyan For Congress? Republicans Attempting To Recruit Former Eagles Tackle

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. — Former NFL player Jon Runyan says he's considering running for Congress. In a statement issued Wednesday by the Burlington...