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Senator Frank Lautenberg

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.

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Frank Lautenberg: Cory Booker Is Being 'Exceptionally Aggressive' About My Senate Seat | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) may have been joking last week when he suggested Newark Mayor Cory Booker deserved "a spanking" for tal...

Oldest Senator Denies Retirement Report

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

Sen. Frank Lautenberg's (D-N.J.) spokesman released a one-sentence statement Friday saying that a report on a New York City television station about L...

Booker Target Not Focusing On 'Political Distractions'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

New Jersey's senior U.S. senator is focusing his attention on his Senate work in light of Newark Mayor Cory Booker's (D) decision to explore a race fo...

One Week After Colorado Shooting, US Government Still Failing to Safeguard America

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

while President Barack Obama has mentioned that assault weapons belong in the hands of US soldiers and not on the streets of America, he has left it to Congress to move forward on an assault weapons ban. That's too bad because Congress isn't remotely close to doing anything.

Hormone Disruptors in Canned Food: New Worries

McKay Jenkins | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green
McKay Jenkins

Should tomatoes that were grown without pesticides still be considered "organic" if they'd been steeping in BPA? And come to think of it, when was the last time you saw mention of any ingredient for any package of the food you eat?

Christina Wilkie

Lautenberg: Hollywood's Host On Capitol Hill | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

Sen. Frank Lautenberg has no formal ties to the entertainment industry. But in the past few years, the New Jersey Democrat's office in the Hart Buildi...

The Terrorist and the Terror Watch List

Cliff Schecter | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

It is perversely ironic that the same week we finally got our man in Pakistan, we learned that 90% of those on the Terror Watch List since 2005 have successfully purchased guns.

As TSCA Collapses, Toxic Baby Fights Back (VIDEO)

Nancy Chuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Chuda

We all either know someone who's had cancer, or we know a child who has asthma, or we know someone who suffers from heart disease.

Make Concerns of Gun Violence Victims a Priority

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Elected officials must consider the awesome responsibility of the jobs they've been entrusted to do. Talk to victims, survivors, and law enforcement about the all too pervasive and underreported tragedy of gun violence. And then do something to halt it.