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Adelson Republican Talks Campaign With Dog, UPS Guy

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, a Sheldon Adelson-backed Republican congressional candidate with ties to Michael Jackson, talks to random voters, a dog, scarec...

Adelson Republican Continues Comedy Routine

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the Sheldon Adelson-backed Republican congressional candidate running against Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), has rele...

John Celock

A Rabbi's Clint Eastwood Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the Republican congressional nominee running against Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), has released a new campaign ad in the vein of...

Jon Gosselin's Surprising Political Move

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

The former star of TLC's "Jon and Kate Plus 8" will join a Republican congressional candidate in New Jersey on Wednesday to promote tax-deductible mar...

A Big Election for Arab Americans

James Zogby | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
James Zogby

For Arab Americans, the big election news of the past week didn't come out of just Wisconsin or Egypt. Congressman Bill Pascrell's stunning victory over Congressman Steve Rothman in northern New Jersey's 9th District showed Arab Americans coming of age.

Clinton-Backed Bill Pascrell Beats Obama-Backed Steve Rothman In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Bill Pascrell on Tuesday defeated Obama-backed Rep. Steve Rothman in a heated New Jersey primary. While Steve Rothman was thought to have an e...

Dem Calls Rival's Attempt To Impound Ballots 'Worse Than Jim Crow'

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) had some harsh words for his chief opponent on Tuesday morning -- the day of their Democratic primary face-off -- calling ...

Obama vs. Clinton Congress Fight Heads To Court On Election Eve

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

A New Jersey state judge awarded Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-Paterson) a win Monday night, hours before voters head to the polls, ending an impoundment of v...

Obama Meets With Rothman But Doesn't Endorse Him

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

Rep. Steve Rothman (D-N.J.) met with President Barack Obama at the White House Friday morning, giving Rothman's campaign a boost days before he faces ...

An Open Letter to Congressmen Steve Rothman and Bill Pascrell

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 07.30.2012 | New York
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Dear Steve and Bill, Many of us have watched in amazement and dismay the increasingly bitter primary battle ensuing between you. You were once close...

John Celock

Clinton, Axelrod Take Sides In Bitter Democratic Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

The New Jersey primary between Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-Paterson) and Rep. Steve Rothman (D-Englewood) in a newly created district has turned bitter as t...

Gratitude to My Rival, Rep. Rothman, for My Son's Nomination to West Point

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 04.17.2012 | New York
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Rothman's decision to put merit before political consideration showed character and integrity and I salute it. It also demonstrated a willingness to populate our officer corps with deserving men and women, whatever the political consequences.

Progressives Should Support Israel

Steve Sheffey | Posted 05.30.2011 | World
Steve Sheffey

The progressive movement has been tarred by a vocal minority that seeks to criticize Israel at every opportunity. It's time for the progressive commun...

Congressman's Chief Of Staff Arrested For Soliciting Sex From Minor

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Robert Decheine, chief of staff to Rep. Steve Rothman (D-N.J.), has been fired following his arrest last week for allegedly soliciting sex from a mino...

DADT Must End This Congress -- National Security Has Been Hurt

Rep. Steven Rothman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Steven Rothman

As the U.S. continues to face dangerous enemies from all corners of the globe, it makes no sense to turn away from service qualified, able and willing volunteers for our nation's military.

Welcoming President Ahmadinejad to the U.S.

Rep. Steven Rothman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Steven Rothman

The backdrop of the United States as the host nation for the United Nations will provide a strong and clear contrast to the brutish, tyrannical, and deranged President of Iran for the entire world to see.

Congressmen Get Thousands From Defense Contractors As They Vote To Fund Fighter Jet

The Record | Herb Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reps. Steve Rothman and Rodney Frelinghuysen got nearly $10,000 in contributions from key defense contractors in the days surrounding their votes last...

Obama and the Deafening Silence of American Jewry

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

American Jewry gave Candidate Obama the benefit of the doubt. But fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

The People of Vieques, Puerto Rico Deserve Justice from the U.S. Government

Rep. Steven Rothman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Steven Rothman

The people of Vieques deserve answers for the undisputed high rates of disease that they have encountered over the years after military weapons tests.

Changing Englewood's House of Terror Into a Home of Jewish Values

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Press reports this week stated that I was seeking to buy the Libyan compound next door to me in order to establish an international center for Jewish values. These reports are accurate.

The Libyan UN Ambassador's 27-Year Presence in Englewood and Why Kaddafi Never Made it There

Rep. Steven Rothman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rep. Steven Rothman

Mommar Kaddafi is a madman with the blood of innocent Americans and others on his hands. However, he has still not stepped foot on the Englewood, NJ property his country has owned for 27 years.

Why My Congressman is Wrong About the Libyan Mission in Englewood

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Earth to Congressman Steve Rothman, you represent the concerned citizens of Englewood, NJ not the oil-rich dictatorship of Libya.

Mayor Michael Wildes and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach of Englewood, NJ, Confirm that Sunday's Rally Against Kaddafi Remains On

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

We will push for the Libyan government to sell their compound in Englewood and clear out of the neighborhood. We don't want a terrorist-funding government in our midst.

Congressman On Gaddafi: Keep This "Psychopath" Out Of My State

The Daily Beast | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Steve Rothman, Democrat of New Jersey, has a message for Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi: Stay the hell out of the 9th Congressional District. In f...

Englewood, New Jersey Wants To Block Moammar Gadhafi From Staying In Town

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Officials are trying to prevent Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi from staying in northern New Jersey when he visits the United St...