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Lautenberg Wins Record Fifth Term

STATE – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg easily won re-election for a record fifth term last week. The Democrat won 55 percent of the vote to Republican Dick Zimmer’s 43 percent. “Tonight is not simply a victory for me, it’s a…

Shush!…There’s A Senate Race Going On In NJ

STATE—With the general election just weeks away, more than two-thirds of New Jersey’s likely voters (71%) have not heard of, or have no opinion of, former Congressman Dick Zimmer, the Republican nominee for New Jersey’s U.S. Senate seat. According to…

Senate Approves Amtrak Funding Authorization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate voted 74-24 to approve legislation boosting funding to improve and expand intercity passenger rail in New Jersey and across the nation last week. The bills, authored by Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), will increase funding…

Obama Increases Lead Among NJ Voters

ATLANTA, Ga. – Strategic Vision, LLC, an Atlanta-headquartered public relations and public affairs agency, announced the results of a three-day poll of 800 likely voters in New Jersey on Oct. 1.  The poll showed that the Obama/Biden ticket leads McCain/Palin…

Lautenberg: “Duty” To Party?

STATE – New Jersey Republicans found little humor in a comment Sen. Frank Lautenberg apparently intended as a joke while being interviewed at the Democratic National Convention this week. During an ABC World News segment about parties hosted by lobbyists,…

N.J. Dems Want Permanent Off-Shore Drilling Ban

STATE – On Monday, top New Jersey Democrats called for a permanent ban on offshore oil and gas drilling from Maine to North Carolina. Gov. Jon Corzine, U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg and Bob Menendez, and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone said…

Lautenberg Tops Andrews

STATE – Four-term Sen. Frank Lautenberg easily defeated Rep. Rob Andrews to win the Democratic Party nomination to run for one of the state’s seats in the U.S. Senate. Lautenberg will face former Republican Congressman Dick Zimmer in the November…

The Debate Over Debates

By Michael M. Shapiro Congressman Rob Andrews, who is challenging Senator Frank Lautenberg in the Democratic Primary for the United States Senate in New Jersey, has demanded that Senator Lautenberg debate him seven times before the June Primary. Senator Lautenberg…