U.S. Rep. Rush Holt’s (D-12) team would not say anything on the record regarding the Congressman’s political designs on the vacant U.S. Senate seat.
Like Newark Mayor Cory Booker and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Holt is mourning the death of the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
But Gov. Chris Christie’s announcement today that there will be a Democratic Primary on August 13th is a “game changer,” according to a source close to Holt.
The congressman’s team is looking closely at a run and weighing a run, the source said.
The source characterized Holt’s examination as “serious.”
Lew Candura, the veteran chair of the Morris County Democratic Committee, will retire this year and back the organization's executive director, Chip Robinson, to serve as his successor.Read More >
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Bridget Anne Kelly’s attorney says lawmakers rushed to judgement An attorney for former top Gov. Chris Christie administration official Bridget Anne Kelly filed paperwork arguing his client shouldn’t have to comply with a legislative subpoena. The documents, filed by Kelly attorney Michael Critchley, argues lawmakers rushed to judgment...
By Suzanne M. Walters When unions representing local police and firefighters cannot agree to new contract terms with local governments, State law mandates that the parties submit to binding arbitration. A third-party referee, then, sets the... Read More >
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