Sources: Belgard ready to run in CD3
By Max Pizarro | November 6th, 2013 - 11:43am
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Burlington County Freeholder Aimee Belgard, a Democrat, is set to announce her candidacy for Congress, according to sources in Burlington County. 

The Star-Ledger reported this morning that U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan (R-3) won't pursue a third term in Congress.

Runyan was reportedly disgusted with the Tea Party in his caucus and has had enough, according to a source close to the congressman.

An attorney from Edgewater Park, Belgard has quit her job to focus fulltime on the race.

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