Pascrell stumps in Bergen
By Max Pizarro | February 21st, 2012 - 5:16pm
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When he learned he would be in a Democratic Primary dogfight, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell vowed he would campaign vigorously in the bigger, Bergen portion of the 9th Congressional District.

This weekend, the Passaic-based Democrat did just that, campaigning door-to-door on Sunday in Englewood.

Pascrell partisans noted the symbolic importance of the Englewood angle for one of Pascrell's earliest pavement pounding appearances.

That's where Pascrell's opponent, U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman, (D-9), grew up and served as mayor before moving to Fair Lawn.

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"Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, a Hudson County Democrat, is balking. He claimed Tuesday that members of his caucus are divided over the measure and that his house is in no real rush – besides, even if enacted this year, the reforms would not take effect until 2017, he said. And with the growing belief that Christie could skip town to run for president, some Democrats are not eager to give him another talking point for his résumé. Christie’s plans to stump for Republican candidates in New Hampshire later Thursday only fuel that suspicion." - columnist Charles Stile

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