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The race for Senate: Another Republican declines to run against Booker
Yet another Republican has declined to seek the party nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker in November.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
National Democrats Focused on New Jersey's Third Congressional District Race
With Jon Runyan retiring this year, the race for his seat has been designated as one of national importance by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, according to Politico.
More Monmouth Musings
Isola considering jumping into the U.S. Senate race
Ocean County GOP Chairman George Gilmore told MMM that he is actively encouraging Chris Isola , a declared candidate for the CD-3 GOP nomination, to seek the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate instead.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Burlington County Republicans Consider Supporting Tom MacArthur For Congress
The Burlington County Republican Party's Screening Committee and the county's municipal chairs have endorsed Tom MacArthur as he seeks the party's nomination in the Third Congressional District race, the Courier Post reports.
Christie Bloodied by Bridge-gate, Sandy Response
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been badly bloodied by the bridge-gate scandal and criticism over Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts, pollsters and political observers told Newsmax, but he still maintains the support of half the state's voters.
Children's Garden a winner at show
CAMDEN FLOW The Camden Children's Garden won four awards - the most in its history - this year in the group's 17th appearance at the Philadelphia Flower Show.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Locals, Out-of-Towners Battle For GOP Support For Congress in Ocean County
Reports early this week suggest the race to determine who gets the support of the GOP establishment in Ocean and Burlington counties to run for Rep. Jon Runyan's congressional seat could come down to a battle between hometown candidates and out-of-towners moving to Ocean County.
The Washington Post
Women make up majority of DCCCa s a Red to Bluea candidates
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced its first wave of "Red to Blue" U.S. House contenders for the midterm elections Monday, picking mostly women for a program meant to highlight the best recruits from around the country.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Area's GOP congressmen score low in a way that could help
The Club for Growth, the conservative advocacy group that favors low-tax, anti-regulation, pro-business policies - and opposes any hint of compromise - released its 2013 ratings Monday, and Republican congressmen from the Philadelphia suburbs received some of the lowest marks of anyone in the GOP.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Rush to replace Holt
Democratic Congressman Rush Holt created a political frenzy with a surprise announcement that he would not seek reelection to a ninth term term representing the Garden State's 12th District.
New Faces, Old Parties in Congressional Districts [AUDIO]
Over the past several weeks, a quarter of New Jersey's congressional delegation announced plans to step down from office.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Editorial: Changing faces in U.S. House for N.J.
Don't answer that, since there's some strange stuff in our water. But it is odd that three House members from this part of the state won't be back in Washington in 2015.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Watson Coleman makes it official: She'll enter race for 12th District congressional seat
Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman is set to become the third Democrat to officially announce her bid for the 12th District congressional seat to be vacated by U.S. Rep. Rush Holt.
The Washington Post
Forecasting the next House retirements
Two more House lawmakers have announced plans to step down this week -- Reps. Rush Holt and Gloria Negrete McLeod -- adding to a growing list of Democrats and Republicans in both chambers planning to hang it up after this year.
Andrews, others leaving office can use campaign funds
Tuesday was officially the last day in office for U.S. Rep. Robert Andrews , but he will have wide latitude in how he uses nearly $700,000 in campaign funds he holds in two political accounts.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Rush Holt Announces Retirement
Rep. Rush D. Holt, the New Jersey Democrat who last year lost a special-election primary to now-Sen. Cory Booker, announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election to a ninth term.
New Jersey Democrats Mull Future of Rush Holt Seat
As eight-term Rep. Rush D. Holt announced on Tuesday his retirement from Congress, New Jersey Democrats looked to the future of his seat.
Asbury Park Press
Rush Holt announces he will not seek another term in Congress
U.S. Rep. Rush Holt has announced he will not seek another term in Congress, ending a 16-year career in the House.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
NJ's Democratic House Candidates
New Jersey, one of the bluest states in the nation, currently has a 6-6 split in its Congressional delegation.