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Rep. Rush Holt is Leaving the House

Friday, February 28, 2014

Rush Holt, Representative for New Jersey's 12th Congressional District, has announced that he will not be seeking re-election. He will explain his decision, how his background in science informed his work in Washington, and the policies he will be supporting over the next 10 months while he is still in office.

 

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How Does Christie's Scandal Stack Up in NJ Politics?

Friday, January 10, 2014

In the annals of Jersey political history, in the myths and stories explored so well by the likes of Tony Soprano and Nucky Thompson,  how does the Chris Christie Administration compare? "I am embarrassed and humiliated," Governor Christie told reporters on Thursday. The 108 minute press conference was just the start of the Governor's apology tour. Congressman Rush Holt, a Democrat representing New Jersey's twelfth Congressional district, puts Christie's latest scandal into perspective.

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NJ Senate Democratic Candidates: Rush Holt

Monday, August 12, 2013

Tomorrow is the Democratic primary in the special election to fill New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg's empty seat. We do one last round of interviews with the major candidates. Rush HoltRepresentative for NJ's12th Congressional District, discusses his candidacy.

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Meet the NJ Senate Candidates: Rush Holt

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Rush Holt, representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district, discusses his candidacy for New Jersey's open US senate seat.  

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Thinking Like a Scientist: Solution to Politics?

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Is there a science to the way American politics is conducted? Rep. Rush Holt argues that more scientific thought is needed when it comes to the political system. Rep. Holt argues that thinking analytically — whether it's when drafting bills, negotiating in Congress, or creating new programs — would lead to higher value political policies.

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American Soldiers' Remains Sent to a Landfill

Friday, December 09, 2011

The Dover Air Force Base has already been under scrutiny for how it handled the remains of hundreds of American soldiers. On Thursday, the service said it disposed of the cremated partial remains of at least 274 troops in a Virginia landfill. Although the practice was ended three years ago, the Air Force says it has no plans to alert the families of the troops whose remains may have been sent to the landfill.

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Rep. Rush Holt on Social Security Cuts in Debt Ceiling Talks

Friday, July 08, 2011

The latest news out of the ongoing negotiations to raise the country's debt limit is that President Obama is putting entitlement reform on the table. But Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats say they were caught completely off-guard by the president's latest proposal, and said that the Party is opposed to including Social Security cuts in any kind of deal. The president says the two sides remain divided and far from finding reaching an agreement, but House Speaker John Boehner says there's a 50-50 chance that they'll be able to arrive at a decision this week. Will the president's dramatic proposal be the catalyst that moves the debt deal forward?

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30 Issues: Health Care Reform

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Rush Holt, U.S. Congressman (D-NJ 12th), chairman of the House Select Intelligence Oversight Panel, and Scott Sipprelle, Republican candidate for Congress challenging Holt, talk about their views on health care reform and other issues in the campaign.

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NSA Monitoring

Thursday, June 25, 2009

U.S. Representative Rush Holt (D-NJ), chairman of the House Select Intelligence Oversight Panel, talks about his investigations on why the National Security Agency monitored the emails of American citizens.

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They’re Listening

Thursday, June 25, 2009

The National Security Administration is being accused of intercepting private telephone calls and e-mail messages. New Jersey Congressman Rush Holt (D-12th) is investigating the claims. Plus, the latest from Iran; Google Translate’s artificial language intelligence; and the Getting Around series wraps up.