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.
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 Holt, Representative for NJ's12th Congressional District, discusses his candidacy.
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?
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.
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.
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