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Watch: NJ Senate Democratic Debate

Monday, August 05, 2013

NJ Spotlight

On Monday night, NJTV aired a debate of Democratic Senate hopefuls from the DuMont Television Center at Montclair State. Candidates Booker, Holt, Oliver and Pallone all attended. NJ Today host Mike Schneider and Record editorial page editor Alfred Doblin moderated.

 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

New Jersey News

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

It's time to catch up on the latest news from the Garden State. Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer Matt Katz talks about the the special election to fill New Jersey's senate seat, Christie's re-election bid, the decision to rebuild dunes along the shore, and the marriage equality lawsuit.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Gov. Christie Announces Senate Election

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Barbara Buono, New Jersey State Senator and Democratic candidate for Governor, reacts to Governor Christie's decision on how to handle a vacant Senate seat, plus how the new elections might influence the vote for governor.  Also, Ross Baker, professor of political science at Rutgers University, explains the process to fill Senator Lautenberg's seat, and what it tells us about Governor Christie's political calculus.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Christie's Choice; and New Jersey Primary Day

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Mike Kelly, columnist at The Record of New Jersey, talks about a contentious State Senate race in today's primary, plus what Governor Christie's options are for an empty Senate seat.

→ Update: Christie has announced a special election for October, and will appoint an interim senator soon. More from the WNYC newsroom.

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Extended News from WNYC and NJPR

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

WNYC's Richard Hake and NJPR's David Furst provide extended news coverage of the election results and the latest on recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy with WNYC's Bob Hennelly. Plus, WNYC business editor Charlie Herman talks about this morning's stock market.

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WNYC News

With Election Behind Them, Democrats Face a Tough Road Ahead in Trenton

Thursday, November 10, 2011

A day after New Jersey voters rejected all of the challengers Governor Chris Christie backed in pricey TV ad buys, the governor said the results were “no big shocker." Meanwhile, Democrats said the election was proof of "Christie fatigue" and a desire for "results over rancor." And although Democrats managed to hold key seats, the party has a tough road ahead.

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