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Steve Lonegan: Republican Candidate for Senate

Friday, October 11, 2013

Steve Lonegan, Republican candidate for Senate in New Jersey and former mayor of Bogota, talks about the race and what he would bring to the Senate if elected.

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New Jersey News

A Week Before Special Election, Booker and Lonegan Draw Contrasts

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

WNYC

In early polls for the New Jersey Senate race, Democrat Cory Booker led Republican Steve Lonegan by 35 points. And many experts assumed the road to the Senate would be a cakewalk for Newark’s celebrity mayor. But with Booker’s lead down to 15 and just a week to go, the race is closer than expected -- and heating up. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NJ Democratic Senate Candidates: Cory Booker

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. Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, on his candidacy for NJ's open Senate seat.

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NJ Senate Democratic Candidates: Frank Pallone

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. Frank PalloneRepresentative for NJ's 6th Congressional District, discusses his candidacy.

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NJ Democratic Senate Candidates: Sheila Oliver

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. Sheila OliverSpeaker of the New Jersey State Assembly, discusses her bid.

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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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Glenn Greenwald; The New Pope’s Style; Tennis in Queens

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Public opinion on personal privacy is shifting as more Americans say they are against the NSA’s surveillance techniques. The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald joins the show to talk about the polls and the latest in the NSA surveillance controversy. Plus: Pope Francis recently returned from his first international trip as pope. Church watcher Rocco Palmo analyzes the trip, what Francis said and his more relaxed style; a check-in on the upcoming New Jersey Senate primary; the expansion of tennis at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens; and Najla Said on her search for an identity as the Arab-American daughter of the late intellectual Edward Said. 

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NJ Senate Primary Countdown

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Two weeks to go before the NJ Senate special primary election.

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Meet the NJ Senate Candidates: Dr. Alieta Eck

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

We conclude our first-round series of interviews with the candidates for the New Jersey special election to replace Senator Frank Lautenberg. Today: Alieta Eck, physician and GOP candidate for the US Senate in New Jersey, discusses her bid.

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Recycling Expands; NYU-China Relations; NJ Senate Candidate Alieta Eck

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

NYC Deputy Mayor of Operations Cas Holloway and the Deputy Commissioner of Sanitation, Recycling and Sustainability Ron Gonen talk about the city’s plans for food composting. Plus: NYU law professor Jerome Cohen on the status of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng’s position at the school; Ethan Zuckerman, co-founder of Global Voices Online and director of the MIT Center for Civic Media explains why digital inter-connectedness isn’t necessarily translating into human connections; media mogul Conrad Black on the rise of the U.S. as a world superpower; and New Jersey republican senate candidate Dr. Alieta Eck

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Meet the NJ Senate Candidates: Sheila Oliver

Monday, June 17, 2013

Our series of first-round interviews with candidates in New Jersey special election continues. New Jersey State Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver (D-34th) discusses why she thinks she's the best candidate to fill Frank Lautenberg's seat.

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Meet the NJ Senate Candidates: Frank Pallone

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Frank Pallone, representative for New Jersey's 6th Congressional district, discusses his candidacy for New Jersey's open Senate seat

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More on the NSA Leak; NJ Senate Race; Education Commissioner John King; Marc Maron

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

We'll continue to discuss the classified information that was leaked by a government contractor. Plus: the New Jersey senate race is now underway; New York State Education Commissioner and the President of the University of the State of New York John King talks about the new teacher evaluation system and the Ramapo school funding dispute; the tables are turned on comedian and podcaster Marc Maron as he is interviewed on his new book and TV show; and Jessica Pressler from New York Magazine breaks down a debate on cats vs. birds.   

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Why Chris Christie Is Taking Obamacare Funds

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Though he claims to be "no fan" of the Affordable Care Act, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced this week that the state will accept the bill's expanded Medicaid coverage provision. New Jersey Senate Republican Leader Thomas Kean Jr. and Gordon MacInnes, president of New Jersey Policy Perspective, discuss the decision and what it means for the Garden State's residents and budget.

 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Latest on the Menendez Investigation

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, looks at the question of where the line between politics-as-usual and something else is in the case of New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez.

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Meet the Candidates: Joe Kyrillos

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

New Jersey State Senator Joe Kyrillos, (R-13th legislative district) representing parts of Monmouth and Middlesex counties, talks about winning the primary to run against U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D NJ).

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New Jersey News

NJ Sen. Sweeney Says Gay Marriage Will Pass, Expects Christie to Veto

Friday, February 10, 2012

Despite a veto threat from Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney says the legislature is poised to pass a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the Garden State.

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Garden State: Frank Lautenberg on Senate Race

Monday, June 02, 2008

New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg (D) talks about his candidacy and tomorrow's Democratic primary.

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