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The Brian Lehrer Show

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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The Brian Lehrer Show

Jersey Senate Race: It's Booker v Lonegan

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The expected low turnout led to the expected results in yesterday's primary election: Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) will face Bogota mayor Steve Lonegan (R) in the special election to fill US Senator Frank Lautenberg's seat. Nancy Solomon, New Jersey Public Radio's managing editor, discusses the results and the general election showdown ahead. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

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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The Brian Lehrer Show

NYC Debates; Stop-Frisk Ruling; NJ Candidates: Booker, Holt, Oliver, Pallone

Monday, August 12, 2013

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A judge has ruled this morning that NYC's stop-and-frisk policy is unconstitutional. We discuss the ruling and the recommended changes. Plus: New York City political debate season has arrived. NY1’s Errol Louis previews the upcoming Comptroller and Public Advocate debates. And the primary for New Jersey’s Senate seat is Tuesday, so today all the Democratic candidates will make their case to voters, starting with Cory Booker, then Rush Holt, Sheila Oliver and Frank Pallone.

WNYC News

Two Congressmen Struggle To Stand Out Against Celebrity Mayor

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Congressman Rush Holt is a rocket scientist and five-time Jeopardy champ. Congressman Frank Pallone helped write the Affordable Care Act and has the support of late Senator Frank Lautenberg’s son Josh and his family.

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New Jersey News

Booker Appears to Have an Unbeatable Lead

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Cory Booker continues to dominate the field, less than a week before the primary vote in New Jersey's U.S. Senate race to fill the seat of the late Frank Lautenberg.

A new Quinnipiac poll puts Booker at the top of the Democratic field with 54% of likely primary voters.

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New Jersey News

A Debate With Full Attendance

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

The first debate with all four Democratic candidates vying for a U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey featured a lot of agreement on foreign policy issues but different ideas on how to fund education.

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New Jersey News

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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New Jersey News

Hear Why 3 of the 4 Democratic Senate Hopefuls Want Your Vote

Monday, July 29, 2013

WNYC

U.S. Senate hopefuls Rush Holt, Frank Pallone and Sheila Oliver wrapped up their debate over the weekend with statements about why they should get your vote. Hear what they each had to say.

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New Jersey News

Sans Booker, Democratic Candidates Participate in First NJ Senate Debate

Sunday, July 28, 2013

WNYC

U.S. Senate hopefuls Rush Holt , Frank Pallone and Sheila Oliver took turns noting Booker's absence during the first formal debate to fill the late Frank Lautenberg’s Senate seat in New Jersey.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Lying About Surveillance; Rep. Rush Holt, Intoxicating Plants

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Slate columnist Fred Kaplan tells us why he thinks Director of National Intelligence James Clapper lied under oath at a congressional hearing and should be fired. Plus: New York State Senator Liz Krueger talks about her push for the senate to act on Cuomo’s proposals for women; Meet New Jersey senate candidate Rush Holt; Floyd Abrams looks back on his legal career defending first amendment rights; and Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks, talks about turning plants into cocktails.  

New Jersey News

Three Senate Candidates Hit Campaign Trail While Booker Goes for Cash

Monday, June 10, 2013

WNYC

Newark Mayor Cory Booker demonstrated his advantage yesterday in the US Senate race, while also opening himself up to the very thing that aggravates his Newark constituents.

While the other Democratic candidates campaigned in New Jersey on the day signatures were due, Booker was in California, fundraising.

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The Takeaway

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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WQXR News

Incumbents Hold All But One House Seat in New Jersey

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

There were a few close House races in New Jersey, but in the end, 12 of the state’s 13 incumbents held on to their seats.

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WNYC News

Incumbents Hold All But One House Seat in New Jersey

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Although there were a few close House races in New Jersey, at the end of the night 12 of the state’s 13 incumbents to the U.S. House still cozily occupy their seats. The only upset was the Tea Party victory in the 3rd District where Jon Runyan, formerly an offensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, defeated Democratic incumbent John Adler.

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