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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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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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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.

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Sheila Oliver's Long Shot for US Senate

Friday, August 09, 2013

Sheila Oliver made a name for herself as the first African American woman to lead a legislative house in New Jersey. Now she hopes to be the state’s first female U.S. Senator.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Syria Intervention; John Liu; Sheila Oliver; Vietnam Veteran Stories

Monday, June 17, 2013

New York Times chief Washington correspondent David Sanger analyzes the next steps in the Syrian war, the Iranian elections and the ongoing strife in Turkey. Plus: City Comptroller John Liu; New Jersey State Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver states her case to be the next New Jersey senator; author and history professor Philip Napoli discusses his new book, Bringing It All Back Home: An Oral History of New York City’s Vietnam Veterans; and Bloomberg View columnist Noah Feldman weighs in on Supreme Court rulings. 

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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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New Jersey News

With A United GOP Behind Him, Christie Seeks to Divide Dems

Thursday, April 11, 2013

As New Jersey Governor Chris Christie campaigns for re-election, he leads a united Republican party. And on the campaign trail he is doing his best to fracture the state's Democrats.

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