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Rep. Rush Holt

Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) (file/credit: holt.house.gov)

Rep. Rush Holt Announces Retirement At End Of Term

Holt, 65, ran for the U.S. Senate last year to fill the seat left vacant by Sen. Frank Lautenberg but lost in the primary to Cory Booker.

02/18/2014

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Cory Booker Dominates New Jersey Senate Poll

The Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday shows 54 percent of likely Democratic primary voters support the Newark mayor.

08/07/2013

From left: Cory Booker (credit Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images); Rep. Rush Holt (credit: Holt Campaign); Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver (credit: New Jersey Legislature); Rep. Frank Pallone (credit: 
pallone.house.gov)

All 4 Democrats To Face Off In New Jersey Senate Debate

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Rep. Rush Holt, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Rep. Frank Pallone are all scheduled to be at Montclair State University on Monday night for a debate that is scheduled to be shown live on NJTV.

08/05/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker with Former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley in Newark, N.J. - June 8, 2013 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Cory Booker Wants ‘New Blood’ In U.S. Senate

“It’s time that we have voices in Washington that are not about left or right, but really about getting problems solved, bringing people together, and really making progress,” Booker said Wednesday.

07/10/2013

FILE - A voting booth in Fort Lee, NJ (Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

N.J. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Arguments On Special Election Date

New Jersey’s top court has decided not to hear arguments on when Gov. Chris Christie has scheduled a special U.S. Senate election, effectively leaving the date at Oct. 16.

06/20/2013

Rep. Frank Pallone (credit: pallone.house.gov)

N.J. Senate Hopeful Wants Debates Ahead Of August Special Election Primary

Rep. Frank Pallone released a statement Monday saying voters should be able to make a decision that is not “based solely on slick TV ads and 20-second sound bites.”

06/17/2013

Frank Pallone delivering more than 3,000 petitions to Division of Elections in Trenton. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Primary Battles Set As Deadline Passes To Enter New Jersey Senate Race

Gov. Chris Christie decided to schedule a primary for August and a special general election for October.

06/10/2013

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa (credit: NJ AG's Office)

Christie Picks Chiesa For Senate As Holt Announces Run For Lautenberg’s Seat

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa, a registered Republican, will hold the office until a special election takes place in October and Christie said Chiesa will not run for the seat. He will take office on Monday.

06/06/2013

Tyler Clementi - Photo: CBS

National Anti-Bullying Measure Named For Tyler Clementi Introduced In House And Senate

The Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act would require all colleges and universities that receive federal student aid to have in place anti-harassment policies.

02/10/2013

Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) (file/credit: holt.house.gov)

Rep. Rush Holt Proposes New Jersey Battlefield Preservation Act

Some of the historic spots that would benefit from the funding include George Washington’s camp in Morristown and the British campground in Middletown.

09/13/2012

Chris Christie (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie On Keynote Address At RNC: ‘I’m On Lockdown, Baby’

With Isaac moving away from Tampa, the Republican National Convention is finally in full swing. Taking center stage on Tuesday night will be New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

08/28/2012

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (FILE PHOTO: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Sen. Lautenberg, Rep. Holt Settle Lawsuit By Former Election Worker

Angela Genova, a lawyer for both campaigns, confirmed the settlement, which showed up in recently filed campaign finance documents for the New Jersey Democrats.

11/02/2011

Watson faces off in a Jeopardy! match against Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter - Yorktown Heights, NY - Jan 13, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

IBM’s Supercomputer Watson Goes From ‘Jeopardy!’ To Health Care

The supercomputer best known for trouncing the world’s best “Jeopardy!” players is being tapped by one of the nation’s largest health insurers to diagnose medical problems and authorize treatments.

09/12/2011

Holt (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File); Watson (Getty Images)

New Jersey Congressman Tops Watson, The ‘Jeopardy’ Computer

Turns out all it took to best the Jeopardy-winning computer was a real-life Garden State rocket scientist and lawmaker.

03/01/2011