Rush Holt

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

Rep. Rush Holt Retiring From House After Eight Terms

Politics might not be rocket science, but a central New Jersey Democratic congressman who is a rocket scientist is retiring from the House after eight terms.


Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan

Lonegan, Booker Declared Winners Of New Jersey Senate Primaries

The New Jersey U.S. Senate special election primaries were called Tuesday night for Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan.


Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Poll: Booker Has ‘Insurmountable Lead’ In Senate Primary Race

The Monmouth University survey released Tuesday shows Booker with the support of 49 percent of Democrats likely to vote in the Aug. 13 primary. His closest competitor, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, got 12 percent.


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.


Polls Close In NJ, Where House Seats Top Ticket

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The polls have closed and vote tallying has begun in New Jersey, where three of the state’s House races were expected to be competitive. View New York Races | View New […]


Former Philadelphia Eagles football player Jon Runyan, center, the Republican candidate for New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District, steps from a booth with his son Jon Runyan Jr, left, after voting Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, in Mount Laurel, N.J. Runyan faces Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. John Adler in one of the closest races that will be decided by voters. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

3 House Incumbents In Competitive Races In NJ

Three Democratic incumbents are involved competitive races as New Jersey voters decide whether any of the state’s 13 House seats will change hands.


Rep. Rush Holt and Scott Sipprelle - File / Photos: Holt for Congress, Sipprelle for Congress

It’s Still A Tight Race Between Holt And Sipprelle

If President Barack Obama’s policies play a role in any Congressional race, it’ll definitely be in the 12th District in New Jersey.