Sen. Frank Lautenberg

FILE -- Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Christie, Buono Easily Win N.J. Primary Nominations

Christie defeated conservative Seth Grossman in the Republican primary, and Buono won over Troy Webster, an aide to the mayor of East Orange, in the Democratic primary on Tuesday night.

06/04/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the statehouse in Trenton on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Christie Calls For October Special Election To Fill Lautenberg’s Senate Seat

The governor made an announcement during a Tuesday afternoon news conference in Trenton. The special primary would be Aug. 13, with the special election held Oct. 16.

06/04/2013

Frank Lautenberg (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images Entertainment)

Lautenberg To Be Eulogized By Dignitaries, Lie In Repose In Senate

Lautenberg’s casket will arrive at the U.S Capitol on Thursday, where it will lie in repose in the Senate chamber before he is interred at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday.

06/04/2013

New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg died on June 3, 2013 of complications from viral pneumonia. He was 89. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Christie’s Choice To Fill Sen. Lautenberg’s Seat Could Create Backlash

Democratic State Senate President Steve Sweeney said the seat should go to a fellow Democrat.

06/03/2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg on Dec. 6, 2012 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies At 89

Sen. Frank Lautenberg passed away around 4 a.m. Monday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell due to complications from viral pneumonia, his office said.

06/03/2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Friends, Colleagues React To Passing Of Sen. Frank Lautenberg

Many remembered the nation’s oldest senator and last World War II veteran in the Senate as a dedicated public servant who fought for the people of New Jersey.

06/03/2013

Phantom Fireworks in Seabrook, NH said Tamerlan Tsarnaev bought two "Lock and Load'' reloadable mortar kits containing 24 shells each on the evening of Feb. 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2).

Boston Bombing Suspect Bought Fireworks From Same Company As Failed Times Square Bomber

Tamerlan Tsarnaev bought two “Lock and Load” reloadable mortar kits containing 24 shells each on the evening of Feb. 6, said April Walton, the manager of Phantom Fireworks in Seabrook.

04/24/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Booker Hauls In Nearly $2 Million In Contributions For U.S. Senate Race

Booker plans to wait until after the November gubernatorial election to formally announce whether he will run for senate. He filed paperwork in January that allows him to raise money for a campaign.

04/16/2013

"Trenton Makes, The World Takes" (photo via Trenton Mayor Tony Mack on Facebook)

U.S. Navy To Name Ship After Trenton

Sen. Frank Lautenberg is praising the Navy for its plans to name a new ship after New Jersey’s capital city.

04/11/2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) presides over a hering on 'Superstorm Sandy: The Devastating Impact on the Nation's Largest Transportation Systems.' December 6, 2012 in Washington. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Retiring Sen. Lautenberg Praised By Senate Colleague Schumer

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) received praise from some of his Senate colleagues, after announcing that he will not run for reelection until 2014.

02/16/2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg speaks in Paterson, NJ on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Lautenberg: Still A Lot Of Work To Do

New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg spoke in his hometown of Paterson on Friday, one day after announcing he would not seek re-election next year.

02/15/2013

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

Sen. Frank Lautenberg Says He Won’t Seek Re-election In 2014

Despite the announcement, Lautenberg vowed to “keep fighting hard as ever” for his constituents.

02/14/2013

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

Geraldo Rivera (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Geraldo Rivera Weighing U.S. Senate Run In New Jersey

The 69-year-old said he has spoken to some people in the New Jersey GOP about a run, but he didn’t say what they told him.

02/01/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment) Sen. Frank Lautenberg (credit:Kris Connor/Getty Images)

N.J. Sen. Lautenberg Takes Digs At Newark Mayor Booker In Interviews

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) said Tuesday that Newark Mayor Corey Booker is entitled to run next year for the seat he now holds, but has not yet revealed his own plans.

01/22/2013

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