Olympian Carl Lewis Abandons Race For NJ SenateLewis said he would still be involved in Democratic campaigns and charity work -- and encouraging people to vote.
Appeals Court Removes Olympian Carl Lewis From NJ Senate Race BallotNew Jersey election officials and some Republicans say the Democrat does not meet the state's four-year residency requirement for state senators.
Carl Lewis Seen As Underdog In NJ State Senate RaceEven though the appeals court ruled in his favor, Lewis faces an uphill battle to unseat Addiego, 48, a lifelong area resident who rose through the political ranks to become a state senator when a vacancy arose last year.
Carl Lewis Back On Ballot, Continuing Run For NJ State SenateLewis says Wednesday that he's looking forward to campaigning for the 8th District state Senate seat after an appeals court a day earlier restored his name to the ballot. The Democrat says he entered the race because he believes in public service.
Judge Delays Ruling On Whether Carl Lewis Can Run For Office In N.J.Lewis, 50, wants to run for state Senate as a Democrat representing the 8th legislative district. New Jersey's top elections official, Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, ruled him ineligible this spring, setting off a fight in federal and state courts.
Naked Cowboy Suits Up For 2012 Presidential RunRobert Burck, the man known as the Naked Cowboy, was all buttoned Wednesday up as he announced his intentions to run for president in 2012.
Paladino: Cut Taxes To Spur Private Sector Job GrowthPaladino released his plan Monday to cut taxes that he said were drowning businesses, stifling expansion and dragging out the recession.
Rangel Affirms Support For President Obama At Debate In a televised debate with Democratic primary rivals Thursday, Rangel went out of his way to praise the President.