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New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg Will Retire

U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) has announced today that he will not seek re-election in 2014. The Star Ledger was the first to release the statement from the 89 year old Senator - “I am not announcing the end of anything. I am announcing the beginning of a two-year mission to pass new gun safety laws, protect children from toxic chemicals and create more opportunities for working families in New Jersey. While I may not be […]

Sen. Lautenberg Says Sen. Menendez Should Keep Chairman Post

Senior U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) went on the record stating he does not see why the embattled U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) would need to step down as Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Via Roll Call - Asked if Menendez’s post was in jeopardy, Lautenberg said, “Not as is I see it. Bob Menendez is a good senator and decisions will be made in the review as to whether […]