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Voter Turnout Light Overall in Special U.S. Senate Primary

8-13-13
Fewer voters than normal came out to cast their ballots in the special U.S. Senate primary. Officials say the time of year, weather and interest level may have played a role.
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Former Sen. Torricelli Discusses Race for His Former Senate Seat

8-13-13
Former Sen. Robert Torricelli says he believes all the candidates have handled themselves well in the special election for U.S. Senate, but admits he's partial to members of the House becoming senators.
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Democratic Senate Candidates Make Final Push Before Primary

8-12-13
Cory Booker, Rush Holt, Sheila Oliver and Frank Pallone made appearances throughout the state before voters head to the polls for the U.S. Senate primary.
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Lonegan Dismisses Tweet Flap; Christie, Eck Criticize it as ‘Divisive’

8-12-13
Steve Lonegan said a tweet that some called racist is last week's news, but opponent Alieta Eck said it shows he's not a viable candidate for Senate and Gov. Chris Christie said Lonegan knew the tweet was wrong.
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PublicMind Poll Director Says Turnout Will be Key to Senate Primary

8-12-13
Fairleigh Dickinson PublicMind Poll Executive Director Krista Jenkins says no one is sure what the turnout will be for the U.S. Senate primary, but she expects it will be "significantly less" than a typical election.
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Booker’s Role in Web Start-up Targeted at Final Senate Primary Debate

8-9-13
In the last debate before voters head to the polls to pick the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, candidates criticized frontrunner Cory Booker for his involvement in the internet start-up Waywire and his national travel schedule.
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Buono Blasts Christie Role in TV Ads, Calls on Him to Reimburse the State $2M

8-7-13
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono has accused Gov. Chris Christie of exploiting the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort by appearing in the "Stronger Than The Storm" ads during an election year.
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Assembly Republicans Launch Campaign to Elect New, Republican Majority

8-7-13
Republicans in the Assembly have released an animated ad to kick off their "not so funny comedy tour" to help regain a majority at the Statehouse.
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After Debate Booker, Pallone Spar Over Washington ‘Experience’ and Stunts

8-6-13
Cory Booker announced an endorsement for U.S. Senate from a coalition of black clergy while Frank Pallone picked up an endorsement from Josh Lautenberg, the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg's son.
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Monmouth Polling Director Says Booker Remains Frontrunner After Debate

8-6-13
Monmouth University Polling Institute Director Patrick Murray says Democratic challengers Rush Holt, Sheila Oliver and Frank Pallone had to do more in the first debate with all four Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate to get ahead of Cory Booker, who leads by more than 30 points in every poll.