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Senate Republican Candidate Lonegan Criticizes Democrats for Stance on Health Care, Government Spending

8-6-13
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Steve Lonegan says the four Democrats running for the position are "virtually identical" and he can't understand their commitment to Obamacare, which he believes is collapsing.
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Three Dems Expected to Target Booker at Tonight’s NJTV Debate

8-5-13
Congressmen Rush Holt and Frank Pallone and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver are expected to attack Newark Mayor Cory Booker in the first debate in which all four are participating.
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FDU PublicMind Poll Director Says Booker Has Strong Lead Over Four Other Dems

8-5-13
Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind Poll Executive Director Krista Jenkins says Cory Booker has a commanding lead of about 40 percentage points over fellow Democrats Rush Holt, Sheila Oliver and Frank Pallone in the special election for U.S. Senate.
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NJDecides 2013: U.S. Senate Democratic Primary Debate

8-5-13
NJTV coverage of the U.S. Senate Democratic primary debate.
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Booker Takes Beating From Rivals for Skipping NAACP Debate

8-2-13
Critics say Cory Booker should've made time for a forum in Newark with the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate instead of holding a fundraiser with Oprah Winfrey in Jersey City.
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Buono Criticizes Republican Arango’s Comments About Silva

8-1-13
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono criticized Hudson County Republican Chairman Jose Arango for making what she called sexist comments about her running mate Milly Silva. She also blasted Gov. Christie for not responding to her calls for Arango's resignation.
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Booker Skips NAACP Debate; Will Attend Fundraiser with Oprah Instead

8-1-13
Cory Booker, one of four Democrats running for U.S. Senate, has decided to forgo an NAACP-sponsored debate in Newark in favor of a fundraiser with Oprah Winfrey, costing $1,000 per head.
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Christie Says He Has No Time to Have a Beer with Sen. Rand Paul During Election Season

8-1-13
Sen. Rand Paul suggested Gov. Christie meet up with him for a beer after a war of words, but Christie says he likely won't have the time while trying to get reelected as governor.
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Lieutenant Governor Candidate Milly Silva Says She’s Qualified for the Job

8-1-13
Despite not holding public office previously, Milly Silva says her work for the Service Employees International Union has prepared her for the leadership role of lieutenant governor.
Members of Democracy for America, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee and the New Jersey Working Families Alliance at the Statehouse call on New Jersey's U.S. Senate candidates to support expanding Social Security. Photo by Dari Kotzker.

Organizations Call on U.S. Senate Candidates to Support Social Security Expansion

8-1-13
Members of three groups held a press conference at the Statehouse calling for New Jersey's U.S. Senate candidates to support expanding Social Security.