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Politics 2014: Supreme Court DOMA ruling affects campaigns

Politics 2014: Supreme Court DOMA ruling affects campaigns

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, campaign finance guidelines for gay candidates and their spouses could vary from state to state.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker raises $4.6 million in U.S. Senate bid

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker raises $4.6 million in U.S. Senate bid

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker raised $4.6 million in his bid to be the Democratic candidate in a special U.S. Senate election, Politico reported Thursday.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker announces candidacy for U.S. Senate

TRENTON, N.J., June 8 (UPI) -- Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker Saturday announced he is running for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant after the death this week of Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J.

Booker, Christie cruising in New Jersey elections poll

TRENTON, N.J., June 10 (UPI) -- A poll Monday suggests New Jersey's two most popular political figures, Gov. Chris Christie and Newark Mayor Cory Booker, are cruising toward election wins.
N.J.'s Christie taps state attorney general Chiesa to fill Senate seat

N.J.'s Christie taps state attorney general Chiesa to fill Senate seat

TRENTON, N.J., June 6 (UPI) -- New Jersey Attorney General Jeff Chiesa will fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death Frank Lautenberg, Gov. Chris Christie announced Thursday.
Lautenberg remembered as 'good man' in funeral attended by hundreds

Lautenberg remembered as 'good man' in funeral attended by hundreds

NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg was recalled as "a mensch [good man] through and through" Wednesday at a New York memorial attended by governors and top U.S. lawmakers.
Poll finds Christie with multi-party appeal

Poll finds Christie with multi-party appeal

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is nearly equally liked by Democrats, Republicans and independents, an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll indicates.
Christie sets special election for Lautenberg's Senate seat for Oct.

Christie sets special election for Lautenberg's Senate seat for Oct.

TRENTON, N.J., June 4 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday a special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacancy created by the death of Frank Lautenberg will be Oct. 16.
Sierra Club praises Sen. Frank Lautenberg; Lautenberg died Monday

Sierra Club praises Sen. Frank Lautenberg; Lautenberg died Monday

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- The environmental stewardship of Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., helped ensure the health of countless U.S. citizens, the Sierra Club said.
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey dies at 89

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey dies at 89

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, the oldest member of the U.S. Senate, died Monday of viral pneumonia, his office said. He was 89.
Cory Booker made more than $1 million from speeches in four years

Cory Booker made more than $1 million from speeches in four years

NEWARK, N.J., May 18 (UPI) -- Cory Booker, the celebrity mayor of Newark, N.J., says most of the $1.3 million he has earned for speeches since 2008 has gone to the IRS and charity.
U.S. Senate votes to kill gun control legislation

U.S. Senate votes to kill gun control legislation

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama said Wednesday the Senate vote to kill a bill expanding gun sale background checks was "shameful," but it was "just round 1" of the fight.

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Senate passes first budget in four years

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate, by the slimmest of margins, approved its first budget in four years early Saturday, party leaders said.
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Frank Lautenberg
Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-NJ, Sen. John Rockefeller IV, D-WV, Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. John Kerry, D-MA, (L to R) are on hand to announce funding for Amtrak as part of the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act at Union Station in Washington on March 13, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (pronounced /ˈlɔːtənbɜrɡ/; born January 23, 1924) is the senior United States Senator from New Jersey and a member of the Democratic Party. Previously, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

At age 87, he is currently the oldest serving member of the Senate.

He is one of only two current Senators to have returned to the Senate after having retired from the Senate; the other being Senator Dan Coats of Indiana.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Frank Lautenberg."
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