Quantcast
Home » Archives by category » News-pourri » Our Federal Delegation

‘I Was Proud’

‘I Was Proud’

One could still hear the anger in the voice of U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, more than one year after an angry mob breached the U.S. Capitol building in a failed attempt to stop the certification of Electoral College votes in the 2020 presidential election. You could see it in her eyes, in the way […]

12th District Congressional Candidates Weigh In On Trump-Putin Meeting

12th District Congressional Candidates Weigh In On Trump-Putin Meeting

Two Congressional candidates have weighed in on Pres. Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin, and, as expected, their reactions are split down party lines. Township resident Daryl Kipnis is the Republican challenger to Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman for the state’s 12th Congressional District seat in the House. Trump on July […]

Township Man, GOP Congressional Candidate, Defeats Ballot Challenge

Township Man, GOP Congressional Candidate, Defeats Ballot Challenge

A township resident who is the presumptive Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from the 12th Congressional District successfully fought off a challenge to have his name removed from the June 5 primary ballot. Daryl Kipnis was one of two Republican congressional candidates to fight challenges mounted by the New Jersey Democratic State […]

Rep. Watson Coleman To Co-Sponsor Resolution To Censure, Condemn, Trump

Rep. Watson Coleman To Co-Sponsor Resolution To Censure, Condemn, Trump

U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman will join two of her colleagues in the House of Representatives in introducing a resolution to censure and condemn Pres. Donald Trump for his comments regarding the violence in Charlottesville, Va. Coleman (D-12) said in her Twitter account Aug. 16 that Trump “again insults the values our nation is built […]

Rep. Holt Holds His Last Town Hall Meeting In Municipal Building

Rep. Holt Holds His Last Town Hall Meeting In Municipal Building

In what will probably be his last town hall meeting as a U.S. Congressman, Rep. Rush Holt (D-12) spoke to township residents July 12 about topics ranging from infrastructure to immigration to the Affordable Health Care Act. Holt, who is not seeking re-election in November after eight terms in the House, told the more than […]

U.S. 12th District Primary: Chivukula Had Strong Support In Franklin In Bid To Replace Holt

U.S. 12th District Primary: Chivukula Had Strong Support In Franklin In Bid To Replace Holt

Hometown favorite state Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula enjoyed strong support in the township in his bid for the Democratic nomination for the 12th Congressional District seat on June 3, but could not overcome the eventual winner’s lead in Mercer County, voting results show. With a total of 7,824 votes in the Democratic primary, Chivukula placed third […]

Congressional District 12 Hopefuls Face Off At Candidates’ Forum

Congressional District 12 Hopefuls Face Off At Candidates’ Forum

The five candidates vying to replace U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (D-12) tried to show why they should do just that at a candidates’ forum May 29 sponsored by the Somerset Run Civics Club. Holt, an 8-term Congressman, decided earlier this year to not seek re-election. That opened the door for Democrats in this Democrat-leaning district: […]

Could There Be A Gov. Holt In New Jersey’s Future? A Talk With Rep. Rush Holt

Could There Be A Gov. Holt In New Jersey’s Future? A Talk With Rep. Rush Holt

U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, D-12, says he hasn’t thought too much about what he’ll do when he leaves Congress next January. “I don’t know if I’ll go back to academia, go to a foundation, work with the (Obama) administration,” he said. How about running for governor? “My next act is very much open,” he said […]

Rep. Holt Schedules ‘Office Hours’ In Franklin

Rep. Holt Schedules ‘Office Hours’ In Franklin

U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, D-NJ/12, will hold “community Office Hours’ from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 20, 2014, at the Franklin Township Library, 485 DeMott Lane. Members of Holt’s staff will be available to assist residents who are having problems with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the VA, U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services, or any other federal agency, […]

Booker Crushes Lonegan in Franklin Township

Democratic U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker barely lost Somerset County to his Republican opponent, Steve Lonegan in the Oct. 16 special election, but he trounced him in the township. Unofficial results from the Somerset County Clerk’s Office show that Booker garnered 7,731 votes to Lonegan’s 3,438 in Franklin. A total of 11,296 of the township’s 40,072 […]

Page 1 of 212