Biden packs punchlines as he eulogizes Lautenberg

Former colleague eulogizes the late senator.

How old is Frank Lautenberg? Don't ask his constituents.

Six in 10 voters in New Jersey are unaware that their senator is in his 80s (89, to be exact), but those who do know say it's a liability.

Poll: N.J. voters like Cory Booker more than Frank Lautenberg

These numbers suggest that some difficult days may lie ahead for the incumbent senator should he seek reelection, said poll director Krista Jenkins.

Frank Lautenberg will not run for reelection

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The 89-year-old N.J. senator faced a primary challenge from Newark Mayor Cory Booker.


Sen. Frank Lautenberg, five-term New Jersey Democrat, dies at 89

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Five-term senator and WWII vet pushed laws to limit smoking, raise drinking age and enhance labor rights.