In rare form, Vice President Joe Biden delivered a heartfelt eulogy for the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), keeping the crowd laughing as he recalled stories about Lautenberg's grandchildren.
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.
(J. Scott Applewhite / AP)
Rachel Weiner and Aaron Blake
The 89-year-old N.J. senator faced a primary challenge from Newark Mayor Cory Booker.
These numbers suggest that some difficult days may lie ahead for the incumbent senator
should he seek reelection, said poll director Krista Jenkins.
(Mel Evans / AP)
The Newark mayor won a special election Tuesday.
Booker entered the Senate race before Lautenberg announced that he wouldn't seek reelection -- a move the longtime senator made clear he didn't appreciate.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie put aside prepared remarks at a conference Monday to remember Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who died that morning.
The 89-year-old New Jersey senate Democrat suggests Cory Booker should stay put in Newark.