Lautenberg hits back at Booker, suggesting 'spanking'
January 22nd, 2013
07:19 PM ET
1 year ago

Lautenberg hits back at Booker, suggesting 'spanking'

(CNN) - Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, who has announced no plans to retire, suggested that a fellow Democrat was out of line for asserting interest in Lautenberg's seat.

And on Tuesday, he suggested he knew just how to deal with Newark Mayor Cory Booker.
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Filed under: Cory Booker • Frank Lautenberg • New Jersey
Dem leader calls for ‘haste’ in Senate appointment
December 22nd, 2012
08:16 PM ET
1 year ago

Dem leader calls for ‘haste’ in Senate appointment

(CNN) – It’s one of those legislative showdowns where every vote could count and any vote not cast could be decisive.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Saturday for Hawaii’s Democratic governor to appoint “with due haste” a successor to the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, then the body’s most senior member, who died Monday at age 88.
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Filed under: Daniel Inouye • Hawaii • Neil Abercrombie