Politics
5:02 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

In Deep Blue New Jersey, A Tea Party Show Of Strength

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 6:12 pm

New Jersey will choose a new U.S. Senator Wednesday. Pundits thought Newark Mayor Cory Booker would win it easily, but the Democratic Party's rising star is facing a tougher than expected challenge from Tea Party Republican Steve Lonegan — a sign of the Tea Party's growing stature in deep blue New Jersey.