CapitolInq Archive: June, 2013

Meet Sheila Oliver, Senate candidate

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WASHINGTON – New Jersey’s Senate primary has a famous, ambitious mayor vowing to bring the polarized parties together in Washington... Read more

NJ Supreme Court to hear challenge to special election

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WASHINGTON -- Maybe the special election date isn't quite set in stone just yet. The New Jersey Supreme Court will take up a Democratic challenge... Read more

NJ Sen. race: rounding up week one

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WASHINGTON – If the New Jersey Senate primary was a baseball season, we’d be about 13 games in. Only days have passed since Monday’s... Read more

UPDATED: Six months after Newtown, Toomey again backs background checks

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WASHINGTON -- On the six month anniversary of the Newtown, Conn. school shooting that prompted a national debate on gun violence, Pennsylvania... Read more

Court rejects special election challenge

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WASHINGTON – The special election is still on. A New Jersey appellate court has rejected a legal challenge to Gov. Christie’s... Read more

Will unions sit out NJ's Senate primary?

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WASHINGTON -- So, those big Democratic labor unions that were going to help Congressmen Rush Holt or Frank Pallone pull off an upset in New... Read more

Breaking down the NJ Senate field

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The field is finally set. Four Democrats, two Republicans, two months to primary day, four months to the general election and the selection... Read more

Chiesa's first test: immigration

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WASHINGTON -- Steve Lonegan, a conservative running for Senate, tried to pull the state’s new Republican Senator, Jeff Chiesa, to the... Read more