The recently retired CEO of a pharmaceutical company announced yesterday he wants to challenge Bob Menendez (D-NJ) for a Senate seat. And New Jersey Republicans think they have a formidable candidate in Bob Hugin. The former head of Celgene has told GOP leaders he is willing to spend $20 million of his own money on a campaign to unseat Menendez who, although he recently survived a trial on corruption charges, is considered to have been weakened by it. Hugin will first have to win a Republican primary.
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