Representative and U.S. Senate hopeful Rush Holt (D-12) reaches out to web surfers tonight as he launches an unprecedented national town-hall-type discussion of challenges facing New Jersey and America.

Congressman Rush Holt (holt.rush.gov)

"Geek Out Live" takes place at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor and can be accessed at GeekOut.RushHolt.com, starting at 7:30 PM.

Joining the candidate are former U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu; Princeton University Molecular Biology Department Chair Bonnie Bassler; Princeton University Energy and Environment Professor Emily Carter; Philip Kellman, director of UClA's Human Perception Lab; Columbia University Neuroscience Professor Carol Mason; and journalist Glenn Greenwald.

Two weeks remain until the special primary voting for the late Frank Lautenberg's Senate seat. Holt is competing against fellow Representative Frank Pallone, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, and New Jersey State Assembly Leader Sheila Oliver.