New Jersey's newest U.S. Senator only has a little over four months to make his mark in Washington. That's because current State Attorney General Jeff Chiesa has no interest in running for the seat in October's special election.
Assemblyman Jon Bramnick has taken himself out of the running for the Frank Lautenberg's U.S. Senate seat while Congressman Rush Holt puts himself in as Governor Chris Christie is expected to announce his choice to temporarily fill the seat this afternoon.
Less than 24 hours after Gov. Chris Christie announced a special election will be held to permanently fill the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg at least four people are considering running in the election.
Gov. Chris Christie is expected to announce this week who he will appoint to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Frank Lautenberg. The Governor says he expects whoever he selects to be on the job next week.