Frank Lautenberg

Stalwart Senator

When Frank Lautenberg first ran for the Senate in 1982, he ran against a friend of mine, Millicent Fenwick. I campaigned for her--he was a Democrat and I was a Republican--and it was a rough campaign. But when he won, we established a relationship, and over the years he was my go-to guy in the Senate. If you asked Frank to get something done for New Jersey, he would do it. A lot of Congressmen would say, "Sure, I'll help you out," but with Frank it happened. A governor likes that kind of Senator. We had disagreements over the years. None...

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