NJ Puerto Rican Congress president backs Hugin

Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón, a Republican who is Puerto Rico's delegate to Congress, and Lydia Valencia, President of the Puerto Rican Congress of New Jersey, endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin on Tuesday. “I’m proud to endorse Bob Hugin for U.S. Senate because we need leaders in Washington who are willing to elevate themselves above the partisanship and dysfunction to do what’s right,” said Valencia. “Bob Hugin is a person of

New Jerseys 20 Living ex-Congressmen

Rush Holt is 70 today, the 11th oldest of the nineteen living former Congressmen from New Jersey. The oldest is Cornelius Gallagher, who celebrated his 97th birthday last March.  The Bayonne Democrat was first elected to Congress in 1958, making him the only living New Jerseyan to have served in the House while Dwight Eisenhower was still president.  Gallagher lost his bid for an eighth term in the 1972 primary.