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  Rep. Steve Rothman to challenge Rep. Bill Pascrell in June Democratic primary
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ContributorStephen Yellin 
Last EditedStephen Yellin  Dec 26, 2011 08:39pm
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AuthorMatt Friedman
MediaNewspaper - Star-Ledger (NJ)
News DateTuesday, December 27, 2011 02:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionU.S. Rep. Steve Rothman (D-9th Dist.) is telling Democrats he plans to challenge Bill Pascrell (D-8th Dist.) in the June primary, according to two Democratic sources with knowledge of the congressman’s thinking.

Rothman was thrown into a Republican-leaning district with Rep. Scott Garrett (R-5th Dist.) in congressional redistricting process that concluded last week. Since then, there has been speculation that he would instead move and challenge Pascrell in the newly-drawn 9th District, which will contain many of the towns Rothman currently represents...
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Dec 27, 2011 02:00pm Announcement [NJ] Rep. Rothman announces he will challenge [Pascrell] in primary race  Article Mr. Matt