Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) looks up as he announces new legislation with regards to online and mail-order sale of ammunition at City Hall in New York July 30, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Democratic Senator Lautenberg won't seek re-election next year
Posted : Thursday, 14 February 2013 03:54PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg, at 89 the Senate's oldest member, said on Thursday that he will not seek re-election next year.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a fellow Democrat, is seen as a front-runner to replace Lautenberg, who represents New Jersey in the Senate.
(Reporting By Thomas Ferraro)
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