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Posted on 01/31/2013 12:17:53 PM PST by Sub-Driver
Geraldo contemplating run for Senate By Jonathan Easley - 01/31/13 02:02 PM ET
Television personality and radio host Geraldo Rivera announced Thursday hes truly contemplating a run for Senate in New Jersey.
I mention this only briefly, fasten your seatbelt, Rivera said on his radio show. I mentioned this only briefly to my wife ... but I am and Ive been in touch with some people in the Republican Party in New Jersey. I am truly contemplating running for Senate against Frank Lautenberg or Cory Booker.
New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D), 89, is up for reelection in 2014 but hasnt announced whether he plans to seek another term.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) has announced he is weighing a bid for the seat, a decision that has frustrated New Jersey Democrats, many of whom feel he was their best shot at unseating Gov. Chris Christie (R).
Im not going to drill this out, because obviously Ive got commitments to Fox and to here at the radio program and Im really having a great time, Rivera added. But I figure at my age, if Im going to do it Ive got to do it. And there doesnt seem to be any Republicans ready to work against or run against Corey Booker, the popular Newark mayor.
Rivera could face a tough primary challenge, however, with reports suggesting that Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick of Westfield, state Sen. Joe Kyrillos of Monmouth County and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno are all weighing bids for the GOP ticket.
No official Republican contenders have emerged so far, and none have much of a national profile. New Jersey hasnt elected a Republican senator since the 1970s.
Hey, that goof ball in Minnesota won, I see no reason why this turd couldn’t doop the masses too.
I hear he’s already got Al Capone’s vote.
Jerry Rivers, Senator (D) elect from the 57th state of Puerto Rico.
Would prefer to see Steve Fobes run for this seat....better yet Stuart Varney!
Good. Get him off my damn radio!..........
Another one I would love see run for this Senate seat is Lou Dobbs.
Yeah, zackly what we need: another gun-hating, open borders, pro-abort Rino.
Did I read right? He wants to run as a republican? We truly live in bizzaro world
That was my first thought.
I hear hes already got Al Capones vote.
Only if he runs as a Dim
Hmmm, fake name, fake persona, dishonest, sleezy, low IQ.
Seems like a perfect fit to me.
And oh yeah, he’s ugly too....ugggggly...sort of like Lurch...er...Kerrydork.
There will be TWO seats available very soon. I don’t see how Menendez can last out February with this disgusting scandal.
He could open Frank Lautenberg’s crypt and see what’s in there.
That panty-waist could run as a republican and right-wing RINO consevative in that freakin’ communist state of New Jersey! A Governor Chris Crusty endorsement would be in the bag!
Just effing perfect.
I had the very same thought.
Rivera is from the Michael Bloomberg-Colin Powell School of Republican politics.
A not-too-minor problem is that Geraldo might think he's a libertarian-Republican, but he's really just another lib. Anyway, I'd love to see him run. It would be almost as much fun as Donald Trump running. I'd buy plenty of popcorn!
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