John Adler

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Ex Jersey Rep. Adler Dead at 51

Democrat hailed for lifetime of public service

(Newser) - John Adler, a New Jersey politician who worked his way up from town councilman to congressman, has died. He was 51. Adler, who was among the Democratic members of Congress that lost their jobs in last November's election, had been in a local hospital since last month, when he underwent... More »

Democrats Who Should Be Worried

Election '09 puts the fear into these 2010 incumbents

(Newser) - If, as Max Baucus says, Tuesday’s elections should be a “wake-up call” for Democrats, Politico knows which lawmakers should be drinking caffeine:
  • Harry Reid: The majority leader is a little like Jon Corzine; an unpopular incumbent in a state where the economy is especially bad. And like Corzine,
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