Frank Lautenberg stomach cancer

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NJ Sen. Lautenberg Dead at 89

Chris Christie will appoint his replacement

(Newser) - Frank Lautenberg, the New Jersey Democrat who was the oldest sitting member of the United States Senate, died this morning of viral pneumonia at the age of 89, reports the Record . Lautenberg, who had been diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2010, had been in ill health since late last year... More »

Sen. Lautenberg Diagnosed With Stomach Cancer

New Jersey Dem still plans to finish term, run again in 2014

(Newser) - Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey’s 86-year-old senior senator, is set to undergo chemotherapy today, less than 24 hours after being diagnosed with treatable stomach cancer. Lautenberg is expected to recover, and says he still expects to finish out his term, and run for reelection in 2014. “This doesn’t... More »

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