Powerful N.J. congressman just found himself in a more competitive race

WASHINGTON — Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen’s race was just rated as more winnable for a Democratic opponent by one of the Washington-based publications that tracks congressional races.

The Cook Political Report said Friday that Frelinghuysen (R-11th Dist.) was just a slight favorite to be re-elected, the same as Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th Dist.), who was listed as more vulnerable following the House Republican vote to pass a health care bill that could leave 24 million more Americans without insurance. Frelinghuysen changed his position and voted yes on the bill; Lance opposed it.

A third New Jersey Republican, Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-3rd Dist.), who <a class="colorbox" …read more

Source: NJ.com Essex

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