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  • Senator Frank R. Lautenberg 1924-2013

    By Michael Berenbaum

    June 4, 2013 | 9:20 am

    Frank Lautenberg’s rise to wealth and prominence is a classic rags-to-riches story. Born in Paterson, N.J., the son of Polish and Russian immigrants who came to the United States through Ellis Island, his early life was unsettled as his parents moved about a dozen times while...

  • New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies at 89

    June 3, 2013 | 7:55 am

    New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg, whose signature law facilitated a flood of Soviet Jewish emigration just prior to the collapse of the Soviet Union, has died.

    Lautenberg, 89, died Monday morning of viral pneumonia, his office said.

    Two far-reaching laws bear the name of the...

  • Lautenberg says he will not run again

    February 14, 2013 | 2:31 pm

    Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) said he will not run again for the Senate.

    Lautenberg, 89, had previously said he would consider running again in 2014.

    On Thursday, he told various media that he would instead dedicate the final two years of his term to passing new gun controls...

  • Jewish groups urge renewal of refugee fast-track

    February 17, 2011 | 10:25 am

    A number of Jewish groups have joined two senators in an appeal to the U.S. House of Representatives to renew a provision that fast-tracks religious refugees.

    “If the Lautenberg Amendment is not renewed by March 2011, hundreds of Iranian religious minorities will be stranded in...

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