Power & Politics - Conversation with the Candidates of District 7

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This week – A special edition of NJ Power & Politics: “A Conversation with the Candidates”

Host Eric Landskroner will speak with the candidates in New Jersey's 7th Congressional District, which covers Hunterdon County and parts of Essex, Morris, Somerset, Union, and Warren counties. 

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The incumbent in the race is 5-term Republican Congressman, Leonard Lance. He’s also a former state Senator and Assemblyman. 

The challenger is Democrat Tom Malinowski, former Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights and Labor under the Obama Administration and formerly of President Bill Clinton's National Security Council.

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