While we're on the subject of the New Jersey Senate race, two polls, both released on October 2, now show Democrat Robert Menendez taking a strong lead over his Republican opponent, Tom Kean Jr. A Reuters/Zogby poll has it at Menendez 46 percent to 35 percent for Kean, while a Fairleigh Dickinson/PublicMind survey shows Menendez up by seven points, 46 percent to 39 percent.
A great news week for the Menendez camp.
They've also been running some very good television ads that are worth taking a look at -- here they are:
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