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Senate Election Getting Close

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The New Jersey special senate election is only one-day away and a lot has changed for a race that was considered over a few months ago with a 30- point lead by Cory Booker.

However, a new Monmouth University poll came out over the weekend that shows Steve Lonegan trailing Cory Booker by only 10 points, which is a huge achievement considering back in August he was 24 points behind the Mayor of Newark.

Lonegan has had a bunch of heavyweights come out to support his run for the senate seat. This weekend radio personality Mark Levin and Sarah Palin stumped for Lonegan at the New Egypt Racetrack. The two were trying hard to tie Booker to Obama to make the senate election in New Jersey a referendum on Obama and the unpopularity of Obamacare.

“You shoved Obamacare down our throats. I intend to shove it down yours.” Chanted Levin at the event.

Sarah Palin took the time to bash Obamacare as well. “Now what the mainstream media won’t tell you, only 51,000 Americans signed up for Obamacare, contrast that folks to the 2.6 million Americans who have signed the petition to defund the thing.” She said.

Lonegan was questioned about his choice of having Sarah Palin come to New Jersey to help him and he thinks her presence in the Garden State was good for voters. “Sarah Palin is a wonderful mother, the mayor of her town, she was a governor, a vice presidential candidate, she represents New Jersey.” He said.

While Lonegan’s favorability seems to be rising, Booker’s hasn’t changed much at all, keeping between 48 and 52 percent of the voters.

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