Archive for October 13th, 2008

Former Congressman Dies At 77

WEST CALDWELL—Matthew J. Rinaldo, who represented New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives for twenty years, has died. He was 77. 

Rinaldo, who was born in Elizabeth, won an open House seat in 1972 when Florence Dwyer retired. 

The G.O.P. member did not seek re-election in 1992, dropping his re-election bid in September and taking advantage of a law that allowed him to convert $1 million in his campaign fund for personal use. More than 100 representatives—one out of four—retired or were defeated in primaries in 1992, resulting in the greatest upheaval in the House since World War II. 


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Send Us Your Campaign Photos


Go to a Barack Obama rally? Seen Gov. Sarah Palin out on the campaign trail? 

Have you spotted local candidates in your town? Are you attending any ‘Meet Ups’ and rallies? 
As the fall presidential campaign heats up and the candidates race to the finish, we want to see your personal photos with Barack Obama, John McCain, or any of the local office-seekers hoping for the chance to make a difference.

Send us your accounts of the political electricity as your neighbors prepare to cast their votes.  Share your campaign experiences with CMD Media. Tell us about it. Send us pictures and video. Spare no details. 

Send your stories, pictures and video about your experience with the candidates to cmdeditor@gmail.com. We will post them on our website or even publish those we think are the best in one of our newspaper editions.

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