A blind rabbi and psychologist won a Democratic congressional primary in New Jersey.
Dennis Shulman won a decisive victory Tuesday over two rivals with 60 percent of the vote in the northern New Jersey 5th District. He will face incumbent Republican Scott Garrett in November. After his victory, Shulman promised to mitigate what he described as the corrupt, special-interest politics in Washington and address the economic crisis. Shulman maintains that Garrett is more conservative than his constituents on the Iraq war, abortion and health care.
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