Andrews to retire from Congress

Rob AndrewsCongressman Robert Andrews will resign as a representative of the southern jersey 1st congressional district, according to a reports in Poltico and The Philadephia Inquirer.

Once a Democratic contender for statewide office who competed in primaries for Governor and U.S. Senate, Andrews’s career has apparently been derailed by an ethics investigation into the misuse of campaign funds.  He is taking a job with a Philadelphia law firm, according to The Inquirer.

The Inquirer, majority owned by South Jersey Democratic power broker George Norcross, is reporting that State Senator Donald Norcross, the boss’s brother, will be the Democratic nominee for Andrew’s seat in the House.

 

 

Posted: February 4th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2014 Congressional Races | Tags: , , , | 13 Comments »