Rumors, rumors everywhere

Most Democratic insiders say there is no truth to yesterday’s rumor that Jon Corzine would appoint Bill Bradley to fill his seat in the United States Senate. Bradley left the Senate in 1996, complaining of a “broken system” that empowered special interests, and lost a bid for the 2000 Democratic presidential nomination to Al Gore. He was reportedly offered the chance to return in 2002, when Bob Torricelli dropped his re-election bid. Bradley would have been formidable against Tom Kean, Jr. next year, even though he barely eked out a re-election victory the last time his name appeared on a ballot in New Jersey, almost sixteen years ago.

Rumors, rumors everywhere