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    Atlantic City mayor considers independent Senate run

    Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford says he’ll decide by summer’s end if he’s running as an independent candidate in New Jersey’s 2nd District Senate race.

    He’d face off against rival and former A.C. mayor Sen. James D. Whelan.

    The Press of Atlantic City wasn’t able to reach Langford comment about whether his run would be a play to take votes from Whelan to support Republican Assemblyman Vince Polistina.

    Senate candidates must each get 100 signatures on their petitions by June 7.

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