Palin headlines rally for U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan

     Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the leadership forum at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting Friday, May 3, 2013 in Houston. (Steve Ueckert/AP Photo)

    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the leadership forum at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting Friday, May 3, 2013 in Houston. (Steve Ueckert/AP Photo)

    Former Vice Presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin headlined a rally for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan.

     

     

    Palin told a crowd at the New Egypt Speedway Saturday that the “eyes of America are on you.”

    “You have the momentum with Steve’s campaign,” Palin said. “The rest of the country knows it.”

    The Tea Party Express organized the rally. They say about 2,000 people showed up. Lonegan also made other stops in Central New Jersey.

    Lonegan’s Democratic opponent, Cory Booker, resumed campaigning Saturday. He cancelled events Thursday and Friday after his father died.

    Booker made stops in northern New Jersey. He says he’s running his campaign on “love” after his father’s death.

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