Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) (L) speaks as Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (R) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) listen during a news conference on contraceptive coverage February 8, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The news conference was to discuss the Obama administration's requiring faith-based institutions and other employers to provide free contraceptive in their health coverage.
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) (R) and Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), participate in a news conference on raising oil companies liability cap, on May 13, 2010 in Washington, DC. The Senators are introducing legislation that would raise the amount of money that oil companies would have to pay in economic damages in an event of a spill.
Senator and World War II veteran Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) speaks at a free veterans job fair at Rutgers University March 29, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. Public and private sector employers attended along with agencies providing support to veterans. First time jobless claims numbers fell to their lowest level in six weeks last week as the economy shows possible signs of recovery.
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) listens to an aide during a hearing on the recall of Toyota vehicles before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee March 2, 2010 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Three top officials of Toyota testified at a hearing to answer questions from legislators on the recall and safety records of the auto maker. Lautenberg was diagnosed with lymphoma in February and has been going through chemotherapy treatment.