King of the Hill

Friday, October 22, 2004

Since the days of President Jimmy Carter, incumbent presidents angling for another term have had a 50 percent success rate. Not so with candidates further down the ballot. For Congress members, re-election has increasingly become as sure a thing as death and taxes. WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports from New Jersey on the ways media coverage and redistricting have stacked the deck against challengers.

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