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Two state senators vying for national office have nearly 40 years of election history working against them.
Joe Kyrillos and Nia Gill both want a spot on Capitol Hill. Kyrillos, a Republican, is aiming for the U.S. Senate, while Gill, a Democrat, is working toward a seat in the House of Representatives.
But New Jersey hasn’t sent a Republican to the Senate or a Democratic woman to the House in nearly four decades.
Gov. Chris Christie, a Kyrillos supporter, and Gill provided those history lessons in two recent appearances. PolitiFact New Jersey put their statements to the Truth-O-Meter.
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