• In this Jan. 6, 2014 file photo, Rep. Frank LoBiondo speaks in Trenton, N.J.  Donald Trump’s legacy in Atlantic City came to a final close this week with the closing of the Taj Mahal casino that still bears his name, even though he’s been mostly gone from the gambling resort since 2009.  But the Republican presidential candidate's donations to the incumbent congressman from the region are playing a role in the contest.  LoBiondo's Democratic challenger Dave Cole is hoping to use Trump's donations as a weapon against LoBiondo. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    Trump out of Atlantic City but an issue in House race there

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The legacy of Donald Trump’s casino empire disappeared from Atlantic City with last week’s closing of the Trump Taj Mahal, but donations he made years ago are factoring into a New Jersey congressional race.