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27 min ago | Examiner.com

United Nations Disability Treaty Ratification Long Overdue By U.S. Senate

The United States is a leader when it comes to the rights of the disabled. On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush.

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6 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Menendez talks Sandy, flood insurance in Toms River

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez speaks at a meeting between the congressional delegation and Gov. Chris Christie on Nov. 18, 2012 at the Statehouse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Toms River, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Union County, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ

7 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

With Premium Refunds in Process, Washington Criticism of Flood Insurance Program Ebbs

Insurance agent, insurance carrier and real estate lobbyists praised federal regulators in charge of the National Flood Insurance Program last week on Capitol Hill, agreeing that the process of issuing flood insurance premium refunds and restoring premium subsidies is proceeding better than expected.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Robert Menendez, Real Estate

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area influences national position on human trafficking

Within the League of Women Voters, lobbying for better laws on human trafficking has been made easier with the national adoption of the New Jersey league's position on the issue.

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Related Topix: Rodney Frelinghuysen, Donald Payne, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Verona, NJ, Montclair, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Woodbury native Karin Elkis leaves Senate job to work for Sweeney

Woodbury native Karin Elkis poses for a portrait in the Third District Legislative Office in West Deptford, Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NJ, Deptford, NJ, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Frank Lautenberg

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Hudson Reporter

Bridge open! Viaduct from Hoboken to Union City is back after $54M renovation

The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 - the same year as the Model T Ford.

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Related Topix: Hoboken, NJ, Union City, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Congressman Urges Obama to Halt Export-Import Bank Deals with Russia

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Vladimir Putin, Democrat

CBS Local

Worries About Stalled Highway Construction If Federal Fund Goes Bankrupt

The Highway Trust Fund provides money for federal bridge, transit and roadway projects.

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Asbury Park Press

Goldman child abduction bill on Obama's deskGoldman child abduction...

Goldman child abduction bill on Obama's desk David Goldman hopes final passage Friday of abduction-prevention legislation will help other parents get relief.

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Los Angeles Times

Congress on collision course with new GOP border crisis plan

Majority Leader-elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., right, talks with Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., left, the newly elected House GOP whip, as they leave the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Courier News

What's happening in Central Jersey: July 26 and laterWhat's happening ...

What's happening in Central Jersey: July 26 and later News from Bridgewater, Monroe, Old Bridge, Plainsboro, Somerville and Central Jersey.

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Related Topix: Somerville, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News, FEMA, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Somerset County, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Christie in Chicago to raise funds, boost Rauner

Gov. Chris Christie visits Chicago for the 5th time since becoming governor. He attends a Republican Governors Association fundraiser at 3 p.m. , makes a public campaign stop with Illinois GOP gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner at 4:15 p.m., then attends a Rauner fundraiser at 5 p.m. Finally, he headlines a Windy City fundraiser for Florida Gov.

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The Wichita Eagle

Central American leaders convening at White House

The meeting comes as the administration is considering creating a pilot program giving refugee status to young people from Honduras, White House officials said Thursday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Officials urge agency in charge of proposed Princeton pipeline to exercise caution

PRINCETON - A federal environmental assessment of the proposed 42-inch pipeline project through Princeton and Montgomery is expected in early August, and U.S. elected officials are urging the agency in charge of the project to address all safety issues in its final review.

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Asbury Park Press

Englishtown Fire Department to receive $50,000 grantEnglishtown Fire...

Englishtown Fire Department to receive $50,000 grant Englishtown Fire Department is set to receive $50,000 in grant funds.

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Government Executive

Lawmakers Attack Obama Administration's Strategy in Iraq

In its second day of testimony on Capitol Hill, the Obama administration tried once again to prove it has a handle on the situation in Iraq, where a terrorist uprising has gained key strongholds and driven tens of thousands of refugees to flee across its crumbling borders.

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Roll Call

Key Senator Warns He Might Block Iraq Arms Sales Again

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., feuded with the administration over a $6 billion sale of Apache helicopters to Iraq earlier this year, when he played a key role in blocking the deal for a while .

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Roll Call

Congressional Meddling May Derail Victory Over Iran | Commentary

At every critical moment along the diplomatic path to a resolution of Iran's nuclear program, vocal members of Congress have threatened to impose new sanctions that could torpedo the process.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Eliot Engel, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Iran, World News, Senator Ted Cruz

Los Angeles Times

Democrats, Republicans in Congress deadlocked on border crisis

Failing to agree on how to handle the crush of children on the Southwestern border, Congress has stalemated amid a fresh round of political brinkmanship that is likely to prolong the crisis and increase federal costs involved.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, John Boehner, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

National Journal

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Vietnam Nuclear Trade Pact, But Tightens Conditions

Students look at a model of a Russian nuclear power plant on display at an international nuclear power exhibition held in Hanoi in 2012.

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