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10 hrs ago | CBS News

Lawmakers petition for open NSA debate

Once the full House starts debating legislation to reform the National Security Agency, any member of the House should be able to offer amendments, one Democratic congressman insists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Patriot Act

21 hrs ago | Roll Call

House Members Push for Open Debate on NSA Snooping

Bipartisan House members are calling for an open debate when the House takes up legislation later this year dealing with a controversial National Security Agency intelligence gathering program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, Devin Nunes, Eric Cantor, John Boehner

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Nature

Turning point: Andrew Zwicker

Andrew Zwicker, head of science education at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in New Jersey, announced his candidacy on 9 March as a Democratic congressman for the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Physics, Science

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Alternative Press

Fanwood to Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 26

FANWOOD, NJ Today is Earth Day, an annual celebration that promotes environmental protection and awareness that dates back to 1970 when it was first introduced, according to the Earth Day Network.

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Related Topix: Fanwood, NJ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Union County, NJ, Freehold, NJ

NJ.com

NJ politicians, business leaders set off on train to D.C. for dinner, Christie speech

The 72nd annual Chamber of Commerce train ride from Newark to Washington is usually the unofficial kickoff for New Jersey governor's races, where candidates for the state's top political job ride the chartered 14-car Amtrak ride to rub shoulders and elbows with lobbyists, business leaders and officials.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey, Newark, NJ, Middlesex, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

U.S. Rep. Lance (NJ-07) and 12th District Congressional Candidate Dr. ...

The second annual Geri Smith Republican Scotch Plains Spring Conference featured a panel discussion at the Scotch Hills Country Club with U.S. Representative Leonard Lance and Dr. Alieta Eck, who is running to replace retiring Rush Holt in the 12th District of the House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: Representative Leonard Lance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Scotch Plains, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

NJ.com

Campaign capsules in races for N.J.'s 12th Congressional seat and Trenton mayor

Democratic candidates who will appear on the primary ballot to replace U.S. Rep. Rush Holt in Congress, from left: Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula , Sen. Linda Greenstein , Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman and South Brunswick resident Andrew Zwicker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Trenton, NJ, Prison

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Poll: Is NJ under Chris Christie a good place to do business?

TRENTON - Hundreds of New Jersey lawmakers, business leaders, and lobbyists are about to gather inside a crowded train for one of the state's oldest political traditions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

NJ leaders' Washington trip has new date

An annual trip to Washington for New Jersey business and political leaders is being held this year in a different season than usual.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors

Asbury Park Press

Gang of 8 calling for vote

One year after Senate introduction of a landmark immigration reform bill, Democratic members of the Gang of Eight are calling for a House vote on their measure.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Frank Pallone, Bill Pascrell

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Instapundit

Booming Energy Sector Pushing for More Minority Employment

Energy industry representatives urged members of Congress to promote and educate women and minorities on the new job opportunities being created in the United States due to the ongoing boom in the energy sector.

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Related Topix: US News, African-American, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat

The Jersey Journal

Campaign capsules for N.J.'s 12th Congressional seat, Trenton and Hightstown

Democratic candidates who will appear on the primary ballot to replace U.S. Rep. Rush Holt in Congress, from left: Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula , Sen. Linda Greenstein , Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman and South Brunswick resident Andrew Zwicker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hightstown, NJ, Trenton, NJ

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Holt, Mirabella at Fanwood Earth Day/Community Cleanup

The Borough of Fanwood hosts its 25th consecutive Earth Day Community Cleanup on Saturday, April 26, with a day of free fun and green activities for all members of the family.

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Related Topix: Fanwood, NJ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Union County, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Life, Food, Deli Food

NJ.com

Chris Christie's call on campaign donations would sell elections to highest bidders: Opinion

Gov. Chris Christie wants you to write a $100,000 check to his campaign. Well, he wishes you could, at least.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Donald Payne, US Politics, Bill Pascrell, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Robert Menendez, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Campaign capsules in races for N.J.'s 12th Congressional seat and Trenton mayor and council

The list of candidates running for Trenton mayor in 2014 includes James Golden, Eric Jackson, Bucky Leggett, Kathy McBride, Paul Perez, and Walker Worthy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Trenton, NJ, Ron Paul, Republican, Paul Ryan

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NJ.com

Campaign capsules in races for Trenton mayor and N.J.'s 12th Congressional seat

The list of candidates running for Trenton mayor in 2014 includes James Golden, Eric Jackson, Bucky Leggett, Kathy McBride, Paul Perez, and Walker Worthy.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

33 Local Students Represent The Community YMCA at Annual Youth & Government Conference in Trenton

Thirty three students from various Monmouth County high schools represented The Community YMCA at the 76th Annual Youth and Government Conference, April 4-6, at the historic State House in Trenton.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ, Education Etc., US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Freehold, NJ

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Times of Trenton

Campaign capsules in races for N.J.'s 12th Congressional seat and Trenton mayor

Democratic candidates who will appear on the primary ballot to replace U.S. Rep. Rush Holt in Congress, from left: Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula , Sen. Linda Greenstein , Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman and South Brunswick resident Andrew Zwicker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Trenton, NJ, Middlesex, NJ

Sun Apr 13, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Long before primaries, 2 N.J. House races are largely decided

And on paper, it will be the voters in the June primaries who pick the party's nominees to replace former Rep. Rob Andrews in the 1st District and Rep. Rush Holt in the 12th District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Jon Runyan, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Adler, Rutgers University, Cory Booker

Fri Apr 11, 2014

ZDNet

Senate passes modified DATA Act, tosses it back to the House

If also passed by the House and signed by the Pres, this bill would give researchers, watchdogs, and data miners more standardized data on US spending to mine and analyze.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat

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