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14 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Dem faults Garrett for not responding to debate invitation

The Democratic opponent to Republican Rep. Scott Garrett of Wantage said Tuesday that Garrett has not responded to his debate challenge. He said he sent a letter outlining his request by certified mail to Garrett's home and campaign addresses.

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

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Examiner.com

New Jersey 2014 election Congressional district 5

New Jersey voters will fill seats in the United States House of Representatives in all twelve congressional districts in November, plus one Senate seat. This column will attempt to provide at least a snapshot of each of the twenty-six major party candidates in these races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, New Jersey, Rutgers University, Education, School Vouchers

Thu Sep 11, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Day of mourning ends with a miracle

Thirteen years to the day after he was moved by the attacks of 9/11 to join the fight against terror, a decorated Army veteran returned to a newly refurbished home and a hero's welcome Thursday. "September 11 - the reason why I joined the Army, the reason I went to fight, and the reason why I got this home," said a nearly speechless George Alakpa as he shook his head in disbelief upon returning from a three-day stay in the Pocono Mountains, during which a team of volunteers from Home Depot set about repairing his water-damaged and mold-infested home.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Newton, NJ

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Bloomberg

Fed Seeks to Calm Congress Demand for More Oversight

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has tried to repair damaged relations with Congress during her first seven months in office. The fix-up isn't going very well.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Kevin Brady, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Ben Bernanke, Insurance, American International Group

Thu Sep 04, 2014

American Banker

FSOC Proposes 'Systemic' Label for MetLife

The Financial Stability Oversight Council moved a step closer Thursday to identifying MetLife as the fourth nonbank firm viewed by regulators as a systemic threat. In a brief synopsis of the FSOC's closed-door meeting, the Treasury Department said the panel had voted unanimously - with one member voting "present" - to propose an unnamed company's designation as a "systemically important financial institution."

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Related Topix: Insurance, MetLife, US News, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Patch.com

Ridgewood-Based Politician Calls Scott Garrett for Debate

Ridgewood-based politician, Roy Cho, invited Republican incumbent Scott Garrett yesterday to join him in six debates throughout the 5th Congressional District, as the election for a seat in Congress gets closer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ridgewood, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Sussex County, NJ, Warren County, NJ

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Daily Caller

Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Says US Must Arm Kurds After Sotloff's Beheading

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus , House Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling and Rep. Scott Garrett hold a news conference to discuss a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reform plan at the U.S. Capitol March 29, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Jeb Hensarling, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Washington Examiner

House Republicans question Jack Lew over 'too big to fail'

The Financial Stability Oversight Council, the super-regulatory body headed by Lew, has treated insurers worse than asset managers such as BlackRock and Fidelity Investments, the Republicans say, moving too quickly to label insurers "too big to fail" and threats to the financial system.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Sean Duffy, Representative Steve Stivers, Representative Dennis Ross, Spencer Bachus

Forbes.com

Is the Federal Reserve Running On Empty?

I am a Research Fellow in Financial Regulations in The Heritage Foundation's Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, Representative Bill Huizenga, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Aug 31, 2014

NJ.com

At unofficial start of election season, national parties are focusing on 1 N.J. race

In this year's mid-term elections, national parties have focused on just one N.J. congressional district, while a candidate up north is hoping to get some help TRENTON - President Obama's popularity is taking a beating, national Democrats are scrambling against the odds to cling to their Senate majority and Republicans are hoping to widen their ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jon Runyan, Representative John Adler, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this release. KEY RATING DRIVERS As of th... )--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Charles County, MD.

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Related Topix: Airgas Online, Chemicals, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Charles County, MD, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Insurance, First American

Business Wire

Ccagw Pac Endorses Rep. Scott Garrett

With a lifetime score of 96 percent, Rep. Garrett earned the title of "Taxpayer Hero," a status he has achieved every year of his tenure in the House.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

RedState

Congress Demands Answers over IRS's "Collusive" Attempt to Target Churches for Angry Atheists

Now Members of Congress are demanding answers from the IRS about their apparent collusion with an angry atheist group to target the Church.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Congress's digital outreach is better than free mail

Even before the Constitution was adopted, members of the First Continental Congress voted themselves the power to send government-financed mail to constituents.

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Related Topix: US News, Startups, Facebook, Rutgers University, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rodney Frelinghuysen, Bill Pascrell, Democrat

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Erie Times News

Odd Briefs: Congressman's office sorry for Soviet medals in ad

A New Jersey congressman's office is red-faced over a Facebook ad about veteran benefits that featured Soviet military medals.

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

WKXW-FM Trenton

Rep. Scott Garrett's office apologizes for Soviet medals in ad

A New Jersey congressman's office is red-faced over a Facebook ad about veteran benefits that featured Soviet military medals.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Miami Herald

Congressman's office sorry for Soviet medals in ad

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, above, says that in his mind, it's as if his offensive line has five, not four, starters returning, referring to Austin Barron's experience.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Social Software

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

N.J. congressman Scott Garrett's Soviet slip-up on Facebook: The Auditor

U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett's office accidentally used a stock photo of a Soviet Union military veteran on Facebook while promoting what he's done for American veterans "LIKE my page to learn what I'm doing to support our veteran's benefits," read the single-sentence ad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Fed Urged to Clarify Emergency Lending Rules to Prevent Bailouts

The Federal Reserve must clarify its emergency lending authority rules to foreclose the possibility of "backdoor bailouts" in a future financial crisis, a bipartisan group of lawmakers said in a letter today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Michael Capuano, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Republican, David Vitter, Business News

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