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21 hrs ago | The Hill

States criticize GOP chemical reforms

The attorneys general in 13 states say a House Republican plan to reform decades-old chemical laws would actually rollback public health and environmental protections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Shimkus, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Sen. Cory Booker says Cumberland will be comeback county of NJ

Senator Cory Booker takes a picture with Alberta Frazier, of Bridgeton, after announcing a plan to help Cumberland County families who have federally backed mortgages and are facing foreclosure, at the Cumberland County Courthouse in Bridgeton, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Cory Booker, Bridgeton, NJ, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Thu Apr 10, 2014

More Monmouth Musings

Quinnipiac Poll: New Jersey Voters Approve Of Christie More Than Obama, Menendez or Booker

A Quinnipiac Poll released this morning indicates that, despite the beating he has been taking in the local and national media since January, Governor Chris Christie has higher approval ratings than President Barack Obama, Senator Bob Menendez and Senator Cory Booker, among New Jersey voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, Democrat, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, Barack Obama, Cory Booker

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Washington Post

Cory Booker, Tim Scott team up for the first time

Sens. Cory Booker and Tim Scott , the two African-American members of the U.S. Senate who came to the chamber under similar political circumstances, are bridging significant political differences and teaming up on legislation for the first time.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Jim DeMint, Democrat, Cory Booker, North Charleston, SC

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Time

Republican Presidential Hopefuls See Possible Upside in 2014 Failure

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is among a host of Republicans whose 2016 hopes could get a boost if their party falls short of taking back the Senate this year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Item

No bill yet from Christie lawyers in GWB probe, N.J. acting Attorney General tells panel

New Jersey's acting attorney general told lawmakers today that he's yet to receive a bill from the law firm Governor Christie hired in January to conduct an internal review of the George Washington Bridge lane closures.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors, Fort Lee, NJ, Wood-Ridge, NJ

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Jersey Journal

NJ likely to get first congresswoman in 12 years: The Auditor

Marge Roukema, shown in this 2002 file photo, was the last woman to serve in New Jersey's congressional delegation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New Jersey, Middlesex, NJ, Princeton University, Rutgers University

Sat Apr 05, 2014

National Public Radio

Newark After Booker: City Faces Takeover Threat

New Jersey's largest city is hitting some roadblocks just months after its rising-star mayor went off to Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Phillymag.com

Dear Chris Christie: Ita s Time to Give Up on 2016

It is over. For the good of the Republican Party, the State of New Jersey, you, and your family, it is time to put to rest all speculation that you may run for president in 2016.

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Related Topix: US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Landslide, Mitt Romney

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Patch.com

Special Election for First Congressional District Seat Set for Nov. 4

The special election for the First Congressional District seat left vacant when Congressman Rob Andrews resigned to take a position with Dilworth Paxson , will take place the same day as the general election, according to a post on the New Jersey State Division of Elections website.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Switched

States Eye Toxic Chemical Reform As Washington Fails To Act

In Vermont, the Senate has just passed a bill potentially empowering the Green Mountain State to ban chemicals it deems harmful to consumers.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Chemistry, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Mar 31, 2014

AmmoLand

U.S. Supreme Court Gives Broad Reading to Federal Firearm Prohibition ...

Since 1996, the so-called "Lautenberg Amendment" ), has banned the acquisition or possession of firearms by anyone convicted of a "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence."

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

The Jersey Journal

Deadline has arrived for U.S. Senate and House candidates to file

Steve Lonegan, shown in this 2013 photo with Gov. Chris Christie, is expected to file to run for a House seat in South Jersey's 3rd District.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Jon Runyan, Republican, Cory Booker, US Senate

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Patty Murray, Tammy Baldwin introduce college anti-bullying bill

Called the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2014, the bill would require institutions of higher education to prohibit harassment, and would set up a Department of Education grant program to help support campus anti-bullying programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray, Rutgers University, Gay/Lesbian, HIV/AIDS, Health

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Menendez and Booker: a historic duo for the U.S. Senate

Last Fall, Senator Cory Booker joined Senator Robert Menendez to give New Jersey an unique pair from the Garden State in the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Jon Corzine, New Jersey, New Jersey Government

The Huffington Post

Patty Murray Revives College Anti-Harassment Push After Her Intern's Sickening Story

Sen. Patty Murray said she will introduce legislation Thursday that would require colleges and universities receiving federal aid to establish anti-harassment policies and to recognize cyberbullying as harassment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Rutgers University, Suicide, University of Houston, Gay/Lesbian

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Ms. Magazine

NEWSFLASH: Supremes Disarm Domestic Abuser

Back in January, we reported on the case of United States v. Castleman, in which James Castleman of Tennessee argued that he should not be banned from having guns, even though he had pled guilty in 2001 to misdemeanor domestic assault against the mother of his child.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

WKXW-FM Trenton

Christie or Springsteen - Who's More Jersey?

In a battle of "Who's more Jersey?" Governor Chris Christie was knocked out of contention early in a showdown with late-Senator Frank Lautenberg.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Item

Anti-gun violence group visits Bloomfield

Joe Morris, left, of NJ Together, and Rabbi Joel Moschbacher of Mahwah discuss smart gun technology on Tuesday at Bloomfield's Law Enforcement Building.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mahwah, NJ

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Book review: Putting NJ's governors in their place

Up to then, the state's political bosses, especially Hudson County's Frank "I am the Law" Hague, had his hired hands, more officially called state senators and members of the Assembly, wildly shooting out the chandeliers in the State House like it was a saloon after a cattle drive.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jon Corzine, Hudson County, NJ, New Jersey, Rutgers University, Chris Christie, US Governors, Opinion

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