The death of James Gandolfini, best known for his role as an anxiety-ridden mob boss on HBO's "The Sopranos," on Wednesday affected many in Hollywood and beyond.
The visit was part of her "Diner Talks" tour. According to her campaign, she discussed the "unnecessary" October special election to fill the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg's seat; immigrants who must pay out-of-state tuitions; and Gov. Chris Christie's "demonization" of teachers and their unions.
Sen. Barbara Boxer of California is privately lobbying fellow Democrats on the Environment and Public Works Committee against a toxic chemical bill negotiated by Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg in the weeks before his death.
Jeff Chiesa had been a U.S. senator for little more than 24 hours when he strode into the chamber to cast his first vote on an immigration bill that ranks as President Barack Obama 's top domestic priority.
Government lawyers argued Tuesday that the New Jersey Supreme Court should reject a request to move a special U.S. Senate election that Gov. Chris Christie scheduled three weeks before the state's regular Nov. 5 election.
A recent House subcommittee hearing on the Toxic Substances Control Act was an "important step" toward approval of a TSCA reform bill, said American Chemistry Council President and CEO Cal Dooley after the June 13 hearing.
Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver may not seek a third term for the speaker's seat, the third most powerful elected position in state politics.
Looky here: Gov. Chris Christie won't be able to play games with that open Senate seat after all -- that is, if the courts uphold the law as written: TRENTON - Two liberal groups say they've found a "smoking gun" in a century-old state law that could force Gov. Chris Christie to schedule the general election in November.
It is doubtful whether any democrat can beat popular Newark Mayor Cory Booker in the upcoming special primary , and the fact that he has three Democrats challenging him makes it the less likely.
Columnist Charles Stile looks at the impact Governor Christie's criticism of the New Jersey League of Municipalities last week will have on a tax reform proposal it released.
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A special election to replace late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey can be held this October, a state court has ruled.
The death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg makes the margin of error in Harry Reid's whipping for filibuster reform that much tighter, and it means that Reid might require the vote of Vice President Joe Biden to make it happen.
A New Jersey woman's place is in the U.S. Senate. That's one of the messages from Democrat Sheila Oliver, who is running in the special election for the Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg.
A bunch of new rules will be proposed in the Federal Register in coming days. Here's what's coming: Healthcare exchanges: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are proposing standards for insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.
TRENTON - Former President Bill Clinton sat down with Gov. Chris Christie on Friday to discuss New Jersey's recovery from Hurricane Sandy.