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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Newly sworn-in HUD Secretary Castro gets his first D.C. party

It's not every day that you move to Washington and somebody throws you a big party.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Grace Napolitano, Linda Sanchez, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Harry Reida s cheap talk

When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks, you often can't decide whether to laugh or cry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Israel, World News, Middle East, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

5 hrs ago | NJ.com

N.J. Politics Roundup: Sweeney slams Christie's pension push; Menendez visits Sandy victims

TRENTON - State Senate President Stephen Sweeney told The Star-Ledger Editorial Board on Monday that Gov. Chris Christie is calling for more pension reform as part of his possible 2016 bid for president.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Flood insurance nightmares still haunt Sandy familiesFlood insurance...

Former Marine and his daughter still waiting for what they consider a fair flood insurance payout; New Jersey's senior U.S. Senator now involved.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Natural Disasters, Flood, FEMA

The Jersey Journal

Bayonne Bridge weekend closures scheduled for August as part of 'Raise the Roadway' project

The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. on Friday to 4 p.m. on Sunday for the next three weekends as part of the "Raise the Roadway" construction project there, the Port Authority of NY/NJ announced.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate

The Miami Herald

House bill would let airlines advertise fares without fees or taxes

In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Peter DeFazio, Democrat, US Senate, Robert Menendez

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Republican, Rick Santorum, Senator John Barrasso

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, US Senate, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Toms River, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Union County, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ

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, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, 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, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, 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, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Frank Lautenberg

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Political Insider: Smooth sailing lately for WNY's Mayor Roque

Lately, West New York Mayor Felix Roque has been more content with his political life.

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Related Topix: West New York, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jersey City, NJ, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Bob Menendez, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Parsippany, NJ

Free Republic

Sen. Ted Cruz Demands Answers On FAA Flight Ban To Israel

NEW YORK Questions remain about the Federal Aviation Administration's ban on flights to Israel earlier this week and whether it was based on safety or politics.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Answers.com, Answers Corporation, Democrat

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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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Washington, DC, Robert Menendez, Democrat, US Senate

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, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, 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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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Rick Scott, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Whitehouse Station, NJ, Parsippany, NJ

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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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

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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Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Cory Booker

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