As they joined Republicans on Tuesday in bashing the Internal Revenue Service for targeting conservative groups that sought tax-exempt status, Senate Democrats had another target: the regulations that require the U.S. tax agency to weigh the political activity of such groups.
A U.S. Senate panel voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to send weapons to rebels fighting Syria's government, but it was not clear who would get the arms even if the bill succeeds, as Washington struggles to deal with its response to the conflict.
FILE In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center,speaks at a Capitol Hill news conference with a bipartisan group of leading senators to announce their agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation's immigration laws.
Then there is the congressional piece of the puzzle. This week the House will take up legislation by Reps.
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Rep. Albio Sires today joined Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith officials from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as well as representatives of the International Longshoreman's Association Local 1135 and the New York Shipping Association to announce progress on the project to raise the Bayonne Bridge.
A top White House adviser insisted President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only "when it came out in the news" while Republicans continued to press the administration for answers on Sunday.
Cumberland Regional High School Assistant Principal Ralph Aiello, left, is congratulated by Sen.
On Wednesday, the House and Senate held hearings on Iran policy with top administration officials Wendy Sherman, Under Secretary of Political Affairs at the U.S. State Department, and David S. Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the U.S. Treasury Department.
Washington, DC Today, during American Craft Beer Week, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez met with members of the Brewers Association, including Gene Muller, founder and general manager of New Jersey's Flying Fish Brewing Company.
Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on January 28, 2013.
ABC's "This Week" - White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer; Sen. Robert Menendez, D- N.J.; Sen.
RUCDR Infinite Biologics , the world's largest university-based biorepository, has completed an $11.8 million renovation project to create a new Genomics Technology Center, comprising 12,500 square feet of laboratory, office, and storage space on the Busch Campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
A pair of FBI agents met on a recent weekday morning with brothers Alfonso "Alfy" and Jose "Pepe" Fanjul in the Palm Beach headquarters of their sugar and real estate empire.
On the heels of Wednesday's announcement that the U.S. Coast Guard approved raising the Bayonne Bridge roadway, elected officials are praising the Coast Guard.