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Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., feuded with the administration over a $6 billion sale of Apache helicopters to Iraq earlier this year, when he played a key role in blocking the deal for a while .
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At every critical moment along the diplomatic path to a resolution of Iran's nuclear program, vocal members of Congress have threatened to impose new sanctions that could torpedo the process.
Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana is an advocate for expanded offshore oil and gas drilling in the US.
Students look at a model of a Russian nuclear power plant on display at an international nuclear power exhibition held in Hanoi in 2012.
Despite remaining short of the 67 votes needed to ratify the United Nation's disability treaty, disabled veterans groups are pushing for a vote to identify the holdouts.
Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. announced that the Hinchliffe Stadium Heritage Act , legislation Rep. Pascrell introduced that would make Paterson's Hinchliffe Stadium a part of the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, passed the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously.
Despite calls for an arms embargo against Russia in light of the downing of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine last week that killed nearly 300 people, the European Union on Tuesday chose to stick with incremental measures to push Moscow to rein in Ukrainian separatists.
Three Senate committee chairmen are urging President Obama to impose broad sanctions against Russia's defense, energy and financial firms in response to Russia's involvement in the downing of Flight MH17 last week.
About 150 protesters - including several dozen from Newtown, Conn. site of the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School - gathered on a quiet street in Greenwich where New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was attending a fund raiser for Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley.
Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich, who died Sunday, is seen at a 2013 press conference pleading with Congress to increase restrictions on guns.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the center of an immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.
A notable word was missing from President Obama's brief statement on Ukraine on the South Lawn of the White House Monday morning: sanctions.
The United States and other world powers extended the deadline to reach a comprehensive final agreement with Iran over its controversial nuclear program to November 24, 2014.
In front of shining fire engines and flanked by firefighters and local officials at Bayonne Fire Headquarters, New Jersey's senior United States Senator Robert Menendez ceremoniously awarded a federal grant totaling $295,291 to the city's fire department.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and Rep. Leonard Lance were among those who spoke Monday morning at a rally supporting Israel amid the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip.
The dichotomy should come as no surprise. Last week, a headline about a Gallup poll suggested that many Americans think immigration is the nation's most pressing problem.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 09:06 am
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