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  • AG Barr says 'I think spying did occur' on Trump campaign

    AG Barr says 'I think spying did occur' on Trump campaign

    Wednesday, April 10 2019 4:46 PM EDT2019-04-10 20:46:27 GMT
    Attorney General William Barr declared Wednesday he thinks "spying did occur" on Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
    Attorney General William Barr declared Wednesday he thinks "spying did occur" on Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
  • Trump: Not looking to reinstate family separation policy

    Trump: Not looking to reinstate family separation policy

    Tuesday, April 9 2019 4:46 PM EDT2019-04-09 20:46:03 GMT
    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's not looking to revive the much-criticized practice of separating migrant children from their families at the southern border.
    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's not looking to revive the much-criticized practice of separating migrant children from their families at the southern border.
  • Homeland Security Sec. Nielsen resigns amid border turmoil

    Homeland Security Sec. Nielsen resigns amid border turmoil

    Sunday, April 7 2019 10:50 PM EDT2019-04-08 02:50:15 GMT
    Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen resignedHomeland Security Secretary Nielsen resigned
    Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen resignedHomeland Security Secretary Nielsen resigned
    President Donald Trump says he's accepted the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. Trump announced the resignation in a tweet on Sunday.
    President Donald Trump says he's accepted the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. Trump announced the resignation in a tweet on Sunday.
  • Demonstrators hold rally calling for preservation of Affordable Care Act

    Demonstrators hold rally calling for preservation of Affordable Care Act

    Monday, April 1 2019 10:12 PM EDT2019-04-02 02:12:33 GMT
    Demonstrators held a rally in Jersey City Monday to call for the preservation of the Affordable Care Act.
    Demonstrators held a rally in Jersey City Monday to call for the preservation of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Hundreds descend on Trenton for ‘March Against Murphy’ protest

    Hundreds descend on Trenton for ‘March Against Murphy’ protest

    Tuesday, March 26 2019 6:47 PM EDT2019-03-26 22:47:58 GMT
    Hundreds of New Jersey residents came to Trenton Tuesday for the “March Against Murphy” protest against Gov. Phil Murphy.
    Hundreds of New Jersey residents came to Trenton Tuesday for the “March Against Murphy” protest against Gov. Phil Murphy.
  • House fails to override Trump veto of his border emergency

    House fails to override Trump veto of his border emergency

    Tuesday, March 26 2019 5:37 PM EDT2019-03-26 21:37:50 GMT
    The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto.
    The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto.
  • Trump, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire

    Trump, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 6:16 AM EDT2017-08-09 10:16:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 9 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-08-09 22:22:16 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File) FILE - In this July 28, 2017, file photo distributed by the North Korean government on Saturday, July 29, 2017, shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic mi(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File) FILE - In this July 28, 2017, file photo distributed by the North Korean government on Saturday, July 29, 2017, shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic mi

    North Korea and the United States traded escalating threats, with Trump threatening "fire and fury" and Pyongyang claiming it was examining plans for attacking Guam.

    North Korea and the United States traded escalating threats, with Trump threatening "fire and fury" and Pyongyang claiming it was examining plans for attacking Guam.

  • Trump opponents: Not much to celebrate in first 100 days

    Trump opponents: Not much to celebrate in first 100 days

    President Donald Trump will mark his first 100 days in office Saturday.President Donald Trump will mark his first 100 days in office Saturday.

    Saturday marks the end of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, and the president’s opponents say that there hasn’t been much common ground to celebrate.

    Saturday marks the end of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, and the president’s opponents say that there hasn’t been much common ground to celebrate.

  • Bedminster officials prepare for possible visits from President Trump and first family

    Bedminster officials prepare for possible Trump visits

    Bedminster officials are preparing for possible visits from President Trump and the first familyBedminster officials are preparing for possible visits from President Trump and the first family

    Now that the Florida resort season is coming to a close, officials in Bedminster are preparing for possible visits from President Donald Trump and the first family.

    Now that the Florida resort season is coming to a close, officials in Bedminster are preparing for possible visits from President Donald Trump and the first family.

  • Republican NJ gubernatorial candidates attack each other’s tax plans

    GOP NJ gubernatorial candidates attack each other’s tax plans

    The NJ Republican gubernatorial primary is June 6,The NJ Republican gubernatorial primary is June 6,

    With less than two months to go until the New Jersey gubernatorial primary, some Republican candidates have begun to attach each other’s tax plans. 

    With less than two months to go until the New Jersey gubernatorial primary, some Republican candidates have begun to attach each other’s tax plans. 

  • New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Rabner seeks halt to immigration arrests at state courthouses

    NJ judge seeks halt to immigration arrests at state courthouses

    New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Rabner seeks halt to immigration arrests at state courthousesNew Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Rabner seeks halt to immigration arrests at state courthouses

    Another high-ranking judge is asking the Trump administration to avoid immigration arrests at state courthouses. New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner noted in a in a letter dated Wednesday to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly that federal immigration officials recently arrested two people in New Jersey courthouses.

    Another high-ranking judge is asking the Trump administration to avoid immigration arrests at state courthouses. New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner noted in a in a letter dated Wednesday to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly that federal immigration officials recently arrested two people in New Jersey courthouses.

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    Unsealed Bridgegate document shows juror sought dismissal

    Unsealed Bridgegate document shows juror sought dismissal

    Newly unsealed documents in the Bridgegate lane-closure case show defense attorneys sought a mistrial ruling after a juror called the case "overwhelming."Newly unsealed documents in the Bridgegate lane-closure case show defense attorneys sought a mistrial ruling after a juror called the case "overwhelming."

    Newly unsealed documents in the Bridgegate lane-closure case show defense attorneys sought a mistrial ruling after a juror called the case "overwhelming."

    Newly unsealed documents in the Bridgegate lane-closure case show defense attorneys sought a mistrial ruling after a juror called the case "overwhelming."

  • Rep. Leonard Lance holds town hall meeting in Morris County

    Rep. Lance holds town hall event in Morris County

    Dozens of residents attended the event.Dozens of residents attended the event.
     New Jersey Republican Rep. Leonard Lance held a town hall meeting with his constituents in Morris County Wednesday. The congressman is one of the few Republicans to take questions on decisions made by the Trump administration. Lance was asked questions on a variety of topics, including the unrest in Syria and affordable health care. But the first question posed to Lance was about the President Donald Trump’s tax returns. “Congress has the power to have his tax ret...
     New Jersey Republican Rep. Leonard Lance held a town hall meeting with his constituents in Morris County Wednesday. The congressman is one of the few Republicans to take questions on decisions made by the Trump administration. Lance was asked questions on a variety of topics, including the unrest in Syria and affordable health care. But the first question posed to Lance was about the President Donald Trump’s tax returns. “Congress has the power to have his tax ret...
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    NJ governor candidates to debate at Stockton in May

    NJ governor candidates to debate at Stockton in May

    Vote New JerseyVote New Jersey

    Six of the 11 gubernatorial candidates who are running in the June 6 Primary for the Republican and Democratic parties’ nominations will debate in two separate forums at Stockton University next month. 

    Six of the 11 gubernatorial candidates who are running in the June 6 Primary for the Republican and Democratic parties’ nominations will debate in two separate forums at Stockton University next month. 

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    New survey ranks Christie as America’s most unpopular governor

    Survey: Christie ranked America's most unpopular governor

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been ranked as America’s most unpopular governor in a new survey.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been ranked as America’s most unpopular governor in a new survey.
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been ranked as America’s most unpopular governor in the latest edition of Morning Consult’s senator and governor approval ratings. The media and technology company’s rankings were compiled using over 85,000 survey interviews with registered voters across the U.S. from January through April 2017. Christie's disapproval was at the highest it's ever been in Morning Consult's rankings, with 71 percent disapproving of the job he is doi...
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been ranked as America’s most unpopular governor in the latest edition of Morning Consult’s senator and governor approval ratings. The media and technology company’s rankings were compiled using over 85,000 survey interviews with registered voters across the U.S. from January through April 2017. Christie's disapproval was at the highest it's ever been in Morning Consult's rankings, with 71 percent disapproving of the job he is doi...
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    Gov. Chris Christie to join White House opioid addiction effort

    Gov. Chris Christie to join White House opioid addiction effort

    Gov. Chris Christie is expected to join a White House effort to combat opioid abuse.Gov. Chris Christie is expected to join a White House effort to combat opioid abuse.

    Gov. Chris Christie is expected to join a White House effort to combat opioid abuse. 

    Gov. Chris Christie is expected to join a White House effort to combat opioid abuse. 

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