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  • Federal employees working without pay call for an end to the shutdown

    Federal employees working without pay call for an end to the shutdown

    Thursday, January 10 2019 7:54 PM EST2019-01-11 00:54:42 GMT
    Federal employees working without pay call for an end to the shutdownFederal employees working without pay call for an end to the shutdown
    Federal employees working without pay call for an end to the shutdownFederal employees working without pay call for an end to the shutdown
    Federal employees who are working without pay during the federal government shutdown held rallies across the United States calling on the Trump administration and Congress to come to an agreement.
    Federal employees who are working without pay during the federal government shutdown held rallies across the United States calling on the Trump administration and Congress to come to an agreement.
  • President Trump stalks out of shutdown session with Dems -- 'Bye-bye'

    President Trump stalks out of shutdown session with Dems -- 'Bye-bye'

    Wednesday, January 9 2019 5:52 PM EST2019-01-09 22:52:50 GMT
    President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday - "I said bye-bye," he tweeted soon after - as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray.
    President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday - "I said bye-bye," he tweeted soon after - as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray.
  • Trump pleads on TV for wall money; Dems say he 'stokes fear'

    Trump pleads on TV for wall money; Dems say he 'stokes fear'

    Tuesday, January 8 2019 11:51 PM EST2019-01-09 04:51:00 GMT
    Trump repeated his stance that the U.S. has a crisis at the border. Democrats say he's stoking fear.
    Trump repeated his stance that the U.S. has a crisis at the border. Democrats say he's stoking fear.

  • President Trump plans border visit as shutdown lurches into 3rd week

    President Trump plans border visit as shutdown lurches into 3rd week

    Monday, January 7 2019 3:28 PM EST2019-01-07 20:28:42 GMT
    President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House as he walks to Marine One, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Washington.President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House as he walks to Marine One, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House as he walks to Marine One, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Washington.President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House as he walks to Marine One, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump plans a Tuesday night address to the nation and a Thursday visit the U.S.-Mexico border to highlight his demands for a border wall.
    President Donald Trump plans a Tuesday night address to the nation and a Thursday visit the U.S.-Mexico border to highlight his demands for a border wall.
  • The changing face of politics: More women and people of color enter the fold

    The changing face of politics: More women and people of color enter the fold

    Friday, January 4 2019 8:57 PM EST2019-01-05 01:57:13 GMT
    The changing face of politics: More women and people of color enter the foldThe changing face of politics: More women and people of color enter the fold
    The changing face of politics: More women and people of color enter the foldThe changing face of politics: More women and people of color enter the fold
    The new class of Congress sworn in Thursday is said to be the most diverse group ever, with more women and more people of color taking seats to represent the American people than ever before.
    The new class of Congress sworn in Thursday is said to be the most diverse group ever, with more women and more people of color taking seats to represent the American people than ever before.
  • State employee files notice of intent to sue over rape claims

    State employee files notice of intent to sue over rape claims

    Friday, January 4 2019 3:42 PM EST2019-01-04 20:42:39 GMT
    State employee files notice of intent to sue over rape claimsState employee files notice of intent to sue over rape claims
    State employee files notice of intent to sue over rape claimsState employee files notice of intent to sue over rape claims
    A New Jersey government employee filed a notice of intent to sue the state for damages after a sexual assault allegation.
    A New Jersey government employee filed a notice of intent to sue the state for damages after a sexual assault allegation.
  • Nancy Pelosi elected speaker, will lead Dems confronting President Trump

    Nancy Pelosi elected speaker, will lead Dems confronting President Trump

    Thursday, January 3 2019 3:22 PM EST2019-01-03 20:22:21 GMT
    Nancy Pelosi elected Speaker of the House of RepresentativesNancy Pelosi elected Speaker of the House of Representatives
    Nancy Pelosi elected Speaker of the House of RepresentativesNancy Pelosi elected Speaker of the House of Representatives
    Nancy Pelosi was elected Thursday as House speaker, the only woman who has held the office and now one of few elected officials who will be returning to it
    Nancy Pelosi was elected Thursday as House speaker, the only woman who has held the office and now one of few elected officials who will be returning to it
  • No indication Democrats will budge on border wall fight

    No indication Democrats will budge on border wall fight

    Wednesday, January 2 2019 5:12 PM EST2019-01-02 22:12:45 GMT
    No indication Democrats will budge on border wall fightNo indication Democrats will budge on border wall fight
    No indication Democrats will budge on border wall fightNo indication Democrats will budge on border wall fight
    The United States government has been shut down for nearly two weeks as President Donald Trump and Democratic Congress members fight over funding to build a wall on the U.S. and Mexico border.
    The United States government has been shut down for nearly two weeks as President Donald Trump and Democratic Congress members fight over funding to build a wall on the U.S. and Mexico border.
  • GOP and Democrats trade blame for shutdown, no deal in sight

    GOP and Democrats trade blame for shutdown, no deal in sight

    Friday, December 28 2018 7:51 PM EST2018-12-29 00:51:20 GMT
    The partial government shutdown will almost certainly be handed off to a divided government to solve in the new year, as President Donald Trump sought to raise the stakes Friday and both parties traded blame in the weeklong impasse.
    The partial government shutdown will almost certainly be handed off to a divided government to solve in the new year, as President Donald Trump sought to raise the stakes Friday and both parties traded blame in the weeklong impasse.
  • Federal workers face grim prospect of lengthy shutdown

    Federal workers face grim prospect of lengthy shutdown

    Thursday, December 27 2018 10:55 PM EST2018-12-28 03:55:54 GMT
    President Trump and congressional leaders appear no closer to a resolution over his demand for $5 billion for the border wall that could now push the shutdown into the new year.
    President Trump and congressional leaders appear no closer to a resolution over his demand for $5 billion for the border wall that could now push the shutdown into the new year.
  • President Trump makes first visit to US troops in harm's way

    President Trump makes first visit to US troops in harm's way

    Wednesday, December 26 2018 7:54 PM EST2018-12-27 00:54:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit with members of the military at a dining hall at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit with members of the military at a dining hall at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit with members of the military at a dining hall at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit with members of the military at a dining hall at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.
    President Donald Trump spent around three and a half hours on the ground in Iraq on his first visit to a troubled region.
    President Donald Trump spent around three and a half hours on the ground in Iraq on his first visit to a troubled region.
  • Not very merry: US stocks plunge before Christmas

    Not very merry: US stocks plunge before Christmas

    Monday, December 24 2018 3:27 PM EST2018-12-24 20:27:29 GMT
    US stocks plunge before ChristmasUS stocks plunge before Christmas
    US stocks plunge before ChristmasUS stocks plunge before Christmas
    President Donald Trump's attacks on the Federal Reserve spooked the stock market on Christmas Eve, and efforts by his Treasury secretary to calm investors' fears only seemed to make matters worse.
    President Donald Trump's attacks on the Federal Reserve spooked the stock market on Christmas Eve, and efforts by his Treasury secretary to calm investors' fears only seemed to make matters worse.
  • President Trump tweets he's alone at White House waiting for Dems deal

    President Trump tweets he's alone at White House waiting for Dems deal

    Monday, December 24 2018 3:18 PM EST2018-12-24 20:18:36 GMT
    The setting sun illuminates clouds behind the White House during a partial federal shutdown, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington.The setting sun illuminates clouds behind the White House during a partial federal shutdown, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington.
    The setting sun illuminates clouds behind the White House during a partial federal shutdown, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington.The setting sun illuminates clouds behind the White House during a partial federal shutdown, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington.
    The latest on the U.S. government shutdown.
    The latest on the U.S. government shutdown.
  • Government unlikely to get fully back to business for days

    Government unlikely to get fully back to business for days

    Sunday, December 23 2018 10:50 AM EST2018-12-23 15:50:49 GMT
    Sunday, December 23 2018 10:53 AM EST2018-12-23 15:53:00 GMT
    The National Christmas Tree is currently closed to the public due to a partial shutdown of the federal government, on December 23, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)The National Christmas Tree is currently closed to the public due to a partial shutdown of the federal government, on December 23, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    The federal government is expected to remain partially closed past Christmas Day in a protracted standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for money to build a border wall with Mexico.

    The federal government is expected to remain partially closed past Christmas Day in a protracted standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for money to build a border wall with Mexico.

  • Veteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wall

    Veteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wall

    Thursday, December 20 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-12-21 00:15:06 GMT
    Veteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wallVeteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wall
    Veteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wallVeteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wall
    An Air Force veteran who started a fundraising page to help pay for construction of President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall has brought in millions of dollars.
    An Air Force veteran who started a fundraising page to help pay for construction of President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall has brought in millions of dollars.
  • A look back: Gov. Murphy reflects on first year in office

    A look back: Gov. Murphy reflects on first year in office

    Wednesday, December 19 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-12-20 02:00:25 GMT
    A look back: Gov. Murphy reflects on first year in officeA look back: Gov. Murphy reflects on first year in office
    A look back: Gov. Murphy reflects on first year in officeA look back: Gov. Murphy reflects on first year in office
    The governor says that the year has been filled with lots of successes and a few failures.
    The governor says that the year has been filled with lots of successes and a few failures.
  • 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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