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  • Sen. Menendez expresses concern over Pompeo secretary of state nomination

    Sen. Menendez expresses concern over Pompeo secretary of state nomination

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:24:11 GMT
    Sen. Menendez expresses concern over Pompeo secretary of state nominationSen. Menendez expresses concern over Pompeo secretary of state nomination
    Sen. Menendez expresses concern over Pompeo secretary of state nominationSen. Menendez expresses concern over Pompeo secretary of state nomination

    U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says that he is concerned about the nomination of Mike Pompeo for secretary of state.

    U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says that he is concerned about the nomination of Mike Pompeo for secretary of state.

  • Gov. Murphy marks 100 days by outlining progressive agenda

    Gov. Murphy marks 100 days by outlining progressive agenda

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:23:12 GMT
    Gov. Murphy marks 100 days by outlining progressive agendaGov. Murphy marks 100 days by outlining progressive agenda

    Gov. Phil Murphy says "big" and "exciting" changes are underway in his state as his new Democratic administration marks 100 days in office.

    Gov. Phil Murphy says "big" and "exciting" changes are underway in his state as his new Democratic administration marks 100 days in office.

  • Judge rules against ending program to protect Dreamers

    Judge rules against ending program to protect Dreamers

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:59:08 GMT
    Judge rules against ending program to protect DreamersJudge rules against ending program to protect Dreamers

    A federal judge ruled Tuesday against the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.

    A federal judge ruled Tuesday against the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.

  • Report: Former Gov. Christie spends $85K on portrait

    Report: Former Gov. Christie spends $85K on portrait

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:34:22 GMT
    Report: Former Gov. Christie spends $85K on portraitReport: Former Gov. Christie spends $85K on portrait
    Report: Former Gov. Christie spends $85K on portraitReport: Former Gov. Christie spends $85K on portrait

    Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will cost $85,000, which is more than taxpayers shelled out for paintings of his three predecessors combined.

    Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will cost $85,000, which is more than taxpayers shelled out for paintings of his three predecessors combined.

  • 6 candidates vie for chance to be Paterson’s new mayor

    6 candidates vie for chance to be Paterson’s new mayor

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:03:30 GMT
    6 candidates vie for chance to be Paterson’s new mayor6 candidates vie for chance to be Paterson’s new mayor
    6 candidates vie for chance to be Paterson’s new mayor6 candidates vie for chance to be Paterson’s new mayor

    Six candidates are vying for the chance to be Paterson’s newest mayor.

    Six candidates are vying for the chance to be Paterson’s newest mayor.

  • Montclair woman sends postcards to Trump, Washington players

    Montclair woman sends postcards to Trump, Washington players

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:37:49 GMT
    Montclair woman sends postcards to Trump, Washington playersMontclair woman sends postcards to Trump, Washington players

    An Essex County woman says that she is staying politically active by sending postcards to President Donald Trump and other political players in Washington.

    An Essex County woman says that she is staying politically active by sending postcards to President Donald Trump and other political players in Washington.

  • Trump: Paul Ryan leaves 'legacy of achievement'

    The Latest: Trump: Paul Ryan leaves 'legacy of achievement'

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-11 14:24:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-04-11 14:25:00 GMT
    Trump: Paul Ryan leaves 'legacy of achievement'Trump: Paul Ryan leaves 'legacy of achievement'

    A spokesman for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will serve out his term before retiring in January.

    A spokesman for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will serve out his term before retiring in January.

  • Trump says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

    Trump says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-04-11 11:37:54 GMT
    Trump says missiles 'will be coming' to SyriaTrump says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

    After Russia warned the United States against military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump says missiles "will be coming."

    After Russia warned the United States against military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump says missiles "will be coming."

  • President Trump furious after FBI seizes documents from his lawyer

    President Trump furious after FBI seizes documents from his lawyer

    Monday, April 9 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-04-09 23:04:56 GMT
    U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Atlantic Aviation in Moon Township, Pa., Saturday, March 10, 2018.U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Atlantic Aviation in Moon Township, Pa., Saturday, March 10, 2018.

    Federal agents carrying court-authorized search warrants have seized documents from President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen.

    Federal agents carrying court-authorized search warrants have seized documents from President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen.

  • Chinese tariffs could impact NJ soybean crop

    Chinese tariffs could impact NJ soybean crop

    Friday, April 6 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-04-07 00:41:14 GMT
    Chinese tariffs could impact NJ soybean cropChinese tariffs could impact NJ soybean crop
    Chinese tariffs could impact NJ soybean cropChinese tariffs could impact NJ soybean crop

    A crop grown in New Jersey could now be in the crosshairs of a possible trade war.

    A crop grown in New Jersey could now be in the crosshairs of a possible trade war.

  • Gov. Murphy outlines $50M for partially free community college

    Gov. Murphy outlines $50M for partially free community college

    Thursday, April 5 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-04-05 21:36:07 GMT
    Gov. Murphy outlines $50M for partially free community collegeGov. Murphy outlines $50M for partially free community college

    Gov. Phil Murphy says he wants $50 million of his proposed budget to go toward making community college tuition-free for some families.

    Gov. Phil Murphy says he wants $50 million of his proposed budget to go toward making community college tuition-free for some families.

  • President Trump signs order to send troops to US border

    President Trump signs order to send troops to US border

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-04-05 01:16:17 GMT
    FILE - In this June 20, 2008 file photo, members of the 200th Red Horse Air National Guard Civil Engineering Squadron from Camp Perry in Ohio.FILE - In this June 20, 2008 file photo, members of the 200th Red Horse Air National Guard Civil Engineering Squadron from Camp Perry in Ohio.

    President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation directing the National Guard to be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border.

    President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation directing the National Guard to be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • President Trump calls for border legislation using 'nuclear option'

    President Trump calls for border legislation using 'nuclear option'

    Monday, April 2 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-04-02 19:25:09 GMT
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018.President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018.
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018.President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018.

    President Donald Trump demanded Monday that Congress pass new border legislation using the "Nuclear Option if necessary" to muscle it through the Senate.

    President Donald Trump demanded Monday that Congress pass new border legislation using the "Nuclear Option if necessary" to muscle it through the Senate.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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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