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  • Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on

    Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-07-20 13:58:22 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:23:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File) FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher, File) FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Las Vegas.

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions, publicly skewered by his boss for stepping clear of the Russia-Trump investigations, declared Thursday he still loves his job and plans to stay on.

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions, publicly skewered by his boss for stepping clear of the Russia-Trump investigations, declared Thursday he still loves his job and plans to stay on.

  • Trump exhorts Senate anew to rid US of Obamacare

    Trump exhorts Senate anew to rid US of Obamacare

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:19:50 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:16:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Donald Trump pauses while having lunch with services members in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 18, 2017.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Donald Trump pauses while having lunch with services members in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

    Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an "Obamacare" repeal bill to sign.

    Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an "Obamacare" repeal bill to sign.

  • 'Let Obamacare fail,' Trump says after GOP plan collapses

    'Let Obamacare fail,' Trump says after GOP plan collapses

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:18 AM EDT2017-07-18 10:18:14 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:43:59 GMT

    President Donald Trump blasted congressional Democrats and "a few Republicans" Tuesday over the failure of the GOP effort to rewrite the Obama health care law.

    President Donald Trump blasted congressional Democrats and "a few Republicans" Tuesday over the failure of the GOP effort to rewrite the Obama health care law.

  • Christie: Trump Jr. Russia meeting 'probably' illegal

    Christie: Trump Jr. Russia meeting 'probably' illegal

    Monday, July 17 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-07-18 01:10:06 GMT

    Gov. Chris Christie has addressed Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with a Russian attorney, saying it's "probably against the law" to get opposition research from a foreign country.

    Gov. Chris Christie has addressed Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with a Russian attorney, saying it's "probably against the law" to get opposition research from a foreign country.

  • Trump, administration press Republicans to back health bill

    Trump, administration press Republicans to back health bill

    Friday, July 14 2017 7:03 AM EDT2017-07-14 11:03:58 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-07-14 23:27:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 13, 2017, after announcing the revised version of the Republican health care bill.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 13, 2017, after announcing the revised version of the Republican health care bill.

    President Donald Trump and other administration officials lobbied Republicans Friday from both sides of the Atlantic to keep the Senate GOP's reworked health care bill from crashing, with the president saying wavering senators "must come through."

    President Donald Trump and other administration officials lobbied Republicans Friday from both sides of the Atlantic to keep the Senate GOP's reworked health care bill from crashing, with the president saying wavering senators "must come through."

  • New Jersey withholds voter data pending court ruling

    New Jersey withholds voter data pending court ruling

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:50:51 GMT

    New Jersey has not yet to submit any voter information to the commission that President Donald Trump created to look at the public's confidence in the integrity of the voting system.

    New Jersey has not yet to submit any voter information to the commission that President Donald Trump created to look at the public's confidence in the integrity of the voting system.

  • New Senate GOP health care bill teeters on the brink

    New Senate GOP health care bill teeters on the brink

    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-07-13 16:22:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-07-14 00:15:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks on to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017, following a meeting with Senate Republicans on a health reform bill.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks on to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017, following a meeting with Senate Republicans on a health reform bill.

    Republican leaders unveiled a new health care bill Thursday in their increasingly desperate effort to deliver on seven years of promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare."

    Republican leaders unveiled a new health care bill Thursday in their increasingly desperate effort to deliver on seven years of promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare."

  • Christie vetoes measure to snarl Trump travel ban in state

    Christie vetoes measure to snarl Trump travel ban in state

    Thursday, July 13 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-07-13 21:57:44 GMT

    Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a measure that would have prohibited the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from assisting in enforcing President Donald Trump's travel ban at Newark Liberty International Airport.

    Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a measure that would have prohibited the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from assisting in enforcing President Donald Trump's travel ban at Newark Liberty International Airport.

  • US Women's Open begins at Trump golf course, protests planned

    US Women's Open begins at Trump golf course, protests planned

    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:44 AM EDT2017-07-13 12:44:00 GMT

    At least one activist group says it plans to protest near the US Women’s Open Championship, which is being held this weekend at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster.

    At least one activist group says it plans to protest near the US Women’s Open Championship, which is being held this weekend at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster.

  • Kid Rock hints at potential US Senate run in Michigan

    Kid Rock hints at potential US Senate run in Michigan

    Thursday, July 13 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-07-13 11:29:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 7:36 AM EDT2017-07-13 11:36:55 GMT
    (Photo Credit: Kid Rock/Twitter)(Photo Credit: Kid Rock/Twitter)

    Kid Rock says that a website hinting at his campaign is legit.

    Kid Rock says that a website hinting at his campaign is legit.

  • FBI nominee says Trump-Russia probe is no 'witch hunt'

    FBI nominee says Trump-Russia probe is no 'witch hunt'

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-07-12 13:09:53 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 7:44 PM EDT2017-07-12 23:44:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) FILE - In this June 29, 2017, file photo, FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray meets with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) FILE - In this June 29, 2017, file photo, FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray meets with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Christopher Wray, the president's pick to lead the FBI, told senators at his confirmation hearing that he would never let politics get in the way of the bureau's mission.

    Christopher Wray, the president's pick to lead the FBI, told senators at his confirmation hearing that he would never let politics get in the way of the bureau's mission.

  • Christie plans to sign measure to pay furloughed workers

    Christie plans to sign measure to pay furloughed workers

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:54:20 GMT
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    If the New Jersey legislature passes a measure that allows state employees to be paid for time they missed during the government shutdown, Gov. Chris Christie intends to sign it.

    If the New Jersey legislature passes a measure that allows state employees to be paid for time they missed during the government shutdown, Gov. Chris Christie intends to sign it.

  • ‘Mike from Montclair’ addresses radio remarks on Christie

    ‘Mike from Montclair’ addresses radio remarks on Christie

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 10:28 AM EDT2017-07-12 14:28:43 GMT

    An Essex County man whom Gov. Chris Christie called a bum and a communist on the radio is explaining to News 12 New Jersey why he decided to call into Christie’s radio show.

    An Essex County man whom Gov. Chris Christie called a bum and a communist on the radio is explaining to News 12 New Jersey why he decided to call into Christie’s radio show.

  • Trump defends son after disclosure of Russian emails

    Trump defends son after disclosure of Russian emails

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-07-12 12:57:27 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-07-12 13:04:14 GMT
    (Twitter via AP) This screenshot shows a tweet posted Tuesday, July 11, 2017, by Donald Trump Jr. on his Twitter account, in which he reveals an email chain with publicist Rob Goldstone in June 2016.(Twitter via AP) This screenshot shows a tweet posted Tuesday, July 11, 2017, by Donald Trump Jr. on his Twitter account, in which he reveals an email chain with publicist Rob Goldstone in June 2016.

    President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that his eldest son was "open, transparent and innocent," a day after Donald Trump Jr.'s disclosure of Russian emails.

    President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that his eldest son was "open, transparent and innocent," a day after Donald Trump Jr.'s disclosure of Russian emails.

  • Emails show Trump Jr. embraced help said to be from Kremlin

    Emails show Trump Jr. embraced help said to be from Kremlin

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-07-11 15:21:05 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-07-12 01:28:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File) FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, Donald Trump Jr., executive vice president of The Trump Organization, announces that the family's company is launching a new hotel chain.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File) FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, Donald Trump Jr., executive vice president of The Trump Organization, announces that the family's company is launching a new hotel chain.

    Donald Trump Jr. eagerly accepted help from what was described to him as a Russian government effort to aid his father's campaign, according to emails he released.

    Donald Trump Jr. eagerly accepted help from what was described to him as a Russian government effort to aid his father's campaign, according to emails he released.

  • Christie trades barbs with caller on WFAN

    Christie trades barbs with caller on WFAN

    Jul 11, 2017 06:54 AM2017-07-11 10:54:00 GMT

    Gov. Chris Christie had an eventful first day filling in for Mike Francesa on WFAN’s sports radio program.

    Gov. Chris Christie had an eventful first day filling in for Mike Francesa on WFAN’s sports radio program.

  • Senate GOP leaders hope for health care vote next week

    Senate GOP leaders hope for health care vote next week

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:22 AM EDT2017-07-11 11:22:12 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:31 AM EDT2017-07-11 11:31:25 GMT

    Republican leaders hope to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week.

    Republican leaders hope to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week.

  • Bridgegate ‘mastermind’ to be sentenced Wednesday

    Bridgegate ‘mastermind’ to be sentenced Wednesday

    Monday, July 10 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-07-10 19:48:15 GMT

    Bridgegate “mastermind” David Wildstein is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for his role in the scandal.

    Bridgegate “mastermind” David Wildstein is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for his role in the scandal.

  • Trump's son changed account of meeting with Russian lawyer

    Trump's son changed account of meeting with Russian lawyer

    Monday, July 10 2017 8:16 AM EDT2017-07-10 12:16:01 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 9:32 AM EDT2017-07-10 13:32:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File) FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump Jr. campaigns for his father Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Gilbert, Ariz.(AP Photo/Matt York, File) FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump Jr. campaigns for his father Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Gilbert, Ariz.

    The Kremlin, meanwhile, is disavowing knowledge of the Russian lawyer, or any meeting between Trump senior staff and the lawyer.

    The Kremlin, meanwhile, is disavowing knowledge of the Russian lawyer, or any meeting between Trump senior staff and the lawyer.

  • Survey: US uninsured up by 2M this year as gains erode

    Survey: US uninsured up by 2M this year as gains erode

    Monday, July 10 2017 7:38 AM EDT2017-07-10 11:38:17 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 7:41 AM EDT2017-07-10 11:41:59 GMT

    The number of U.S. adults without health insurance has grown by some 2 million this year, according to a major new survey that finds recent coverage gains beginning to erode.

    The number of U.S. adults without health insurance has grown by some 2 million this year, according to a major new survey that finds recent coverage gains beginning to erode.

  • US, Russia announce Syria cease-fire after Trump-Putin talks

    US, Russia announce Syria cease-fire after Trump-Putin talks

    Friday, July 7 2017 6:20 AM EDT2017-07-07 10:20:08 GMT
    Friday, July 7 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-07-07 21:05:52 GMT

    The United States and Russia struck an agreement Friday on a cease-fire in southwest Syria.

    The United States and Russia struck an agreement Friday on a cease-fire in southwest Syria.

  • ACLU: Trump voter data request too personal to release

    ACLU: Trump voter data request too personal to release

    Thursday, July 6 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-07-07 02:30:42 GMT

    The ACLU of New Jersey is taking a strong stance against President Donald Trump’s request for information regarding registered voters.

    The ACLU of New Jersey is taking a strong stance against President Donald Trump’s request for information regarding registered voters.

  • US is ready to use force in NKorea but prefers trade clout

    US is ready to use force in NKorea but prefers trade clout

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-07-06 02:07:58 GMT

    The United States vowed Wednesday to use military force to defend the country and its allies against a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile if necessary, but said it prefers to use its clout in international trade to address the growing threat.

    The United States vowed Wednesday to use military force to defend the country and its allies against a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile if necessary, but said it prefers to use its clout in international trade to address the growing threat.

  • NJ election officials review Trump voter data request

    NJ election officials review Trump voter data request

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-07-06 01:35:02 GMT

    State election officials say that they are reviewing a request from President Donald Trump’s voting commission for voter data.

    State election officials say that they are reviewing a request from President Donald Trump’s voting commission for voter data.

  • NJ budget: The winners and losers

    NJ budget: The winners and losers

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-07-06 00:03:56 GMT

    Gov. Chris Christie officially approved New Jersey’s new spending plan after a three-day government shutdown.

    Gov. Chris Christie officially approved New Jersey’s new spending plan after a three-day government shutdown.

  • State’s largest LGBT group endorses Murphy for governor

    State’s largest LGBT group endorses Murphy for governor

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-07-05 22:37:38 GMT

    New Jersey’s largest LGBT group is backing Democrat Phil Murphy for governor.

    New Jersey’s largest LGBT group is backing Democrat Phil Murphy for governor.

  • Gov. Christie sand sculpture on display in Seaside Heights

    Gov. Christie sand sculpture on display in Seaside Heights

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-07-05 19:54:03 GMT

    Gov. Chris Christie was back at the beach, in the form of sand art.  The sand sculpture is on display in Seaside Heights. 

    Gov. Chris Christie was back at the beach, in the form of sand art.  The sand sculpture is on display in Seaside Heights. 

  • Gov. Christie surfs over beach chair critics

    Gov. Christie surfs over beach chair critics

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 7:42 AM EDT2017-07-05 11:42:32 GMT
    Gov. Chris Christie generated a wave of carping critics over the weekend for hanging out at Island Beach State Park during a government shutdown that kept New Jersey residents off of similar state beaches and out of state parks.Gov. Chris Christie generated a wave of carping critics over the weekend for hanging out at Island Beach State Park during a government shutdown that kept New Jersey residents off of similar state beaches and out of state parks.

    Gov. Chris Christie generated a wave of carping critics over the weekend for hanging out at Island Beach State Park during a government shutdown that kept New Jersey residents off of similar state beaches and out of state parks.

    Gov. Chris Christie generated a wave of carping critics over the weekend for hanging out at Island Beach State Park during a government shutdown that kept New Jersey residents off of similar state beaches and out of state parks.

  • Christie signs $34.7B budget, ends state government shutdown

    Christie signs $34.7B budget, ends state government shutdown

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 5:25 AM EDT2017-07-04 09:25:19 GMT
    Tuesday, July 4 2017 5:28 AM EDT2017-07-04 09:28:06 GMT

    A budget impasse that shuttered government and state parks and beaches for three days ended on the Fourth of July when Gov. Christie signed a deal he and the Democratic Legislature crafted.

    A budget impasse that shuttered government and state parks and beaches for three days ended on the Fourth of July when Gov. Christie signed a deal he and the Democratic Legislature crafted.

  • Christie to sign budget deal, reopen beaches

    Christie to sign budget deal, reopen beaches

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-07-04 04:09:22 GMT

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll sign a budget deal and end a government shutdown that had closed state parks and beaches.

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll sign a budget deal and end a government shutdown that had closed state parks and beaches.

  • Gov. Christie beach day draws criticism amid gov’t shutdown

    Gov. Christie beach day draws criticism amid gov’t shutdown

    Monday, July 3 2017 8:25 PM EDT2017-07-04 00:25:12 GMT

    Many are upset with Gov. Chris Christie for spending time at Island Beach State Park -- a beach he ordered closed.  The governor has gotten a lot of criticism for using the summer beach house provided by the state.  

    Many are upset with Gov. Chris Christie for spending time at Island Beach State Park -- a beach he ordered closed.  The governor has gotten a lot of criticism for using the summer beach house provided by the state.  

  • Christie says he'll sign any budget that reaches his desk

    Christie says he'll sign any budget that reaches his desk

    Monday, July 3 2017 1:19 PM EDT2017-07-03 17:19:24 GMT

    It is day three of the government shutdown, and lawmakers are still trying to hash out a budget deal the governor will sign into law.

    It is day three of the government shutdown, and lawmakers are still trying to hash out a budget deal the governor will sign into law.

  • New Jerseyans feeling impact of state government shutdown

    New Jerseyans feeling impact of state government shutdown

    Sunday, July 2 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-07-02 13:42:23 GMT

    The state government shutdown is shuttering parks and other public sites and disrupting ferry service to Liberty and Ellis islands.

    The state government shutdown is shuttering parks and other public sites and disrupting ferry service to Liberty and Ellis islands.

  • Budget stalemate prompts state government shutdown

    Budget stalemate prompts state government shutdown

    Saturday, July 1 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-07-02 03:02:22 GMT

    Gov. Chris Christie has issued a mandatory closure of all non-essential state offices after the midnight deadline passed.

    Gov. Chris Christie has issued a mandatory closure of all non-essential state offices after the midnight deadline passed.

  • Christie, Legislature facing murky path beyond shutdown

    Christie, Legislature facing murky path beyond shutdown

    Saturday, July 1 2017 9:40 AM EDT2017-07-01 13:40:18 GMT

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the Democrat-led Legislature are set to return to work to try to resolve the state's first government shutdown since 2006 and the first under Christie.

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the Democrat-led Legislature are set to return to work to try to resolve the state's first government shutdown since 2006 and the first under Christie.

  • Trump urges GOP to repeal Obama law now, replace later

    Trump urges GOP to repeal Obama law now, replace later

    Friday, June 30 2017 11:43 AM EDT2017-06-30 15:43:56 GMT
    Friday, June 30 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-06-30 16:22:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks during an energy roundtable with tribal, state, and local leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks during an energy roundtable with tribal, state, and local leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Washington.

    President Donald Trump urged divided congressional Republicans on Friday to "immediately" repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it later.

    President Donald Trump urged divided congressional Republicans on Friday to "immediately" repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it later.

  • Measure to protect transgender students sent to Christie

    Measure to protect transgender students sent to Christie

    Friday, June 30 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-06-30 12:09:04 GMT

    New Jersey lawmakers have sent a measure to Gov. Chris Christie that would provide key protections to transgender students in public schools.

    New Jersey lawmakers have sent a measure to Gov. Chris Christie that would provide key protections to transgender students in public schools.

  • Travel ban takes effect but less chaos expected

    Travel ban takes effect but less chaos expected

    Thursday, June 29 2017 6:10 AM EDT2017-06-29 10:10:43 GMT
    Thursday, June 29 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-06-30 01:02:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Travelers check arrival and departure information on a signboard at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Seattle.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Travelers check arrival and departure information on a signboard at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Seattle.

    The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees.

    The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees.

  • Motion to override Gov. Christie’s veto fails

    Motion to override Gov. Christie’s veto fails

    Thursday, June 29 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-06-29 20:26:42 GMT

    An attempt to override a veto by Gov. Chris Christie failed in the state Assembly Thursday.

    An attempt to override a veto by Gov. Chris Christie failed in the state Assembly Thursday.

  • Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votes

    Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votes

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 12:33 PM EDT2017-06-28 16:33:48 GMT
    Wednesday, June 28 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-06-28 22:02:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) President Donald Trump, center, speaks as he meets with Republican senators on health care in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh) President Donald Trump, center, speaks as he meets with Republican senators on health care in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

    The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of 'Obamacare' is on the brink after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, shelved votes planned for this week.

    The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of 'Obamacare' is on the brink after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, shelved votes planned for this week.

  • Mom’s tweets about health care go viral

    Mom’s tweets about health care go viral

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:10:51 GMT

    A Middlesex County mother’s tweets about her young son’s heart surgeries and health care have gone viral.

    A Middlesex County mother’s tweets about her young son’s heart surgeries and health care have gone viral.

  • Gov. Christie not worried about government shutdown

    Gov. Christie not worried about government shutdown

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:20 AM EDT2017-06-27 12:20:01 GMT
    New Jersey Statehouse Sept. 15, 2016. CaptionNew Jersey Statehouse Sept. 15, 2016. Caption

    Gov. Chris Christie says he's not worried about the prospects of shutting down the government as a stalemate between the Republican and lawmakers over whether to overhaul the state's largest health insurer persists.

    Gov. Chris Christie says he's not worried about the prospects of shutting down the government as a stalemate between the Republican and lawmakers over whether to overhaul the state's largest health insurer persists.

  • Christie won't 'light' self on fire over GOP health proposal

    Christie won't 'light' self on fire over GOP health proposal

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-06-27 23:10:05 GMT

    Gov. Chris Christie says he's not going to Washington to "pour gasoline" on himself and "light" himself on fire to register his concern over the Senate GOP's health care overhaul bill.

    Gov. Chris Christie says he's not going to Washington to "pour gasoline" on himself and "light" himself on fire to register his concern over the Senate GOP's health care overhaul bill.

  • Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

    Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-06-27 16:16:51 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:56:16 GMT

    Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month.

    Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month.

  • Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

    Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

    Monday, June 26 2017 7:22 AM EDT2017-06-26 11:22:28 GMT
    Jun 26, 2017 06:26 PM2017-06-26 22:26:00 GMT

    Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week.

    Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week.

  • Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

    Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 6:10 AM EDT2017-06-27 10:10:13 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 6:12 AM EDT2017-06-27 10:12:42 GMT

    The Supreme Court's ruling to allow President Donald Trump's travel ban go forward in part leaves more questions than it answers.

    The Supreme Court's ruling to allow President Donald Trump's travel ban go forward in part leaves more questions than it answers.

  • Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

    Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-06-26 14:12:07 GMT
    Monday, June 26 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-06-26 22:26:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) FILE - This Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) FILE - This Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington.

    The action Monday is a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.

    The action Monday is a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.

  • Some NJ residents concerned about GOP health care plan

    Some NJ residents concerned about GOP health care plan

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-06-23 14:12:46 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-06-23 22:22:16 GMT

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

  • 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.

  • News

    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

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    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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