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  • Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

    Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:17 PM EST2017-11-21 02:17:34 GMT
    (FILE) President Donald Trump speaks to the National Association of Manufactures at the Mandarin Oriental hotel, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in Washington.(FILE) President Donald Trump speaks to the National Association of Manufactures at the Mandarin Oriental hotel, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in Washington.

    A federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

    A federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

  • Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas

    Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:52 AM EST2017-11-20 15:52:04 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 8:41 PM EST2017-11-21 01:41:35 GMT

    President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas.

    President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas.

  • US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

    US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

    Monday, November 20 2017 12:26 PM EST2017-11-20 17:26:21 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 6:58 PM EST2017-11-20 23:58:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform during an event at the Harrisburg International Airport, Wednesday Oct. 11, 2017, in Middletown, Pa.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon) President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform during an event at the Harrisburg International Airport, Wednesday Oct. 11, 2017, in Middletown, Pa.

    President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions.

    President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions.

  • Gov.-elect Phil Murphy calls for $15 minimum wage

    Gov.-elect Phil Murphy calls for $15 minimum wage

    Monday, November 20 2017 6:13 PM EST2017-11-20 23:13:57 GMT
    Gov.-elect Phil Murphy calls for $15 minimum wageGov.-elect Phil Murphy calls for $15 minimum wage

    Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says New Jersey's minimum wage should be raised to $15 an hour.

    Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says New Jersey's minimum wage should be raised to $15 an hour.

  • GOP closer to big win with House tax vote; Senate unclear

    GOP closer to big win with House tax vote; Senate unclear

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:10 PM EST2017-11-18 00:10:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, leads applause for House Ways and Means Chair Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, during a news conference following a vote on tax reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, leads applause for House Ways and Means Chair Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, during a news conference following a vote on tax reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.

    The House passage of the bill Thursday on a mostly party-line 227-205 vote also brought nearer the biggest revamp of the U.S. tax system in three decades.

    The House passage of the bill Thursday on a mostly party-line 227-205 vote also brought nearer the biggest revamp of the U.S. tax system in three decades.

  • Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says NJ set for 'comeback' on his watch

    Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says NJ set for 'comeback' on his watch

    Thursday, November 16 2017 10:27 PM EST2017-11-17 03:27:50 GMT
    Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says NJ set for 'comeback' on his watchGov.-elect Phil Murphy says NJ set for 'comeback' on his watch

    New Jersey Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says the state is poised to be home to the "comeback story" of the nation.

    New Jersey Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says the state is poised to be home to the "comeback story" of the nation.

  • Kellyanne Conway comes to New Jersey to push GOP tax plan

    Kellyanne Conway comes to New Jersey to push GOP tax plan

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:57 PM EST2017-11-15 00:57:02 GMT
    Kellyanne Conway comes to New Jersey to push GOP tax planKellyanne Conway comes to New Jersey to push GOP tax plan

    President Donald Trump's adviser and New Jersey native Kellyanne Conway came to the state to promote the GOP's proposed tax overhaul.

    President Donald Trump's adviser and New Jersey native Kellyanne Conway came to the state to promote the GOP's proposed tax overhaul.

  • NJ congressional delegates concerned about GOP tax plan

    NJ congressional delegates concerned about GOP tax plan

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:45 PM EST2017-11-15 01:45:29 GMT
    NJ Congressional delegates concerned about GOP tax planNJ Congressional delegates concerned about GOP tax plan

    New Jersey is one of the few states where even some Republican members of Congress are opposing or expressing concerns about the GOP tax reform plan.

    New Jersey is one of the few states where even some Republican members of Congress are opposing or expressing concerns about the GOP tax reform plan.

  • Trump Jr.'s WikiLeaks exchange adds intrigue to Russia probe

    Trump Jr.'s WikiLeaks exchange adds intrigue to Russia probe

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:24 AM EST2017-11-14 11:24:19 GMT
    Tuesday, November 14 2017 5:08 PM EST2017-11-14 22:08:07 GMT
    (Donald Trump Jr.’s Twitter account via AP) This image of Donald Trump Jr.’s Twitter account shows a series of direct messages he received from the Twitter account behind the WikiLeaks website, including his responses to the communications, which he poste(Donald Trump Jr.’s Twitter account via AP) This image of Donald Trump Jr.’s Twitter account shows a series of direct messages he received from the Twitter account behind the WikiLeaks website, including his responses to the communications, which he poste

    President Donald Trump's oldest son released a series of direct messages Monday that he received from the Twitter account behind the WikiLeaks website.

    President Donald Trump's oldest son released a series of direct messages Monday that he received from the Twitter account behind the WikiLeaks website.

  • Gov.-elect Murphy names chief of staff, top counsel

    Gov.-elect Murphy names chief of staff, top counsel

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 1:39 PM EST2017-11-14 18:39:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy speaks to supporters during his election night victory party at the Asbury Park Convention Hall, in Asbury Park, N.J.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy speaks to supporters during his election night victory party at the Asbury Park Convention Hall, in Asbury Park, N.J.

    New Jersey Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has named his top advisers.

    New Jersey Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has named his top advisers.

  • Sessions open to idea of Clinton Foundation special counsel

    Sessions open to idea of Clinton Foundation special counsel

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 9:46 AM EST2017-11-14 14:46:16 GMT
    Tuesday, November 14 2017 9:48 AM EST2017-11-14 14:48:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) In this April 6, 2017, photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit at Lincoln Center in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) In this April 6, 2017, photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit at Lincoln Center in New York.

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and a uranium deal during the Obama administration.

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and a uranium deal during the Obama administration.

  • Middlesex County Democrat Craig Coughlin elected Assembly speaker

    Middlesex County Democrat Craig Coughlin elected Assembly speaker

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:41 PM EST2017-11-14 00:41:22 GMT
    Middlesex County Democrat Craig Coughlin elected Assembly speakerMiddlesex County Democrat Craig Coughlin elected Assembly speaker

    The New Jersey Democratic majority on Monday selected Assemblyman Craig Coughlin as the new speaker.

    The New Jersey Democratic majority on Monday selected Assemblyman Craig Coughlin as the new speaker.

  • NJ Democrats and Republicans hold opposing events on tax reform

    NJ Democrats and Republicans hold opposing events on tax reform

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:06 AM EST2017-11-13 13:06:39 GMT
    (News 12 New Jersey) Ivanka Trump appears at a discussion of the Republican tax reform plan in New Jersey, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.(News 12 New Jersey) Ivanka Trump appears at a discussion of the Republican tax reform plan in New Jersey, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.

    As representatives from the Trump administration came to New Jersey to tout a GOP tax reform plan, New Jersey Democrats held an event saying that the plan is bad for the state.

    As representatives from the Trump administration came to New Jersey to tout a GOP tax reform plan, New Jersey Democrats held an event saying that the plan is bad for the state.

  • Trump names former drug exec as new health secretary

    Trump names former drug exec as new health secretary

    Monday, November 13 2017 10:37 AM EST2017-11-13 15:37:07 GMT
    Monday, November 13 2017 12:12 PM EST2017-11-13 17:12:34 GMT
    Alex AzarAlex Azar

     President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive be his health and human services secretary.

     President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive be his health and human services secretary.

  • Experts: Murphy should reach out to former governors for advice

    Experts: Murphy should reach out to former governors for advice

    Friday, November 10 2017 8:28 PM EST2017-11-11 01:28:01 GMT
    Experts: Murphy should reach out to former governors for adviceExperts: Murphy should reach out to former governors for advice

    Gov.-elect Phil Murphy is just starting his transition into office and political experts say that he should reach out to New Jersey’s former governors for advice.

    Gov.-elect Phil Murphy is just starting his transition into office and political experts say that he should reach out to New Jersey’s former governors for advice.

  • Governor-elect Murphy meets with Gov. Christie

    Governor-elect Murphy meets with Gov. Christie

    Friday, November 10 2017 6:23 AM EST2017-11-10 11:23:49 GMT
    Governor-elect Murphy meets with Gov. ChristieGovernor-elect Murphy meets with Gov. Christie

    Governor-elect Phil Murphy had his first sit-down meeting with Gov. Chris Christie since Murphy was elected to office.

    Governor-elect Phil Murphy had his first sit-down meeting with Gov. Chris Christie since Murphy was elected to office.

  • Westfield voters elect first female mayor

    Westfield voters elect first female mayor

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:01 PM EST2017-11-10 03:01:13 GMT
    Westfield voters elect first female mayorWestfield voters elect first female mayor

    Westfield voters made history Tuesday when they elected the town’s first female mayor.

    Westfield voters made history Tuesday when they elected the town’s first female mayor.

  • Trump voter fraud commission faces lawsuit from member

    Trump voter fraud commission faces lawsuit from member

    Thursday, November 9 2017 12:40 PM EST2017-11-09 17:40:22 GMT
    Thursday, November 9 2017 12:48 PM EST2017-11-09 17:48:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, holds a stack of papers as he meets with then President-elect Donald Trump in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, holds a stack of papers as he meets with then President-elect Donald Trump in Bedminster, N.J.

    A member of President Donald Trump's commission on voter fraud sued in federal court on Thursday, alleging that the commission is violating federal law.

    A member of President Donald Trump's commission on voter fraud sued in federal court on Thursday, alleging that the commission is violating federal law.

  • Governor-elect picks Corzine adviser to head transition

    Governor-elect picks Corzine adviser to head transition

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:53 AM EST2017-11-09 11:53:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) New Jersey gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy reacts as balloons drop during his election night victory party at the Asbury Park Convention Hall, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Asbury Park, N.J.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez) New Jersey gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy reacts as balloons drop during his election night victory party at the Asbury Park Convention Hall, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Asbury Park, N.J.

    Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has named healthcare executive Jose Lozano as his executive director.

    Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has named healthcare executive Jose Lozano as his executive director.

  • 93-year-old World War II vet elected mayor of Tinton Falls

    93-year-old World War II vet elected mayor of Tinton Falls

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:20 AM EST2017-11-08 12:20:45 GMT
    (Jim Murdoch/News 12 New Jersey) Vito Perillo on Tuesday defeated Tinton Falls Mayor Gerald Turning in the nonpartisan municipal race.(Jim Murdoch/News 12 New Jersey) Vito Perillo on Tuesday defeated Tinton Falls Mayor Gerald Turning in the nonpartisan municipal race.

    A 93-year-old World War II veteran upset an incumbent Monmouth County mayor who was seeking a second term.

    A 93-year-old World War II veteran upset an incumbent Monmouth County mayor who was seeking a second term.

  • NJ politician who posted Confederate flag picture re-elected

    NJ politician who posted Confederate flag picture re-elected

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:52 PM EST2017-11-08 23:52:39 GMT
    Republican Assemblyman Parker Space wins reelection.Republican Assemblyman Parker Space wins reelection.

    A Sussex County lawmaker who was heavily criticized for sharing a picture of himself standing by a Confederate flag at a Hank Williams Jr. concert has won re-election.

    A Sussex County lawmaker who was heavily criticized for sharing a picture of himself standing by a Confederate flag at a Hank Williams Jr. concert has won re-election.

  • New Jersey politician who joked about women's march defeated

    New Jersey politician who joked about women's march defeated

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 4:21 PM EST2017-11-08 21:21:35 GMT
    Atlantic County Freeholder John Carman.Atlantic County Freeholder John Carman.

    A New Jersey politician who shared a meme on Facebook during January's Women's March in Washington asking whether the protest would be "over in time for them to cook dinner" is eating his words.

    A New Jersey politician who shared a meme on Facebook during January's Women's March in Washington asking whether the protest would be "over in time for them to cook dinner" is eating his words.

  • Ravi Bhalla wins Hoboken mayoral race

    Ravi Bhalla wins Hoboken mayoral race

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 4:07 PM EST2017-11-08 21:07:36 GMT
    Ravi Bhalla wins Hoboken mayoral raceRavi Bhalla wins Hoboken mayoral race

    Ravi Bhalla has won the race to replace Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer.

    Ravi Bhalla has won the race to replace Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer.

  • Murphy to replace Christie as New Jersey’s governor

    Murphy to replace Christie as New Jersey’s governor

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 5:32 AM EST2017-11-07 10:32:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) New Jersey gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy, right, and Lt. Gov. nominee Sheila Oliver wave to supporters as balloons drop during their election night victory party at the Asbury Park Convention Hall, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Asb(AP Photo/Julio Cortez) New Jersey gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy, right, and Lt. Gov. nominee Sheila Oliver wave to supporters as balloons drop during their election night victory party at the Asbury Park Convention Hall, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Asb

    Democrat Phil Murphy defeated Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno to succeed term-limited Gov. Chris Christie.

    Democrat Phil Murphy defeated Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno to succeed term-limited Gov. Chris Christie.

  • New Jerseyans vote ‘yes’ on 2 public questions

    New Jerseyans vote ‘yes’ on 2 public questions

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:38 PM EST2017-11-08 17:38:23 GMT
    New Jersey to decide 2 public questions on Election DayNew Jersey to decide 2 public questions on Election Day

    New Jersey voters said “yes” on Election Day to two public questions posed on their ballots.

    New Jersey voters said “yes” on Election Day to two public questions posed on their ballots.

  • US takes steps to make it harder for Americans to visit Cuba

    US takes steps to make it harder for Americans to visit Cuba

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:26 PM EST2017-11-08 17:26:26 GMT
    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:33 PM EST2017-11-08 17:33:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File) FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, a man takes a photo of a cruise ship in Havana harbor, Cuba.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File) FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, a man takes a photo of a cruise ship in Havana harbor, Cuba.

    The Trump administration is imposing travel and commerce restrictions on Cuba that will make it harder for Americans to visit the island nation.

    The Trump administration is imposing travel and commerce restrictions on Cuba that will make it harder for Americans to visit the island nation.

  • GOP tax bill would kill deduction for student loan interest

    GOP tax bill would kill deduction for student loan interest

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:41 AM EST2017-11-08 14:41:09 GMT
    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:45 AM EST2017-11-08 14:45:29 GMT

    Millions of Americans would lose the ability to deduct up to $2,500 in student loan interest under the Republican tax bill.

    Millions of Americans would lose the ability to deduct up to $2,500 in student loan interest under the Republican tax bill.

  • Republican Atlantic City mayor concedes defeat

    Republican Atlantic City mayor concedes defeat

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 10:41 PM EST2017-11-08 03:41:13 GMT
    Republican Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian concedes defeatRepublican Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian concedes defeat

    Republican Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian has conceded defeat in his re-election effort.

    Republican Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian has conceded defeat in his re-election effort.

  • No major voting issues reported in New Jersey

    No major voting issues reported in New Jersey

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 8:59 PM EST2017-11-08 01:59:15 GMT
    No major voting issues reported in New JerseyNo major voting issues reported in New Jersey

    Election Day seems to be running smoothly in New Jersey.

    Election Day seems to be running smoothly in New Jersey.

  • Christie gets into it with voter, calls it 'joy' of service

    Christie gets into it with voter, calls it 'joy' of service

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 6:13 PM EST2017-11-07 23:13:39 GMT
    Gov. Christie gets into it with voter, calls it 'joy' of serviceGov. Christie gets into it with voter, calls it 'joy' of service

    Gov. Chris Christie's tell-it-like-it-is style wore on the nerves of many in New Jersey, but he made sure to give it to at least one more voter in his final Election Day before leaving office.

    Gov. Chris Christie's tell-it-like-it-is style wore on the nerves of many in New Jersey, but he made sure to give it to at least one more voter in his final Election Day before leaving office.

  • Former mayor declares war on public campaign signs

    Former mayor declares war on public campaign signs

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 4:19 PM EST2017-11-07 21:19:51 GMT
    Former mayor declares war on public campaign signsFormer mayor declares war on public campaign signs

    A former mayor has made it his pledge to remove illegally posted campaign signs from his city.

    A former mayor has made it his pledge to remove illegally posted campaign signs from his city.

  • New Jersey to decide 2 public questions on Election Day

    New Jersey to decide 2 public questions on Election Day

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 1:32 PM EST2017-11-07 18:32:17 GMT
    New Jersey to decide 2 public questions on Election DayNew Jersey to decide 2 public questions on Election Day

    New Jersey voters will have to decide on two public questions this Election Day.

    New Jersey voters will have to decide on two public questions this Election Day.

  • Trump says tougher gun laws not answer after Texas shooting

    Trump says tougher gun laws not answer after Texas shooting

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 6:31 AM EST2017-11-07 11:31:54 GMT
    Tuesday, November 7 2017 9:45 AM EST2017-11-07 14:45:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump makes a statement about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at the White House in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump makes a statement about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at the White House in Washington.

    President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a Texas church, arguing that more restrictions might have led to more deaths.

    President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a Texas church, arguing that more restrictions might have led to more deaths.

  • Report: 35 percent of candidates running in NJ are women

    Report: 35 percent of candidates running in NJ are women

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 5:55 AM EST2017-11-07 10:55:52 GMT
    Report: 35 percent of candidates running in NJ are womenReport: 35 percent of candidates running in NJ are women

    New Jersey voters will have many women to choose from at the polls Tuesday.

    New Jersey voters will have many women to choose from at the polls Tuesday.

  • KIYC: Nearly 40 percent of NJ lawmakers were appointed to office

    KIYC: Nearly 40 percent of NJ lawmakers were appointed to office

    Monday, November 6 2017 8:19 PM EST2017-11-07 01:19:33 GMT
    KIYC: Nearly 40 percent of NJ lawmakers were appointed to officeKIYC: Nearly 40 percent of NJ lawmakers were appointed to office

    All 120 seats in the New Jersey legislature are up for grabs Tuesday and, as usual, most incumbents are overwhelmingly favored to win reelection

    All 120 seats in the New Jersey legislature are up for grabs Tuesday and, as usual, most incumbents are overwhelmingly favored to win reelection

  • Final day of campaigning in race to replace Gov. Christie

    Final day of campaigning in race to replace Gov. Christie

    Monday, November 6 2017 6:39 AM EST2017-11-06 11:39:23 GMT

    The candidates in the race to replace New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are gearing up for their final day of campaigning.

    The candidates in the race to replace New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are gearing up for their final day of campaigning.

  • Former Jersey City chief attorney challenges incumbent Fulop

    Former Jersey City chief attorney challenges incumbent Fulop

    Friday, November 3 2017 6:59 PM EDT2017-11-03 22:59:43 GMT
    Former Jersey City chief attorney challenges incumbent FulopFormer Jersey City chief attorney challenges incumbent Fulop

    A former Jersey City chief attorney is running against the city’s incumbent Mayor Steve Fulop this November.

    A former Jersey City chief attorney is running against the city’s incumbent Mayor Steve Fulop this November.

  • Atlantic City mayor alleges voter fraud scheme against him

    Atlantic City mayor alleges voter fraud scheme against him

    Friday, November 3 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-11-03 23:22:46 GMT
    (File photo) Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian alleges voter fraud scheme against him(File photo) Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian alleges voter fraud scheme against him

    Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian is alleging that dead people are voting against him via absentee ballot as part of a voter fraud scheme. 

    Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian is alleging that dead people are voting against him via absentee ballot as part of a voter fraud scheme. 

  • 6 candidates vie for spot as new mayor of Hoboken

    6 candidates vie for spot as new mayor of Hoboken

    Friday, November 3 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-11-03 21:21:20 GMT
    Six candidates vie for spot as new Hoboken mayor.Six candidates vie for spot as new Hoboken mayor.

    Six people are in the running to replace Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer in the city’s mayoral election.

    Six people are in the running to replace Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer in the city’s mayoral election.

  • Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy releases tax forms

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy releases tax forms

    Thursday, November 2 2017 8:35 PM EDT2017-11-03 00:35:16 GMT
    The latest on the New Jersey gubernatorial race.The latest on the New Jersey gubernatorial race.

    New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy’s campaign partially released his 2016 tax returns on Thursday, five days ahead of Tuesday's election.

    New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy’s campaign partially released his 2016 tax returns on Thursday, five days ahead of Tuesday's election.

  • Edison residents receive racist school board election ads

    Edison residents receive racist school board election ads

    Thursday, November 2 2017 9:53 AM EDT2017-11-02 13:53:06 GMT
    Authorities in Edison are investigating racist campaign mailers that attack two Asian school board candidates.Authorities in Edison are investigating racist campaign mailers that attack two Asian school board candidates.

    Authorities in Edison are investigating racist campaign mailers that attack two Asian school board candidates.

    Authorities in Edison are investigating racist campaign mailers that attack two Asian school board candidates.

  • GOP tax plan slashes corporate rate, cut for wealthy

    GOP tax plan slashes corporate rate, cut for wealthy

    Thursday, November 2 2017 11:30 AM EDT2017-11-02 15:30:36 GMT
    Thursday, November 2 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-11-02 17:30:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on tax policy with business leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on tax policy with business leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in Washington.

    House Republicans on Thursday unveiled a tax cut plan that slashes the corporate tax rate, lowers taxes for most Americans but limits a deduction for homeowners.

    House Republicans on Thursday unveiled a tax cut plan that slashes the corporate tax rate, lowers taxes for most Americans but limits a deduction for homeowners.

  • New Jersey's first lady ticketed in statewide crackdown

    New Jersey's first lady ticketed in statewide crackdown

    Thursday, November 2 2017 10:02 AM EDT2017-11-02 14:02:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) FILE- In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his wife Mary Pat Christie watch as President Donald Trump signs House Joint Resolution 41 in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) FILE- In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his wife Mary Pat Christie watch as President Donald Trump signs House Joint Resolution 41 in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington

    New Jersey's first lady got ticketed in a statewide distracted driving crackdown that was ordered by her husband's attorney general.

    New Jersey's first lady has been ticketed in a statewide distracted driving crackdown that was ordered by her husband's attorney general.

  • First Russia-Trump charges are special counsel warning shot

    First Russia-Trump charges are special counsel warning shot

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-10-31 11:00:39 GMT
    Tuesday, October 31 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-11-01 01:14:22 GMT
    Rick Gates, right, leaves federal court in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, and Manafort's business associate Gates pleaded not guilty to felony charges.Rick Gates, right, leaves federal court in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, and Manafort's business associate Gates pleaded not guilty to felony charges.

    President Donald Trump dismissed George Papadopoulos on Tuesday as a "liar" and a mere campaign volunteer

    President Donald Trump dismissed George Papadopoulos on Tuesday as a "liar" and a mere campaign volunteer

  • Guadagno hits campaign trail; Murphy sits out 1 week before Election Day

    Guadagno hits campaign trail; Murphy sits out 1 week before Election Day

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-11-01 00:42:31 GMT
    Guadagno hits campaign trail; Murphy sits out 1 week until Election DayGuadagno hits campaign trail; Murphy sits out 1 week until Election Day

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno was hitting the campaign trail Tuesday, with only seven days left until Election Day. Democratic candidate Phil Murphy held no press events.

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno was hitting the campaign trail Tuesday, with only seven days left until Election Day. Democratic candidate Phil Murphy held no press events.

  • Trump: Aide at center of Russia probe ‘proven to be a liar’

    Trump: Aide at center of Russia probe ‘proven to be a liar’

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-10-31 16:04:52 GMT
    Tuesday, October 31 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-10-31 19:46:47 GMT
    (Donald Trump's Twitter account via AP) In this photo from President Donald Trump's Twitter account, George Papadopoulos, third from left, sits at a table with then-candidate Trump and others at what is labeled at a national security meeting in Washington(Donald Trump's Twitter account via AP) In this photo from President Donald Trump's Twitter account, George Papadopoulos, third from left, sits at a table with then-candidate Trump and others at what is labeled at a national security meeting in Washington

    President Donald Trump says that a former campaign aide thrust into the center of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe "has already proven to be a liar."

    President Donald Trump says that a former campaign aide thrust into the center of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe "has already proven to be a liar."

  • US court bars Trump from reversing transgender troops policy

    US court bars Trump from reversing transgender troops policy

    Monday, October 30 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-10-30 19:39:33 GMT
    US court bars Trump from reversing transgender troops policyUS court bars Trump from reversing transgender troops policy

     A federal judge in Washington on Monday barred President Donald Trump's administration from excluding transgender people from military service.

     A federal judge in Washington on Monday barred President Donald Trump's administration from excluding transgender people from military service.

  • Murphy gets support from Gold Star family; Guadagno focuses on immigration

    Murphy gets support from Gold Star family; Guadagno focuses on immigration

    Thursday, October 26 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-10-27 00:21:52 GMT
    Murphy gets support from Gold Star family; Guadagno focuses on immigrationMurphy gets support from Gold Star family; Guadagno focuses on immigration

    New Jersey’s top gubernatorial candidates were back on the campaign trail Thursday, with one picking up another endorsement and the other doubling down on ways to protect residents.

    New Jersey’s top gubernatorial candidates were back on the campaign trail Thursday, with one picking up another endorsement and the other doubling down on ways to protect residents.

  • House backs $4T budget, faces challenges on Trump tax plan

    House backs $4T budget, faces challenges on Trump tax plan

    Thursday, October 26 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-10-26 20:23:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to the National Association of Manufactures at the Mandarin Oriental hotel, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to the National Association of Manufactures at the Mandarin Oriental hotel, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in Washington.

    Republicans powered a $4 trillion budget through the House on Thursday by a razor-thin margin.

    Republicans powered a $4 trillion budget through the House on Thursday by a razor-thin margin.

  • Guadagno says making NJ sanctuary state dangerous, illegal

    Guadagno says making NJ sanctuary state dangerous, illegal

    Thursday, October 26 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-10-26 17:06:51 GMT
    (News 12 New Jersey) Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno doubles down on her stance against Phil Murphy's support of making New Jersey a sanctuary state, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, in Middlesex County.(News 12 New Jersey) Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno doubles down on her stance against Phil Murphy's support of making New Jersey a sanctuary state, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, in Middlesex County.

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno doubled down Thursday on her stance against Phil Murphy's support of making New Jersey a sanctuary state.

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno doubled down Thursday on her stance against Phil Murphy's support of making New Jersey a sanctuary state.

  • Trump likens Obama-era uranium deal to Watergate

    Trump likens Obama-era uranium deal to Watergate

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-10-26 00:06:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump makes a statement about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at the White House in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump makes a statement about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at the White House in Washington.

    President Donald Trump is claiming that an Obama era uranium deal with Russia is a scandal on par with Watergate.

    President Donald Trump is claiming that an Obama era uranium deal with Russia is a scandal on par with Watergate.

  • Trump administration sides with NFL in sports betting case

    Trump administration sides with NFL in sports betting case

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 8:41 AM EDT2017-10-25 12:41:31 GMT

    The Trump administration is siding with professional sports leagues in their opposition to allowing NJ to offer sports betting at its casinos and racetracks.

    The Trump administration is siding with professional sports leagues in their opposition to allowing NJ to offer sports betting at its casinos and racetracks.

  • Senate GOP votes to repeal consumer rule

    Senate GOP votes to repeal consumer rule

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 5:25 AM EDT2017-10-25 09:25:24 GMT
    Wednesday, October 25 2017 7:44 AM EDT2017-10-25 11:44:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Vice President Mike Pence speaks on tax reform at the American Enterprise Institute, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Vice President Mike Pence speaks on tax reform at the American Enterprise Institute, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, in Washington.

    The Senate has voted narrowly to repeal a banking rule that would let consumers band together to sue their bank or credit card company to resolve financial disputes.

    The Senate has voted narrowly to repeal a banking rule that would let consumers band together to sue their bank or credit card company to resolve financial disputes.

  • Trump's refugee ban ends, new screening rules coming

    Trump's refugee ban ends, new screening rules coming

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-10-24 19:36:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump makes a statement about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at the White House in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump makes a statement about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at the White House in Washington.

    President Donald Trump's four-month worldwide ban on refugees ended Tuesday, officials said, as his administration prepared to unveil tougher new screening procedures.

    President Donald Trump's four-month worldwide ban on refugees ended Tuesday, officials said, as his administration prepared to unveil tougher new screening procedures.

  • 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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