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  • Ex-official who admitted taking bribes now working for state

    Ex-official who admitted taking bribes now working for state

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-09-19 01:02:18 GMT
    New Jersey State HouseNew Jersey State House
    New Jersey State HouseNew Jersey State House

    A former New Jersey municipal official who admitted taking bribes from undercover FBI agents more than a decade ago is now working for the state.

    A former New Jersey municipal official who admitted taking bribes from undercover FBI agents more than a decade ago is now working for the state.

  • President Trump falsely says Democrats inflated Puerto Rico death toll

    President Trump falsely says Democrats inflated Puerto Rico death toll

    Thursday, September 13 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-09-13 21:11:57 GMT

    President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected the official conclusion that nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico from last year's Hurricane Maria, arguing without evidence that the number was wrong and calling it a plot by Democrats to make him "look as bad as possible."

    President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected the official conclusion that nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico from last year's Hurricane Maria, arguing without evidence that the number was wrong and calling it a plot by Democrats to make him "look as bad as possible."

  • New vote-by-mail law raises concerns over confusion

    New vote-by-mail law raises concerns over confusion

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-09-12 23:34:55 GMT
    New vote-by-mail law raises concerns over confusionNew vote-by-mail law raises concerns over confusion
    New vote-by-mail law raises concerns over confusionNew vote-by-mail law raises concerns over confusion

    New Jersey's vote-by-mail system is changing under a new law enacted last month that some lawmakers and county officials are warning could spark confusion.

    New Jersey's vote-by-mail system is changing under a new law enacted last month that some lawmakers and county officials are warning could spark confusion.

  • Christie denies accounts in Woodward’s Trump book

    Christie denies accounts in Woodward’s Trump book

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-09-11 23:03:13 GMT
    Christie denies accounts in Woodward’s Trump bookChristie denies accounts in Woodward’s Trump book
    Christie denies accounts in Woodward’s Trump bookChristie denies accounts in Woodward’s Trump book

    Former Gov. Chris Christie is on the attack against journalist Bob Woodward and his new book “Fear: Trump in the White House.”

    Former Gov. Chris Christie is on the attack against journalist Bob Woodward and his new book “Fear: Trump in the White House.”

  • Booker wants Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings halted

    Booker wants Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings halted

    Monday, September 10 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-09-10 22:20:41 GMT
    Booker wants Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings haltedBooker wants Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings halted
    Booker wants Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings haltedBooker wants Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings halted

    Sen. Cory Booker is calling for the ethics hearings surrounding Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh to be halted.

    Sen. Cory Booker is calling for the ethics hearings surrounding Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh to be halted.

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    President Trump takes shot at NFL ratings in tweet

    President Trump takes shot at NFL ratings in tweet

    Monday, September 10 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-09-10 10:20:33 GMT
    President Trump takes shot at NFL ratings in tweetPresident Trump takes shot at NFL ratings in tweet
    President Trump takes shot at NFL ratings in tweetPresident Trump takes shot at NFL ratings in tweet

    President Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday morning, taking digs at the NFL.

    President Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday morning, taking digs at the NFL.

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    Booker willing to get expelled from Senate after releasing Kavanaugh documents

    Booker willing to get expelled from Senate after releasing Kavanaugh documents

    Thursday, September 6 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-09-06 21:44:21 GMT
    Booker willing to get expelled from Senate after releasing Kavanaugh documentsBooker willing to get expelled from Senate after releasing Kavanaugh documents

    U.S. Sen. Cory Booker says that he is willing to be expelled from the Senate after releasing emails deemed "committee confidential” related to U.S. Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

    U.S. Sen. Cory Booker says that he is willing to be expelled from the Senate after releasing emails deemed "committee confidential” related to U.S. Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

  • Biden stumps for congressional candidate in New Jersey

    Biden stumps for congressional candidate in New Jersey

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 8:31 PM EDT2018-09-06 00:31:45 GMT
    Biden comes to New Jersey to stump for congressional candidateBiden comes to New Jersey to stump for congressional candidate

    Former Vice President Joe Biden came to Essex County Wednesday to rally for the Democratic candidate for the state’s 11th District.

    Former Vice President Joe Biden came to Essex County Wednesday to rally for the Democratic candidate for the state’s 11th District.

  • Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

    Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-09-04 23:43:59 GMT

    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared fervently at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday the court "must never, never be viewed as a partisan institution."

    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared fervently at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday the court "must never, never be viewed as a partisan institution."

  • Federal judge denies states' request to end DACA

    Federal judge denies states' request to end DACA

    Friday, August 31 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-08-31 23:33:01 GMT
    Federal judge denies states' request to end DACAFederal judge denies states' request to end DACA

    A federal judge on Friday declined to order that the U.S. government halt an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation.

    A federal judge on Friday declined to order that the U.S. government halt an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation.

  • Billboard calling Trump 'idiot' removed from Union County town

    Billboard calling Trump 'idiot' removed from Union County town

    Friday, August 31 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-08-31 21:59:31 GMT
    Billboard calling Trump 'idiot' removed from Union County townBillboard calling Trump 'idiot' removed from Union County town

    A billboard referring to President Donald Trump as "Our Leader The Idiot" has been removed after causing controversy in a Union County town.

    A billboard referring to President Donald Trump as "Our Leader The Idiot" has been removed after causing controversy in a Union County town.

  • President Trump accuses Google of biased searches, warns 'be careful'

    President Trump accuses Google of biased searches, warns 'be careful'

    Tuesday, August 28 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-08-28 22:25:28 GMT
    Trump accuses Google of biased searches, warns 'be careful'Trump accuses Google of biased searches, warns 'be careful'
    Trump accuses Google of biased searches, warns 'be careful'Trump accuses Google of biased searches, warns 'be careful'

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Google and other U.S. tech companies of rigging search results about him "so that almost all stories & news is BAD." He offered no evidence of bias.

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Google and other U.S. tech companies of rigging search results about him "so that almost all stories & news is BAD." He offered no evidence of bias.

  • Officials: Township has no control over anti-Trump billboard

    Officials: Township has no control over anti-Trump billboard

    Tuesday, August 28 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-08-28 21:14:34 GMT
    Activists erects anti-Trump billboard in Union TownshipActivists erects anti-Trump billboard in Union Township
    Activists erects anti-Trump billboard in Union TownshipActivists erects anti-Trump billboard in Union Township

    Union Township officials say that they have no control and no authority over an anti-President Trump billboard that is up in the town.

    Union Township officials say that they have no control and no authority over an anti-President Trump billboard that is up in the town.

  • Gov. Murphy says new Trump rule on SALT hurts New Jersey

    Gov. Murphy says new Trump rule on SALT hurts New Jersey

    Friday, August 24 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-08-24 22:17:45 GMT
    Gov. Murphy says new Trump rule on SALT hurts New JerseyGov. Murphy says new Trump rule on SALT hurts New Jersey

    Gov. Phil Murphy says the Trump administration is punishing New Jersey for enacting a law to avoid a new cap on widely popular state and local tax deductions.

    Gov. Phil Murphy says the Trump administration is punishing New Jersey for enacting a law to avoid a new cap on widely popular state and local tax deductions.

  • New Jersey officials decry US Treasury’s new federal tax rules

    New Jersey officials decry US Treasury’s new federal tax rules

    Thursday, August 23 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-08-24 03:10:24 GMT
    New Jersey officials decry US Treasury’s new federal tax rulesNew Jersey officials decry US Treasury’s new federal tax rules

    New Jersey officials are decrying new rules from the Trump administration that aim to block high-tax states from getting around a cap on state and local deductions.

    New Jersey officials are decrying new rules from the Trump administration that aim to block high-tax states from getting around a cap on state and local deductions.

  • Activist erects anti-Trump billboard in Union Township

    Activist erects anti-Trump billboard in Union Township

    Wednesday, August 22 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-08-22 23:58:21 GMT
    Activists erects anti-Trump billboard in Union TownshipActivists erects anti-Trump billboard in Union Township

    An activist from the Bronx used his own money to buy an anti-President Donald Trump billboard to post in New Jersey.

    An activist from the Bronx used his own money to buy an anti-President Donald Trump billboard to post in New Jersey.

  • Trump, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire

    Trump, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire

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

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

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

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

    Trump opponents: Not much to celebrate in first 100 days

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

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

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

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

    Bedminster officials prepare for possible Trump visits

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

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

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

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

    GOP NJ gubernatorial candidates attack each other’s tax plans

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

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

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

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

    NJ judge seeks halt to immigration arrests at state courthouses

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

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

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

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    Unsealed Bridgegate document shows juror sought dismissal

    Unsealed Bridgegate document shows juror sought dismissal

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

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

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

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

    Rep. Lance holds town hall event in Morris County

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

    NJ governor candidates to debate at Stockton in May

    Vote New JerseyVote New Jersey

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

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

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    New survey ranks Christie as America’s most unpopular governor

    Survey: Christie ranked America's most unpopular governor

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

    Gov. Chris Christie to join White House opioid addiction effort

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

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

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

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