Power and Politics - Full Show for July 14

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For the second time in less than two years, the president has nominated a conservative justice to the Supreme Court. Political reporter Katie Kyros talks about how Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation could affect the court with Professor Carlos Gonzalez, Professor of Law at Rutgers University.

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The Army Corps of Engineers introduced a handful of possible plans to help prevent the kind of storm surge and damage Superstorm Sandy caused the region in 2012. One of those proposals is a 5-mile sea barrier from Sandy Hook to Queens. Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, talks about why environmentalists say this could negatively impact the New Jersey coast.

Sen. Bob Menendez is running for re-election, but he's up against a crowded field of candidates. Green Party candidate Madelyn Hoffman makes her case for why New Jerseyans should vote for her in November.

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  • Aftermath of bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy

    Aftermath of bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy

    A general view of the Morandi bridge which collapsed on August 14, 2018 in Genoa, Italy.A general view of the Morandi bridge which collapsed on August 14, 2018 in Genoa, Italy.
    A general view of the Morandi bridge which collapsed on August 14, 2018 in Genoa, Italy.A general view of the Morandi bridge which collapsed on August 14, 2018 in Genoa, Italy.

    A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble.

    A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble.

  • Photos: Flooding around New Jersey

    Photos: Flooding around New Jersey

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    Over 100 evacuated following flooding in Brick TownshipOver 100 evacuated following flooding in Brick Township

    Pictures of flooding around New Jersey

    Pictures of flooding around New Jersey

  • Guide: Where to find food trucks in New Jersey

    Guide: Where to find food trucks in New Jersey

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    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them in New Jersey.

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them in New Jersey.

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