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9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Fulop touts benefits of light rail system to Congress

Mayor Steve Fulop gives the keynote speech during the Hudson County Drug Court 12th Graduation and Commencement at the William J. Brennan Courthouse rotunda on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Hill

Foreign Relations Committee approves disability treaty

The committee approved the treaty on a 12-6 vote. All Democrats approved along with Republican Sens. John McCain and John Barrasso .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Foreign Policy

Europe Treads Cautious Path in Confronting Russia

Despite calls for an arms embargo against Russia in light of the downing of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine last week that killed nearly 300 people, the European Union on Tuesday chose to stick with incremental measures to push Moscow to rein in Ukrainian separatists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Terrorism, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Dianne Feinstein, Carl Levin

The Hill

Key Senate Dems to Obama: Broaden Russian sanctions

Three Senate committee chairmen are urging President Obama to impose broad sanctions against Russia's defense, energy and financial firms in response to Russia's involvement in the downing of Flight MH17 last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Carl Levin, Dianne Feinstein

NJ.com

NJ Politics Roundup: Christie gun protest in Connecticut, Fulop allegations, and more

About 150 protesters - including several dozen from Newtown, Conn. site of the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School - gathered on a quiet street in Greenwich where New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was attending a fund raiser for Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley.

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The Jersey Journal

Ralph Froehlich, longest-serving sheriff in NJ history, was told in 1970s he'd never win...

Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich, who died Sunday, is seen at a 2013 press conference pleading with Congress to increase restrictions on guns.

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Cybercast News Service

2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the center of an immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.

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ABC News

2008 Law Unexpectedly at Center of Border Debate

Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the center of an immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Instapundit

Will Obama Heed Call Among Dems for 'Stronger, Stiffer Sanctions' Slapped Quickly on Putin?

A notable word was missing from President Obama's brief statement on Ukraine on the South Lawn of the White House Monday morning: sanctions.

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US News & World Report

Sanctions Give Obama Leverage in Iran Nuclear Talks

The United States and other world powers extended the deadline to reach a comprehensive final agreement with Iran over its controversial nuclear program to November 24, 2014.

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News12.com

NJ lawmakers speak at rally for Israel

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and Rep. Leonard Lance were among those who spoke Monday morning at a rally supporting Israel amid the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip.

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The Columbian

In Our View: Sound Bites vs. Solutions

The dichotomy should come as no surprise. Last week, a headline about a Gallup poll suggested that many Americans think immigration is the nation's most pressing problem.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Harry Reid, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Robert Menendez, Opinion

Cybercast News Service

Sen. Menendez Urges 'Far More Significant Response' to Russia

Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey, the Democratic Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he advocated stronger sanctions against Russia, even before a passenger jet was shot out of the sky over a Russian-backed area of Ukraine: "So, for me, I think that the West, including the United States, has to have a far more significant ... (more)

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CBS News

As world crises continue to erupt, how will Obama react?

President Obama answers questions after delivering a statement on the Malaysia Airlines crash over eastern Ukraine in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House July 18, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Asbury Park Press

Chris Christie hits Connecticut campaign trail

Gov. Chris Christie is back on the campaign circuit, this time in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

National Journal

White House Snubs Some Senior Lawmakers on Iran Negotiation Details

Some members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which has jurisdiction over matters of international nuclear energy, said they were not given any updates about the status of the nuclear negotiations with Iran, which were extended Friday to Nov. 24. "They don't consult us," said Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator James Risch, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ben Cardin, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Free Republic

Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 20 July 2014

FOX NEWS SUNDAY : Secretary of State John Kerry; Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; and Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

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The Times of Israel

US Senate unanimously backs Jerusalem on Gaza op

The US Senate unanimously approved a nonbinding resolution in support of Israel's right to defend itself against rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Lawmakers still questioning Afghanistan drawdown

This March 27, 2014, file photo shows Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., right, and ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., during a news conference on the Capitol in Washington.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Roll Call

Mark Kirk Says Obama Iran Policy is Path to Nuclear War

Sen. Mark S. Kirk said in a jarring video circulated late Friday that President Barack Obama's Iran policy is leading to nuclear war.

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