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8 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. Congress seen backing extension of Iran nuclear pact

The U.S. Congress will ultimately support an extension of an interim agreement of talks on Iran's nuclear program, lawmakers and congressional aides said, despite calls by Republicans and some Democrats to abandon negotiations and return to tough sanctions to deter Tehran from building a nuclear bomb.

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13 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Obama Nominates New U.S. Ambassador To Armenia

President Barack Obama has announced his decision to nominate another U.S. career diplomat as Washington's next ambassador to Armenia.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate

16 hrs ago | CNN

Menendez lawyer offers theories for prostitution story

If Cuban intelligence didn't do it, then Sen. Robert Menendez's legal team has a list of other theories about who was behind a prostitution smear that surfaced in 2012 as the powerful senator ran for re-election.

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19 hrs ago | NJ.com

N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie's tax rebate delay, Port Authority hearing, controversial tax break, and more

TRENTON - Under Gov. Chris Christie's new state budget, thousands of senior citizens, disabled residents, and low-income homeowners will have to wait another nine months to receive their homestead property tax rebates.

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23 hrs ago | The American Conservative

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Two new spy stories surfaced during the past week. One involved the United States' apparent recruitment of a German Bundesnachrichtendienst foreign intelligence officer and an ongoing investigation of a Bundeswehr official who might also have been turned, together resulting in the CIA Chief of Station in Berlin being declared persona non grata and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Angela Merkel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Times of Israel

Remaining Senate support for PA unity erodes in face of rockets

As senators submitted a bipartisan resolution in support of Israel's right to defend its citizens in the face of rocket attacks, a key Democratic senator hosted Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer and Defense AttachA© Major General Yaacob Ayish Thursday for a briefing on the ongoing IDF operations against terror targets in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, US Governors, Tim Kaine, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hamas (Palestine)

The Weekly Standard

Senate Resolution in Support of Israel

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Senator Chuck Schumer

Politico

Menendez: 'Germans are so upset'

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez on Thursday said German citizens "are so upset" about the latest two cases of alleged U.S. spying on the European country.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Angela Merkel

Cybercast News Service

CNSNews

A senior State Department official took flak from skeptical senators Wednesday after saying that so-called "sectoral" sanctions against Russia - measures targeting specific sectors of its economy - could be imposed "very soon" over its actions in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Vladimir Putin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez

Philly.com

Holtec a tech firm with ambitions to grow

Camden's potential role in Holtec International Inc.'s future is part of a larger plan by the company to accelerate its already rapid growth of recent years.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Philly.com

Newfield residents decry EPA plan for Superfund site

A plan to clean and cap a Superfund site in the small Gloucester County borough of Newfield falls short of a true solution, several residents who have long coexisted with the toxic area told federal officials Wednesday.

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NJ.com

NJ Politics Roundup: 2016 poll, Christie gun veto reaction, Port Authority report, and more

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie tied for second among possible Republican candidates for president in 2016 in a new national poll - and he trailed Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton by 9 percentage points in a head-to-head matchup.

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The Raw Story

Rachel Maddow blisters Tucker Carlson's 'Daily Caller' for Cuban hooker story

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow argued on Tuesday that the efforts of Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller to push a story linking Sen. Robert Menendez to Dominican prostitutes is the latest example of conservative media creating its own echo chamber divorced from actual news gathering.

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Related Topix: MSNBC, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, David Vitter, Republican

Roll Call

Senate Panel Leaders Brutalize Administration on Russia: "I'm Embarrassed for Us"

Menendez and Corker listen to testimony from Secretary of State John Kerry during an April Senate Foreign Relations hearing about the fiscal 2015 international affairs budget proposal.

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Daily Mail

Senator Robert Menendez claims underage prostitute allegations were ...

Brazil's darkest hour: National mourning, riots in the streets and even fans turning on themselves as World Cup hosts face up to utter humiliation of 7-1 defeat at hands of Germany Prostitute 'injected married Google exec with a lethal dose of heroin on board his yacht before coldly stepping over his dying body to finish her glass of wine' Visitor ... (more)

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TheAlternativePress.com

Six Montclair Youths Attend American Legion Jersey Boys State

Six distinguished students from Montclair attended a nationally acclaimed leadership and government expedition called American Legion Jersey Boys State .

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Related Topix: Montclair, NJ, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Leonard Lance, Republican

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNN

's Gut Check for July 8, 2014

The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday that their Site Selection Committee has picked Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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Related Topix: US News, Reince Priebus, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Cuyahoga County, OH, Robert Menendez, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat

CNN

Menendez blames prostitutes story on Cuban plot

Sen. Robert Menendez, who has been dogged by a federal corruption probe, suggests he was the target of a Cuban intelligence smear plot over allegations -- which the FBI has discounted -- that he had sex with underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Raul Castro

ABC News

Don't Look for Congress to Rubber Stamp Obama's $3.7B Border Request

There's no shortage of criticism on Capitol Hill over how President Obama has handled the escalating humanitarian crisis at the border, but don't look for Congress to simply rubber stamp his $3.7 billion emergency spending request.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Robert Menendez, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Senator seeks probe of alleged Cuban plot to smear him

Sen. Robert Menendez is asking the Justice Department to pursue evidence obtained by U.S. investigators that the Cuban government concocted an elaborate plot to smear him with allegations that he cavorted with underage prostitutes, according to people familiar with the discussions.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

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