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2 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Christie in Parsippany to sign executive order

Christie in Parsippany to sign executive order On Friday, August 1st, 2014 in New Jersey state politics ... Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1rVLN6U Gov. Chris Christie signs an executive order, 1 p.m. at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Municipal Building, then takes questions from reporters.

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Related Topix: Parsippany, NJ, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, Cory Booker

6 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

Nominee for U.S. ambassador to Turkey: 'Facilitating Armenia's...

On Tuesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the nomination of John R. Bass to serve as the next U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, reported the Armenian Assembly of America .

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Barbara Boxer

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Switched

Senate Follies Almost Derail Confirmation Of New U.S. Ambassador To Russia

In the midst of major political turmoil, fiery rhetoric, sanctions, violence in eastern Ukraine and the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 , America's new diplomatic envoy to Russia almost didn't get confirmed by the Senate.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez

Switched

Rep. Steve King's Democratic Opponent Touts Military Service In First Television Ad

Democrat Jim Mowrer, who is challenging Rep. Steve King this fall, will begin airing his first television ad on Friday, a largely positive spot where he promises to make Congress "work for all of us again."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Representative Joaquin Castro, Representative Mazie Hirono, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Roland Burris

Daily Kos

LiveBlog/Gaza Cease Fire is not Enough

I've time on my hands today and having thought that change would mean a new foreign policy of reducing our MIC and bringing and end to wars, it deeply disturbs me that our country supplies the weapons of destruction in Gaza and our congress resolutely supports the annihilation of innocent civilians; especially children.

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Related Topix: World News, Prison, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fire Rescue Magazine

NTSB Criticizes Response to New Jersey Derailment

Systemic errors led to a 2012 train derailment in New Jersey that released a dangerous gas into the air, sickening residents and emergency responders, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in a scathing report.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Train Disaster, The National, Entertainment, Television, Boat Disaster, Paulsboro, NJ

NJ.com

N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie urges bail reform, talks pensions at town hall

Governor Chris Christie held a press conference in Trenton on Wednesday to make a statement on his decision to call a special session of the state legislature to consider changes to the state's bail system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Chris Christie, US Governors, New Jersey, Andrew Cuomo, Tom Tancredo

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Jersey Journal

FEMA head calls for review of Sandy flood complaints raised by Menendez

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate today testified about the flood insurance claims process at a hearing led by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

The Washington Post

Time for the discredited John Kerry to resign

Secretary of State John Kerry is getting bashed from all sides these days - Israel, the Palestinian Authority, the U.S. media, the Israeli media , Egypt and even ex-advisers .

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Robert Menendez, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Asbury Park Press

Christie pays 8th visit to Belmar since Sandy today

Christie pays 8th visit to Belmar since Sandy today Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1n2gyj2 Gov. Chris Christie kicked summer at the Jersey Shore in Belmar on May 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Belmar, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US House of Representatives

News Max

Report: US-Russia Trade Increased After Sanctions

The Obama administration's economic sanctions aimed at punishing Russia for its involvement in the Ukrainian conflict may be having the opposite effect.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

News Max

Rubio, Republicans Demand Role in Iran Nuclear Talks

Senators told Obama administration officials that they want a say in the outcome of negotiations aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John McCain

News Observer

Safety board finds fault in derailment, response

The NTSB faulted Conrail for continuing to open and close the swinging bridge where the accident occurred despite a consultant's recommendation not to.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Boat Disaster, Paulsboro, NJ

The Nation

How Partisanship Could Save Iran Diplomacy

Over the past two weeks, on the heels of an announced extension to nuclear talks with Iran, Republicans in the Senate introduced two measures that could erect obstacles in reaching and implementing a final agreement with the Islamic Republic.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Senator Mark Kirk, Barack Obama, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Reuters

U.S. Senators seek quick confirmation of new ambassador to Russia

President Barack Obama's nominee to be the new U.S. ambassador to Russia could be on his way to Moscow in days, Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Tuesday, putting aside partisan differences that have held up other nominations for months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, John McCain, Republican

The Washington Post

Newly sworn-in HUD Secretary Castro gets his first D.C. party

It's not every day that you move to Washington and somebody throws you a big party.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Grace Napolitano, Linda Sanchez, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate

The Washington Post

Harry Reida s cheap talk

When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks, you often can't decide whether to laugh or cry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Israel, World News, Middle East, US House of Representatives, Robert Menendez, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

NJ.com

N.J. Politics Roundup: Sweeney slams Christie's pension push; Menendez visits Sandy victims

TRENTON - State Senate President Stephen Sweeney told The Star-Ledger Editorial Board on Monday that Gov. Chris Christie is calling for more pension reform as part of his possible 2016 bid for president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Chris Christie, US Governors, Toms River, NJ, Newark, NJ

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Flood insurance nightmares still haunt Sandy familiesFlood insurance...

Former Marine and his daughter still waiting for what they consider a fair flood insurance payout; New Jersey's senior U.S. Senator now involved.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Natural Disasters, Flood, FEMA

The Jersey Journal

Bayonne Bridge weekend closures scheduled for August as part of 'Raise the Roadway' project

The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. on Friday to 4 p.m. on Sunday for the next three weekends as part of the "Raise the Roadway" construction project there, the Port Authority of NY/NJ announced.

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