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3 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Robert Menendez, US Senate

KHOU-TV Houston

House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares

The House of Representatives rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added in a victory for the airlines and their workers' unions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Peter DeFazio, Democrat

Examiner.com

United Nations Disability Treaty Ratification Long Overdue By U.S. Senate

The United States is a leader when it comes to the rights of the disabled. On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, US House of Representatives, Republican, Rick Santorum, Senator John Barrasso

Asbury Park Press

Menendez talks Sandy, flood insurance in Toms River

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez speaks at a meeting between the congressional delegation and Gov. Chris Christie on Nov. 18, 2012 at the Statehouse.

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

Insurance Journal West

With Premium Refunds in Process, Washington Criticism of Flood Insurance Program Ebbs

Insurance agent, insurance carrier and real estate lobbyists praised federal regulators in charge of the National Flood Insurance Program last week on Capitol Hill, agreeing that the process of issuing flood insurance premium refunds and restoring premium subsidies is proceeding better than expected.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Robert Menendez, Real Estate

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area influences national position on human trafficking

Within the League of Women Voters, lobbying for better laws on human trafficking has been made easier with the national adoption of the New Jersey league's position on the issue.

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Related Topix: Rodney Frelinghuysen, Donald Payne, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Verona, NJ, Montclair, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Woodbury native Karin Elkis leaves Senate job to work for Sweeney

Woodbury native Karin Elkis poses for a portrait in the Third District Legislative Office in West Deptford, Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NJ, Deptford, NJ, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Frank Lautenberg

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Hudson Reporter

Bridge open! Viaduct from Hoboken to Union City is back after $54M renovation

The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 - the same year as the Model T Ford.

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Related Topix: Hoboken, NJ, Union City, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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