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N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie pension town hall, bridge scandal, Obamacare ruling, and more

Governor Chris Christie kicked off his pension reform tour with a town hall talk in Long Beach Township.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Cape May County, NJ, Newark, NJ, Andrew Cuomo

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NBC Chicago

Opinion: Suddenly, Rahm's Millions May Not Be Enough

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Rahm Emanuel, former White House Chief of Staff for U.S. President Barack Obama, wave during a campaign rally on January 18, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.


Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Barack Obama, North Chicago, IL, Opinion

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Bell releases tax returns, urges Booker to release his

TRENTON - Republican U.S. Senate nominee Jeff Bell released his tax returns today and challenged Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker to show what he earned last year.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey

Stockton's Hughes Center Calls for Open Mic Senate Debate

Stockton College's William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy today called for an Open Mic Debate between the candidates for the United States Senate.


Related Topix: New Jersey, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, New Jersey Government

The Raw Story

Feds: Newark police repeatedly violated civil rights by targeting black people

Federal investigators found police repeatedly violated civil rights in New Jersey's largest city, Newark, and recommended an independent monitor to oversee changes, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Tuesday.


Related Topix: US News

Psychology Today

Substance Dependence is a Mental Illness, Not A Crime

Substance dependence is the only mental health condition whose main feature, the possession of drugs , is considered a crime.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Newark Mayor Now Needs to Make Nice With Christie, Booker

The self-proclaimed "radical" new mayor of New Jersey's largest city has for years been critical of Gov. Chris Christie and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker.


Related Topix: Newark, NY, Chris Christie, US Governors, Rutgers University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Booker leads GOP challenger by $3.5 million, report says

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has a $3.5 million fundraising advantage over his Republican challenger heading into the November election for a full six-year Senate term, according to a published report.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Asbury Park, NJ, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Hill

Will millions of Americans finally be REDEEMed?

It's time we connected the dots. Today, 1 in every 28 kids has a parent behind bars A - and the average black household owns a nickel for each white household's dollar.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

How the Constitution May Screw Rand Paul

He's up for reelection in 2016, and under Kentucky law, he can't seek two offices.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Joe Biden

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Slate Magazine

Crime Fighters

Is Washington finally working again? While Congress continues to disappoint the unemployed and the undocumented, some prominent conservatives are helping to push bipartisan legislation to aid another marginalized constituency: criminals.


Related Topix: Prison, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Senator Cory Booker Caught Up In Newark Watershed Scandal

Though other scandals may be more prominent in New Jersey at present, the investigation into the corrupt practices of the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corporation is slowly but surely making progress with Senator Cory Booker coming under scrutiny.


Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, New York

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Booker bill would remove barriers for convicts

Last week, Cory Booker introduced the REDEEM Act, which will remove some of the almost insurmountable barriers Americans convicted of nonviolent crimes face when trying to reenter society.


Related Topix: Trenton, NJ

Boston Herald

Grass-roots group hoping to draft Liz for prez

A new grass-roots group hoping to draft U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren for a presidential run says it plans to launch a fundraising arm within weeks to help boost the Cambridge Democrat's White House prospects - even if she still claims she has no interest in a 2016 campaign.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Edward Markey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Opinion

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Booker has raised nearly $3.5M in campaign funds this year

Sen. Cory Booker raised $1.6 million from April through June and had nearly $3.5 million in his account at the end of the quarter, his campaign said Tuesday.


Related Topix: US News, Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, Scott Garrett, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Huffpost Hill - Michael Grimm Parties With Children, None Broken

A third of Americans want President Obama impeached, even though White House tours have resumed.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John McCain, Prison

The Item

Booker presents 'fix' to Hobby Lobby ruling

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, flanked by Montclair-based officials and women's rights activists, introduces a bill in response to the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling.


Related Topix: Montclair, NJ, Activism, US News, US Supreme Court, ACLU

New York Magazine

Full-Grown Adult Senator Determined to Take a Selfie With Every...

Noted social media enthusiast Cory Booker, a full-grown adult, is reportedly determined to take a selfie with all 99 of his fellow senators before Congress lets out for August.


Related Topix: Hardcore, Congress, US Politics, US News, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, Senator Dean Heller

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Sen. Booker builds bridges with selfiesSen. Booker builds bridges...

Politically, Sens. Cory Booker and Tea Party favorite Rand Paul couldn't be further apart.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mike Lee

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Booker wants his picture taken with every Senator

Senator and former Newark mayor Cory Booker takes a photograph with fellow former Newark mayor Sharpe James as they attend a ceremony for the swearing-in of Newark Mayor-elect Ras J. Baraka Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Newark N.J. Like a high schooler collecting yearbook messages before summer break, Sen. Cory Booker is roaming the halls of the Senate ... (more)


Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US News