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VIDEO: Is the Obama Administration's Problem in Ferguson with The...

Is the Rev. Al Sharpton too much of a division force to be effective in Ferguson, MO? Has President Obama focused too much of his attention to Ferguson? Could he have had a more balanced approach to sending African-American role models - like a Democrat like Sen. Cory Booker and a Republican like Sen. Tim Scott - to Ferguson? Watch our discussion ... (more)

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Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

Editorial: Gov. Chris Christie's costly legal bills are mounting burden for N.J. taxpayers

The good people of New Jersey, already shelling out top dollar to keep their cash-strapped state running, have a new burden to carry: their governor's legal bills.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Frank Lautenberg, Chris Christie, US Governors, Fort Lee, NJ, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Letter: No more gas lines after a disaster

Sen. Cory Booker talks with Sen. Bob Menendez in this file photo. I thank Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker for securing more than $2.5 million in Sandy recovery funding to purchase portable generators that will allow gas stations to continue normal operation during a power outage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, Opinion

WKXW-FM Trenton

Christie backs Bell, goes easy on Booker

Gov. Chris Christie is offering up support to New Jersey's Senate Republican candidate, Jeff Bell, but has been careful not to blast Bell's opponent, Sen. Cory Booker .

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Newark, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Booker, Holt headline Watson Coleman fundraiser

Rep. Rush Holt and then-Newark Mayor Cory Booker share a laugh at the U.S. Senate Democratic primary debate at Montclair State University on Aug. 5, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Montclair State University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: A consensus on criminals

Partisan antagonism rules the capital, drowning out most attempts at constructive compromise.

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

The Jersey Journal

Lonegan gets a new gig with group that employed Cory Booker U.S. Senate foe Jeff Bell: The...

Steve Lonegan, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, gathers himself as his family look on following his concession speech to his supporters on election night, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at the Bridgewater Manor Steve Lonegan , the former Bogota mayor who has run for state and federal office six times in New Jersey, has landed a new ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bogota, NJ, Somerset County, NJ, Bridgewater, NJ

Tue Aug 19, 2014

India.com

Independence Day Festivities to Take Place in New Jersey, Long Island

EDISON, New Jersey: India's Independence Day celebrations got an early start as Indian-Americans in the tristate area came out in large numbers over the weekend to celebrate.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Indian-American, Edison, NJ, New Jersey, Jersey City, NJ, Bollywood

NJ.com

Cory Booker and big bucks: Perfect together

"During the entire campaign, I had no income and this guy ran around getting tens of thousands from support groups?" - Steve Lonegan Last spring the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of McCutcheon v.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Sweeney, N.J. senators take Ice Bucket Challenge on Statehouse steps

TRENTON - It's not unusual for members of the New Jersey Senate to dress in neatly pressed suits and gather on the steps of the Statehouse for a news conference.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives

NJ.com

N.J. Politics Roundup: Bridge scandal bill; Christie on immigration, ARC tunnel

TRENTON - Newly released invoices show New Jersey taxpayers have been billed $6.52 million so far this year by Gov. Chris Christie's private attorneys dealing with the aftermath of the George Washington Bridge scandal.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors

Asbury Park Press

New judges and ice buckets in Trenton today

Senate session, scheduled for noon in Trenton. No bills on the agenda, only nominations considered earlier in the day by the Senate Judiciary Committee .

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Rutgers University, Sea Bright, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Editorial: High-speed Amtrak line through N.J. advances future of rail travel

That surprising statistic is according to Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Trenton, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ, Mercer County, NJ, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

NJ.com

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's challenger can 'absolutely win,' Chris Christie says

ASBURY PARK - U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is hoping to secure more time in Washington D.C. as he campaigns for a full six-year term.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, Asbury Park, NJ, US Governors, Newark, NJ

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Washington Post

In the Loop: Fair and balanced: Fox PAC supports Democrats, too

The media company, which owns Fox News and whose CEO is Rupert Murdoch, just last month gave Senate Majority Leader And so far this cycle, the Fox PAC has given more money to Senate Democratic candidates than Republican ones.

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Related Topix: US News, Rupert Murdoch, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Daily Herald

Steven and Cokie Roberts A consensus on criminals

Partisan antagonism rules the capital, drowning out most attempts at constructive compromise.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Federal Prisons

NJ.com

No more police layoffs in Newark: Editorial

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka had barely sworn his oath of office when he was confronted with a financial crisis, a $31 million hole in this year's budget of roughly $800 million.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Roll Call

Booker Seeks DOJ Probe of Journalist Arrests in Ferguson

Sen. Cory Booker wants the Justice Department to specifically investigate the arrests and detentions of journalists and protesters Wednesday evening in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, St Louis County, MO

NorthJersey.com

Booker apparently failed to disclose income from 3 speeches totaling $63K

Sen. Cory Booker, who faced questions last year for belatedly disclosing he held stock in an Internet startup worth as much as $5 million, gave the stock to a charity last year, his spokeswoman said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg

The Jersey Journal

Opinion: What happens if Hillary Clinton doesn't run for President?

If Hillary Clinton decides not to enter the race for the presidency in 2016, there could be a battle for the heart and soul of the Democratic Party between Wall Street-friendly centrists such as Andrew Cuomo and Cory Booker and anti-corporate populists such as Elizabeth Warren and Bill de Blasio.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama, Opinion

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