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Jackson: Federal report on Newark police department may come back to haunt Cory Booker

When the U.S. Justice Department issued a damning report last week about civil-rights abuses by the Newark Police Department, Sen. Cory Booker - who served as the high-profile mayor of the city while the abuses were piling up - said the federal involvement was a positive step.


Related Topix: Newark, NJ, University of Nebraska Omaha, ACLU, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

More Monmouth Musings

Booker comes to Monmouth, Only Raises $25K

Senator Cory Booker's fundraiser for the Monmouth County Democrats only yielded $25,000, according to a report on PolitickerNJ.


Related Topix: Monmouth County, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Holmdel, NJ, Small Business, Personal Finance, Asbury Park, NJ

Booker fundraiser goes to work for Bonnie Watson Coleman: The Auditor

Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman , center, is shown in this file photo with Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes, left, and Mercer County Democratic chairwoman Liz Muoio.


Related Topix: Ewing, NJ, Mercer County, NJ, Trenton, NJ, US News, US Politics, Rush Holt, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Sen. Cory Booker, local leaders discuss legislation to support veterans with traumatic brain injuries

Sen. Cory Booker listens to U.S. military veteran Eric Psuty describe his rehabilitation experience following a traumatic brain injury during a visit to Bancroft Brain Injury Rehabilitation in Plainsboro on July 25 2014.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Plainsboro, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives

Asbury Park Press

Cory Booker to the rescue

It's been three years since a Democrat has been on the Monmouth County freeholder board but party officials are turning to U.S. Senator Cory Booker to help bring an end to the losing streak.


Related Topix: Monmouth County, NJ

National Journal

Rand Paul's Pitch to Black Voters

Earlier this month, Rand Paul told a Kentucky crowd , "You'll find nobody in Congress doing more for minority rights than me right now-Republican or Democrat."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, African-American, Education, School Vouchers

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Officials urge agency in charge of proposed Princeton pipeline to exercise caution

PRINCETON - A federal environmental assessment of the proposed 42-inch pipeline project through Princeton and Montgomery is expected in early August, and U.S. elected officials are urging the agency in charge of the project to address all safety issues in its final review.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Robert Menendez, US Senate

The Wall Street Journal

Rand Paul Veers Off Party Line on Sentencing, Voting Rights

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul 's resistance to military intervention abroad is likely to be viewed as his biggest break from Republican tradition if he seeks his party's nomination in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives, Steve King, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations


Tech at Night: The Local TV Act needs retooling

Well here's an interesting development. Deb Fischer is no Ted Cruz but Heritage Action does have her slightly above average for a Republican Senator.


Related Topix: US Senate, Senator Deb Fischer, US Politics, US News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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