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Battle looms in U.S. Senate over how much rest should be required for ...
With late-night fatal truck crashes grabbing headlines in New Jersey this summer, a battle looms in the U.S. Senate over how much rest the government should require for the drivers who spend the most hours on the road.
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Senate Dems' bill would bring back Superfund tax
Sen. Cory Booker and two of his colleagues introduced a bill Tuesday to reinstate the Superfund tax, which charges certain industries fees to clean up contaminated industrial sites.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Georgia Democrats Assemble Their Coalition: Where Do You Fit In?
Eliana Johnson has quickly become one of the best young investigative reporters in the conservative movement.
Asbury Park Press
Booker raises $30,000 for Monmouth Democrats
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker spent two hours at an event raising money for Democrats in Monmouth County last week.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.