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3 hrs ago |

Dmitri Mehlhorn Discusses Public Policy and the Private Sector

Although Mehlhorn is a libertarian Democrat , he has worked closely with leaders of both parties.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Maffei, Democrat, O'Melveny & Myers, Ohio, Non-Profit, Healthcare Law, Law

7 hrs ago | CNN

Rand Paul: MSNBC has 'partisan cranks and hacks'

Sen. Rand Paul lambasted MNSBC on Wednesday, pledging not to be a guest on the network until it "apologizes" for airing "lousy lies" about his positions.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Arlington, VA, African-American

10 hrs ago |

Sens. Rand Paul, Cory Booker Hit Back at Race Card-Playing MSNBC Host Melber

This afternoon on MSNBC's The Cycle co-host Ari Melber conducted a live interview with liberal Democratic Sens. Cory Booker and libertarian-conservative Rand Paul about their bipartisan Redeem Act proposal -- Redeem standing for Record Expungement Designed to ENhance EMployment.


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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Cory Booker on the REDEEM Act, Economic Worries, and Ebola Worries

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker has teamed up with Sen. Rand Paul on criminal justice reform.


Related Topix: Prison

The Item

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.


Related Topix: Waldwick, NJ, Truckers, US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican

The Hill

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.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, Barbara Boxer, Democrat

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.


Related Topix: African-American, US News, Conservative Political News

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.


Related Topix: US News

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.


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