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7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Political Insider: Smooth sailing lately for WNY's Mayor Roque

Lately, West New York Mayor Felix Roque has been more content with his political life.

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Related Topix: West New York, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jersey City, NJ, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBS Local

Worries About Stalled Highway Construction If Federal Fund Goes Bankrupt

The Highway Trust Fund provides money for federal bridge, transit and roadway projects.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Bob Menendez, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Parsippany, NJ

Free Republic

Sen. Ted Cruz Demands Answers On FAA Flight Ban To Israel

NEW YORK Questions remain about the Federal Aviation Administration's ban on flights to Israel earlier this week and whether it was based on safety or politics.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Answers.com, Answers Corporation, Democrat

Asbury Park Press

Goldman child abduction bill on Obama's deskGoldman child abduction...

Goldman child abduction bill on Obama's desk David Goldman hopes final passage Friday of abduction-prevention legislation will help other parents get relief.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Los Angeles Times

Congress on collision course with new GOP border crisis plan

Majority Leader-elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., right, talks with Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., left, the newly elected House GOP whip, as they leave the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Washington, DC, Robert Menendez, Democrat, US Senate

Courier News

What's happening in Central Jersey: July 26 and laterWhat's happening ...

What's happening in Central Jersey: July 26 and later News from Bridgewater, Monroe, Old Bridge, Plainsboro, Somerville and Central Jersey.

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Related Topix: Somerville, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News, FEMA, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Somerset County, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Christie in Chicago to raise funds, boost Rauner

Gov. Chris Christie visits Chicago for the 5th time since becoming governor. He attends a Republican Governors Association fundraiser at 3 p.m. , makes a public campaign stop with Illinois GOP gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner at 4:15 p.m., then attends a Rauner fundraiser at 5 p.m. Finally, he headlines a Windy City fundraiser for Florida Gov.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Rick Scott, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Whitehouse Station, NJ, Parsippany, NJ

The Wichita Eagle

Central American leaders convening at White House

The meeting comes as the administration is considering creating a pilot program giving refugee status to young people from Honduras, White House officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

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.

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

Asbury Park Press

Englishtown Fire Department to receive $50,000 grantEnglishtown Fire...

Englishtown Fire Department to receive $50,000 grant Englishtown Fire Department is set to receive $50,000 in grant funds.

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Related Topix: Englishtown, NJ, Fire, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, FEMA

Government Executive

Lawmakers Attack Obama Administration's Strategy in Iraq

In its second day of testimony on Capitol Hill, the Obama administration tried once again to prove it has a handle on the situation in Iraq, where a terrorist uprising has gained key strongholds and driven tens of thousands of refugees to flee across its crumbling borders.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Roll Call

Key Senator Warns He Might Block Iraq Arms Sales Again

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., feuded with the administration over a $6 billion sale of Apache helicopters to Iraq earlier this year, when he played a key role in blocking the deal for a while .

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Roll Call

Congressional Meddling May Derail Victory Over Iran | Commentary

At every critical moment along the diplomatic path to a resolution of Iran's nuclear program, vocal members of Congress have threatened to impose new sanctions that could torpedo the process.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Eliot Engel, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Iran, World News, Senator Ted Cruz

Los Angeles Times

Democrats, Republicans in Congress deadlocked on border crisis

Failing to agree on how to handle the crush of children on the Southwestern border, Congress has stalemated amid a fresh round of political brinkmanship that is likely to prolong the crisis and increase federal costs involved.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, John Boehner, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Democrats at odds over Big Oil's bid for East Coast drilling

Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana is an advocate for expanded offshore oil and gas drilling in the US.

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National Journal

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Vietnam Nuclear Trade Pact, But Tightens Conditions

Students look at a model of a Russian nuclear power plant on display at an international nuclear power exhibition held in Hanoi in 2012.

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Roll Call

Bob Dole, Veterans Groups Push Disabilities Treaty

Despite remaining short of the 67 votes needed to ratify the United Nation's disability treaty, disabled veterans groups are pushing for a vote to identify the holdouts.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Politics, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives

The Jersey Journal

Fulop touts benefits of light rail system to Congress

Mayor Steve Fulop gives the keynote speech during the Hudson County Drug Court 12th Graduation and Commencement at the William J. Brennan Courthouse rotunda on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Paramus Post

Pascrell Hinchliffe Stadium Bill Passes House Unanimously

Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. announced that the Hinchliffe Stadium Heritage Act , legislation Rep. Pascrell introduced that would make Paterson's Hinchliffe Stadium a part of the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, passed the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously.

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Foreign Policy

Europe Treads Cautious Path in Confronting Russia

Despite calls for an arms embargo against Russia in light of the downing of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine last week that killed nearly 300 people, the European Union on Tuesday chose to stick with incremental measures to push Moscow to rein in Ukrainian separatists.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Terrorism, US Senate, Dianne Feinstein, Carl Levin

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