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New Jersey's two U.S. senators are planning a 24-hour fast in solidarity with protesters in Washington, D.C. pushing for immigration law changes.
It's probably not the worst sign for an aspiring American diplomat when his congressional grilling ends with Santa Claus jokes.
An effort to get a quick Senate vote on legislation to delay flood insurance premium increases for four years failed Wednesday when a Republican senator objected.
Secretary of State John Kerry appealed to Congress to "hold off" on new sanctions against Iran, testifying Tuesday that such legislation would be "gratuitous" and could give Tehran an excuse to "flout" the recently struck nuclear deal.
President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa U.S. Rep. Albio Sires , who immigrated to the United States from Cuba as a child, today slammed President Obama for shaking hands ... (more)
As Afghan President Hamid Karzai continues to withstand pressure to sign a bilateral security agreement to keep U.S. forces in his country past 2014, the U.S. special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan told a Senate panel Tuesday that there is still "some prospect" that a deal could still be signed by the end of the year.
Telling Congress that the Obama administration took trust out of the equation by coining the new term "test but verify," Secretary of State John Kerry displayed a testy attitude with House Democrats today in trying to beat back any legislative effort to pass new sanctions against Iran.
Menendez popped the question to Alicia Mucci, his girlfriend of more than a year, Monday night, according to the New Jersey Democrat's office.
We reported on concerns about an overhaul of the U.S. arms exports control system.
Two U.S. senators are preparing legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran in six months if an interim deal on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program goes nowhere, penalties that Iran's foreign minister has said would kill the agreement.
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. kicked off his re-election for Essex County Executive today during a spirited press conference at the gymnasium at Essex County College in Newark.
President Obama is sending two of his top diplomats to Capitol Hill next week in a final bid to stop new sanctions on Iran.
A decision by the TSA to no longer staff exits from secure areas will cost the region's three major airports $8 million a year to take over the job.
A federal grand jury in Miami has filed no charges against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and his friend and major campaign donor, Dr. Salomon Melgen, according to a report published by The Miami Herald.