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  • No-ride list proposed for Amtrak trains after Bin Laden 'aspiration' discovered

     
    No-ride lists which were recommended by the Sept 11 Commission should be utilized Schumer says...
  • Toxic chemical rules are on Brown's agenda

     
    As Congress struggles to reform the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act, California in the next few months is expected to issue comprehensive rules curbing chemicals in consumer products such as toys, cosmetics and plastics. On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Frank...
  • Sen. Boxer calls for tougher federal gun laws in wake of Arizona shooting

     
    Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Tuesday called for tougher federal gun laws, including banning large ammunition clips and federal regulations on concealed weapons permits, in the wake of the shooting rampage in Tucson that killed six and left Rep....
  • FCC gets caught in crossfire of Fox and Cablevision fight

     
    With less than five hours before their current contract expires, News Corp.'s Fox and Cablevision Systems Corp. seem to be more interested in taking shots at each other than trying to strike a new deal that will keep Fox channels......
  • Gulf oil spill: Senators call for criminal, civil charges against BP

     
    Eight senators urged U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric J. Holder on Monday to open up an inquiry of oil giant BP in connection with the April 20 well blowout that has been pouring an estimated 210,000 gallons of crude daily into......
  • Senators: Don’t Drill

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau Florida Senator Bill Nelson and nine other coastal-state Democrats have warned fellow senators not to expand offshore oil drilling as part of legislation to diminish global warming. Their letter to negotiators who...
  • Obama suggests bad times require keeping Jon Corzine as New Jersey governor

     
    Full text. Having Jon Corzine as governor hasn't helped the economy so far. Maybe keeping him longer will....
  • 2 senators target minority youth unemployment

    WASHINGTON The only two African-American senators, a Democrat and a Republican, reached across the partisan divide Wednesday to introduce legislation targeting the high unemployment rate among minority youth. Sens. Tim Scott, a South Carolina Republican,...
  • Top GOP lawmakers in New Jersey pass on chance to challenge Booker

    TRENTON, N.J. Even as the national GOP works to take control of the Senate in November's midterm elections and high-profile challengers crop up in states that had seemed out of play New Jersey's top Republican political talent is passing on a chance to...
  • Joe Biden: Vice president of the nation, but king of the eulogy

    WASHINGTON – Say what you will about Vice President Joe Biden – the man can deliver a eulogy. Just ask him. “I’ve spoken at more eulogies than I’d like to remember,” he said Wednesday at a service for Frank R....
  • Newark Mayor Cory Booker makes Senate bid official

    Newark Mayor Cory Booker makes Senate bid official
    Cory Booker, who built a national profile for a hands-on style of leadership as mayor of New Jersey’s largest city, entered the race for the state’s vacant Senate seat, vowing to bring the same energy to change another city: Washington....