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  • Jerry Brown fires back at Chris Christie, calls for a fitness contest

     
    It appears that Gov. Jerry Brown is game for a cross-country rivalry with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie....
  • Senate showing its age lately

    WASHINGTON The Senate seems as dinged up as ever this summer. Is it coincidence, or are senators just getting older? It's both. So there's no reason to become alarmed that some wave of infirmity is taking over the place, just because three of its 100...
  • Overhaul would allow voters to cast ballots online, early

    New Jersey residents could register to vote online or be automatically enrolled when they apply for a driver's license under an election law overhaul that is intended to boost dwindling turnout. Democratic legislators who unveiled the measure on Monday,...
  • Pallone seeks balance between deal-making, party messaging

    WASHINGTON Several months after winning a competitive race to be ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. wants to downplay the drama. The New Jersey Democrat said last year's "showdown" with Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, the...
  • The people's representatives should be elected

    The people's representatives should be elected
    Members of Congress don't always complete their terms due to factors like death, a new job and scandal. When a House seat becomes vacant, the Constitution requires an election to fill it, and every House member has been elected. The 17th amendment...
  • Broward Dems to hear from Newark's Cory Booker at annual fundraiser

    Broward Dems to hear from Newark's Cory Booker at annual fundraiser
                Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J., and Democratic wunderkind, is the headliner for the  Broward Democratic Party’s annual fundraising dinner.            Booker, 43, received rave reviews from Democrats after his speech last year to...
  • Md. pols flock to White House for Ravens

    Md. pols flock to White House for Ravens
    When Rep. Chris Van Hollen struck up a conversation recently with a U.S. Capitol Police officer he sees every day on his way to work, he immediately learned two things about the man: He's from Baltimore and he's a huge Ravens fan. And so the Montgomery...
  • U.S. prepares for 9/11 National Moment of Remembrance

    U.S. prepares for 9/11 National Moment of Remembrance
    At noon on Sept. 11, Chicago will join other cities across the nation in marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. senators from Illinois said today. Bells will ring and sirens will sound as people pause for a minute of reflection, Sen....
  • In State With 'Assault Weapons' Ban, Lanza's Rifle Still Legal

    Adam Lanza blasted through the glass doors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School clutching a military-style Bushmaster rifle with 30 rounds in the clip and hundreds more at the ready. When his chilling rampage was over minutes later, Lanza had used the...
  • Senate committee approves tougher chemical reporting bill

    Senate committee approves tougher chemical reporting bill
    WASHINGTON — Chemical companies would need to provide more health and safety information about their products and regulators would have more authority to force harmful substances off the market under legislation approved along party lines...
  • Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways

    Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways
    The gulf between the American left and right continues to widen against a backdrop of high unemployment, weak growth and high octane cultural battles. I got to thinking about this growing divide in the aftermath of the Colorado movie theater shooting...