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  • Democrats in 2016: Why not Joe?

    Admittedly, it's early. But it's still amusing to see the difference between how Republicans and Democrats are lining up for 2016. No fewer than 19 -- count 'em: 19! -- Republican self-declared candidates showed up in New Hampshire last week to strut...
  • US lawmakers urge Japan's leader to reaffirm war apologies

    Twenty-five U.S. lawmakers are urging Japan's prime minister "to formally reaffirm and validate" apologies made by his predecessors for Japanese wartime aggression. The appeal comes ahead of a U.S. visit next week by Shinzo Abe, who will be the first...
  • Senate GOP rolls out last of economic bills; few have passed

    While Senate Republicans have had little success moving their legislative agenda through the Democrat-led Legislature to boost New Jersey's economy, they introduced on Thursday the last of three dozen measures promoting online permits, vocational-...
  • Walker political group to reimburse travel costs

    Gov. Scott Walker's nonprofit political group says it will reimburse the state for costs related to the likely presidential candidate's political travel. Our American Revival spokeswoman AshLee Strong said Thursday that the group will pay for the...
  • Boehner: OK to swap agency budget boosts for other cuts

    House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that he'd welcome a bipartisan move to replace budget cuts to domestic agencies and the Pentagon with cuts elsewhere in the government's almost $4 trillion budget. Such a move, backed by Democrats and pragmatic-...
  • Christie to Democrats on pension funds: 'Where's the money?'

    Gov. Chris Christie accused Democratic leaders in the state Legislature of "essentially suing themselves" for getting involved in a lawsuit over pension payments. Speaking during his 136th New Jersey town hall event in Cedar Grove on Thursday, the...
  • Obama finds Republican friends on trade: 'This is a strange world we're in these days'

    WASHINGTON In a reversal of political roles, House Republicans on Thursday called on Congress to give more power to President Barack Obama to get new trade deals passed while Democrats warned it would be a mistake to grant the White House too much...
  • Lynch wait is over, as Senate confirms her as attorney general

    WASHINGTON Loretta Lynch survived a long and bitter battle Thursday as the Senate voted to confirm the North Carolina native as the first African-American woman to serve as U.S. attorney general. Lynch, whom President Barack Obama nominated last...
  • Obama policies, not race, reason for criticism

    The U.S. House passes a bill. It goes to the Senate, which passes it. Then it goes to the president to sign it into law or to veto the bill. That's how it works. Where do Republicans have to negotiate to have the president sign it into law? If Obama...
  • Benghazi panel seeks Clinton appearance on email, 2012 attack

    WASHINGTON A Republican-led special House committee asked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to answer questions in May and June on her use of private e-mails while secretary of state and her response to the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya....
  • Abortion waiting period bill moves forward in state Senate

    A bill requiring a one-day waiting period for abortions is nearing final passage in the Florida Legislature. It advanced to third and final reading in the state Senate Thursday. It passed the House Wednesday. Senate Democrats sought unsuccessfully to...