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Payne Wins Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Donald Payne, Jr., has been re-elected to represent New Jersey's 10th District in the U.S. House. Payne first ran for to serve in the House in...

Man Claiming To Be Congressman Reportedly Gained Backstage Access At Obama Event

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harvard | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

An unnamed man claiming to be a member of Congress made his way into a secure area backstage at an event President Barack Obama attended last week, an...

Erin Mershon

Reps. Pete Stark, Gary Miller, Others Face Interesting Primaries Tonight | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

The few pundits and political junkies who don't have their eyes trained on Wisconsin today are spending their energy on two tight House races that pit...

Congressional Candidate Promises Traveling Tea Party Fight

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

A Democratic congressional candidate in New Jersey promised during a debate Thursday to travel the country fighting Tea Party members of Congress. ...

Giffords, Payne Special Elections Heat Up

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

The races to fill open seats in Congress in Arizona and New Jersey have heated up, with a national Democratic group releasing an ad in Grand Canyon St...

John Celock

Free-For-All To Fill Open House Seat | John Celock | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

New Jersey's byzantine primary system and a series of longstanding rivalries among Democratic leaders has turned the race to fill a rare open seat in ...

Saluting the Congressman Who Served the Poor Around the World

Eva M. Clayton | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Eva M. Clayton

Rep. Donald Payne's New Jersey constituents will miss his dignified and dedicated representation. But perhaps the constituency group most affected -- the one that has lost a fearless leader -- is the poor around the world, especially those on the African continent or in the African diaspora.

Clinton Remembers Former Congressman

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. — Rep. Donald Payne was a modest man who favored quiet persuasion over bombast, qualities that didn't detract from his effectivenes...

Congressman Dies After Battle With Cancer

Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Donald Payne (D-N.J.) has died after a battle with colon cancer, The New Jersey Star-Ledger reports. He was 77. More from Beth DeFalco of the ...

John Celock

Congressman Flown Home For Cancer Treatment | John Celock | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne (D-N.J.), 77, was flown home from Washington on Friday to continue treatment for colon cancer. Payne, New Jersey's first Africa...

Army Awaiting Report Into Baha Mousa Death

PA | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home


Current and Former Officials Intervene on Billionaire's Behalf in Battle With Peru

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

Facing a battle with the Peruvian government over a smelting operation that has caused severe environmental damage, the Renco Group and its owner have assembled a formidable lobbying team.

The War That Isn't What it Seems

Jane Bussmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jane Bussmann

After 24 years it's time to stop looking at the capacity of the players to stop Kony and start looking at their will. If not, Kony Rapes Inc. might as well get listed in the phonebook.

Newark Airport Security Breach: NJ Senators Cite "Negligence" And "Management Failure"

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey's U.S. senators slammed federal authorities Wednesday over a security breach at Newark Liberty International Airport o...

Donald Payne, British War Crimes Corporal, "Every Member Of My Unit Abused Iraqis"

Times Online | Johnny McDevitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A former soldier convicted in connection with the death of an Iraqi hotel worker has accused an officer of pretending to set a young detainee on fire ...

Forget "Accountability" for Somali Pirates

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The risk will now be even greater in any future standoff: any Somali pirate taking prisoners is going to be less likely to trust the U.S., and more likely to harm an American captive.

Rep. Donald Payne In Somalia: Mortars Fired At Congressman

AP | MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Assailants fired mortar shells at the Mogadishu airport as a plane carrying an American congressman took off Monday, offici...

Kucinich Leads Trend for Even Handed Foreign Policy

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

According to astute observers -- there is a new trend in Congress in favor of a more even-handed approach to foreign policy. The bipartisan group, Co...

Even if You Can't Schlep, Talk to Your Grandparents About Obama

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

Even if you are still unsure of your path in life, and even if your parents and friends occasionally wonder about you, your grandma and grandpa love you and have faith in you. That is your weapon!