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Jennifer Bendery

Senate Not Likely To Take Up Gun Control Bill, Says Senior Dem Aide | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) has vowed to renew his push for gun safety legislation in response to Friday's shooting massacre in Auror...

Sam Stein

GOP Sen: There's A Constitutional Right To Buy High-Capacity Magazines | Sam Stein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) drew a fairly strict line in the sand on Sunday with respect to the coming debate over gun control, suggesting...

Friday Talking Points -- Another Sad Day

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We're not going to have our normal partisan talking points today. We're going to follow the lead set by Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, and we're just not going to go there today.

Sam Stein

Senator Readies Gun Control Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the immediate aftermath of the shooting in Aurora, the debate over gun control policy has more or less centered on whether it's an ap...

Greg Rosalsky

Frank Lautenberg Takes On Koch Brothers | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, Koch Industries escalated what began as a quick jab by Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) into a heated back-and-forth. The c...

Lynne Peeples

Moms Descend On Congress To Urge Toxic Chemical Reform | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green

Christine Nienstedt is a fairly typical mom. Her time is stretched thin between work and her kids' soccer games -- and navigating the array of toxic c...

Christie Would Give Romney 'Blue-Collar Appeal'

Martin Zabell | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Martin Zabell

Chris Christie would be the perfect vice presidential nominee on Mitt Romney's GOP presidential ticket if he is who his supporters say he is. Howeve...

Chris Christie Hurls 'Selfish And Foolish' Charge

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — It's become the political equivalent of a wrestling cage match, pitting a brash, combative Republican governor against an equall...

Chris Christie's War Of Words Get Uglier | File Photos | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

The war of words between Gov. Chris Christie and U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg is getting uglier....

Jennifer Bendery

Trayvon Martin Shooting Unlikely To Change Gun Debate, Lawmakers Concede | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's been more than a year since Jared Loughner walked up to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) at a constituent event in Tucson, ...

Matt Sledge

Ray LaHood, New Jersey Senators To John Boehner: 'Let's Not Allow the House Tea Party To Hold Jobs Hostage' | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Federal and state leaders pleaded Monday with House Speaker John Boehner to take up the Senate's transportation bill, which passed la...

Kerrey Seeks To Join Comeback Senators

AP | By DONNA CASSATA and MARGERY A. BECK | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Call `em the comeback crew. Republican Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana and Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey served years in the...

Lawmakers React To Komen Reversal

Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

After facing enormous backlash to its controversial plan to stop funding Planned Parenthood breast cancer screenings, Susan G. Komen for the Cure has ...

John Celock

Chris Christie To Lead Political Train Ride From N.J. To Washington | John Celock | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) will be leading a New Jersey invasion of Washington Thursday night, following the state's annual train party for po...

1-855-VET-TALK Goes National

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- A veteran-to-veteran help line established six years ago in New Jersey to provide crisis counseling and prevent suicides among the...

Hormone Disruptors in Canned Food: New Worries

McKay Jenkins | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green
McKay Jenkins

Should tomatoes that were grown without pesticides still be considered "organic" if they'd been steeping in BPA? And come to think of it, when was the last time you saw mention of any ingredient for any package of the food you eat?

Christina Wilkie

PHOTOS: A-List Party For MSNBC Host | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- The back room of the Hay Adams Hotel was the place to be on Wednesday night, as Washington A-listers turned out to toast Chris Matthews'...

Amanda Terkel

Republicans Finally Film 'It Gets Better' Video | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers from the New Jersey congressional delegation have filmed an anti-bullying video for the It Gets Better P...

U.S. Senator: Chris Christie Is 'Abusive To Women'

Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) appeared on "Hardball with Chris Matthews" Friday to discuss speculation surrounding the possibility the Republican gov...

Stop and Remember

Sen. Frank Lautenberg | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Sen. Frank Lautenberg

2011-08-22-Screenshot20110822at1.01.58PM.jpg 9/11 changed our country forever, and a tragedy of this magnitude requires every American to stop and remember -- and show the world how strong we are when we stand together.

Should Jews Support the Debt Bill?

Dovid Efune | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Dovid Efune

The bill could be perceived by some as essentially un-Jewish. However, in order to reach a proper conclusion in this debate, what needs to be determined is an authentic Jewish perspective on wealth redistribution and charity in general.

Christina Wilkie

Lautenberg: Hollywood's Host On Capitol Hill | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

Sen. Frank Lautenberg has no formal ties to the entertainment industry. But in the past few years, the New Jersey Democrat's office in the Hart Buildi...

Cory Booker Says He Won't Run For Senate

West Ward, NJ Patch | Joshua Wilwohl and Sharon Adarlo | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker refuted rumors that he is running for U.S. Senate and said unequivocally he would remain mayor of Newark....

Jennifer Bendery

Key Senator: Bin Laden May Have Lived At Compound For Up To Six Years | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Monday that Osama bin Laden had been living on the compound where he was...

Amanda Terkel

Global Family Planning Funding Threatened By GOP Budget Cuts | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans continue to push for sweeping cuts amidst federal budget talks, women's rights advocates worry the threat to internation...