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New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies At 89

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89.

06/03/2013

Governors have broken into a partisan on-camera feud at the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama.r ambitions. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Governors Battle Local Problems While Eyeing 2016 Race

Republican governors are often seen as innovative policymakers and potential presidential candidates, but a few are struggling with political or ethical problems that might crimp their ambitions.

05/01/2013

File photo of a sign acknowledging the presence of FEMA officials at a Sandy cleanup site in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Defends Handling Of Sandy Flood Claims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is defending its handling of Superstorm Sandy-related flood insurance claims following sharp criticism by New Jersey’s governor.

02/05/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thanked President Obama for his quick response to Hurricane Sandy assistance. (Photo credit -- JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Gov. Christie Thanks President Obama For Quick Hurricane Sandy Response

Gov. Chris Christie is thanking President Obama for coming to New Jersey’s aid after Superstorm Sandy and remembering the 42,000 state residents still homeless since the Oct. 29 storm.

01/31/2013

File photo of the Republican National Convention. (credit: Getty Images)

Supreme Court Continues Order Of RNC Targeting Minority Voter Intimidation

The Supreme Court has turned down an effort by the Republican National Committee to end a 30-year-old court order aimed at preventing intimidation of minority voters.

01/14/2013

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Sandy Victims Blast Delays In Flood Insurance Aid

Even as Congress headed toward passage Friday of an aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy, many victims seethed, wondering why it took so long.

01/04/2013

File photo of modern West Point uniforms (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Lost Military Jacket Found On Post-Sandy NJ Beach

Donna Gugger’s heart was heavy as she sifted through the scattered debris and devastation left by Superstorm Sandy along the Jersey Shore. Pieces of broken furniture. Shards of metal. Chairs ripped off patios. Blue jeans tossed out of bureaus.

11/30/2012

President Barack Obama is thanking workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs under "less than optimal circumstances" during the government shutdown. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Views Sandy Recovery In Aerial Tour Of NYC

President Barack Obama got his first look Thursday at the devastation that Superstorm Sandy waged on New York City, with a helicopter tour above flood-ravaged and burned-out sections of Queens and Staten Island.

11/15/2012

AVALON, NJ - OCTOBER 30:  Heavy surf caused by Hurricane Sandy buckles Ocean Ave on October 30, 2012 in Avalon, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Amid Political Storm, Obama To View Sandy Recovery

In the midst of a political tempest that has engulfed his former CIA director and his top military commander in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama is traveling to New York City to view recovery efforts from the massive East Coast storm Sandy.

11/15/2012

Hurricane Relief Items (Credit: WNEW reporter Kevin Rincon)

Students Spend Day Off Helping Victims of Sandy

Students of a catholic school in Silver Spring are filling an over-sized van with basic needs items Friday and shipping it off to New Jersey for Hurricane Sandy relief.

11/09/2012

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