Rice’s exit could help Menendez, Casey

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WASHINGTON -- Susan Rice’s withdrawal as a candidate to be secretary of state could have a ripple effect that reaches New Jersey Senator... Read more

Menendez: reinstate assault weapons ban

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WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez came to the Senate floor today to call for reinstating a ban on assault weapons, banning high-capacity... Read more

Lautenberg: Action needed to stop gun violence

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D., N.J.) renewed his call for new laws to combat gun violence following today's school shooting... Read more

Schwartz appointed to Ways and Means Committee

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WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz got some added clout in the Capitol Wednesday when she was named to the influential House Ways... Read more

Homeland Security: no delay in arrest of Menendez intern

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security denied a report today that they delayed arresting an intern working for Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J... Read more

Menendez: didn't know intern was sex offender

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Sen. Bob Menendez said today he did not know that one of his unpaid interns was an illegal immigrant and that he could not have known that... Read more

Futures for Booker, Lautenberg tied together

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WASHINGTON -- He’s not up for election until 2014, but Frank Lautenberg can’t escape questions about his future these days. On... Read more

Senate honors Specter

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WASHINGTON - The Senate recognized the death of former Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter Monday night, approving a resolution in his honor. Specter... Read more