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WASHINGTON - As President Obama has worked toward what some have hailed as a potentially historic agreement with Iran, he has faced steely skepticism from New Jersey - in the form of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez.
Council passed a slew of important bills in its last meeting of 2013.
HARRISBURG Breaking ranks with his conservative colleagues, a Bucks County Republican on Thursday said he planned to introduce a bill to impose a tax on natural gas drilling.
As news cameras clicked, the parents of a 2-year-old girl with severe epilepsy arrived at South Jersey's first medical marijuana dispensary to buy her an ounce when it opened six weeks ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Battle-fatigued and suddenly bipartisan, the House voted Thursday night to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and head off future government shutdowns, acting after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure's defeat.
One staple may cost New Jersey taxpayers more than $2 million.
Demonstrators chanting in Spanish and English demanded a halt to deportations - "Ni una mas," or "Not one more" - and blocked two driveways at the detention center of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Philadelphia on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An American who vanished nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence-gathering mission that, when it came to light inside the government, produced one of the most serious scandals in the recent history of the CIA - but all in secret, an Associated Press investigation found.
Lyle Denniston looks at a Supreme Court precedent that allows police and spy agencies to access your cellphone call records dates back to 1979, and why...
Aspiring legal marijuana producers and vendors in Colorado and Washington state have a lot riding on a closed-door meeting today held by an obscure Treasury...
HARRISBURG - More than two years in the making, a package of bills to strengthen the state's child-protection laws was approved by legislators Wednesday and sent to the governor.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced this morning that nearly 365,000 Americans had signed up for private health insurance under...
If you have ever cursed SEPTA while enduring a smelly Center City station that included suspect puddles which leaked through the walls even though it...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
BOSTON (AP) - Democrat Katherine Clark easily defeated three opponents Tuesday to win a vacant congressional seat and become the fifth woman to represent Massachusetts in the U.S. House.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Organizations and advocates on all sides of the online gambling debate are cheering a Congressional hearing on the state of online gambling.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ahh, the first year of a baby's life - learning to sit up, crawl, even walk. But how about playtime in a baby seat with an iPad and some cool apps?
TRENTON - A bill qualifying undocumented immigrants for in-state college tuition rates cleared an Assembly committee Thursday, moving one step toward reaching the desk of Gov. Christie - who has said he would not sign it.
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