Pope Delivers Historic Address To Congress, Urges Lawmakers To Embrace MigrantsGreeted by a roar of welcome from U.S. lawmakers, Pope Francis walked with an ear-to-ear smile into the Capitol's House chamber Thursday for the first-ever address by a pontiff to a joint meeting of Congress.
Cuomo, Christie Ask Obama To Pay For Half Of 'Fair' Plan For Hudson TunnelIn a letter Tuesday to President Barack Obama, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie say their states, along with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, would cover the rest of the project.
Democrats Clinch Critical 41 Votes For Iran Nuclear DealDemocrats clinched the crucial Senate votes Tuesday to block passage of a disapproval resolution against the Iran nuclear accord.
Cory Booker Announces Support For Iran Nuclear DealBooker said in a statement that the deal is flawed, but the alternative is worse.
Christie Urges Booker To Oppose Iran DealGov. Chris Christie wants New Jersey's junior U.S. senator to oppose the Iran deal.
Christie Talks Hudson River Rail Tunnel With State, Federal Transportation OfficialsThe meeting about the proposed Amtrak Gateway project at Sen. Cory Booker's office in Newark included the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez.
Menendez, Booker Call For Increased Infrastructure Funding In Wake Of NJ TRANSIT Train ProblemsLawmakers and NJ TRANSIT commuters are demaning answers after a week plagued by problems caused by Amtrak overhead wire issues.
Sen. Schumer Keeps Mum On How He'll Vote On Iran Nuclear DealSen. Charles Schumer said he's feeling the pressure as he dissects the Iran nuclear deal, but is not disclosing how he plans to vote.
Senators Push Bill To End Federal Ban In States With Approved Medical MarijuanaTwo local U.S. senators introduced a bill on Sunday that would end a federal ban in states where medical marijuana has been made legal.
FEMA Exec Says He Has Seen Evidence Of Insurance Fraud After SandyThe executive in charge of FEMA's insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money.
Federal Government Proposes Rules For Routine Commercial Use Of DronesAmong the chores that officials envision drones performing: aerial photography and mapping, crop monitoring, and inspections of cell towers, bridges and other tall structures.
Cory Booker Grateful After Re-Election WinBooker said he received a call from President Barack Obama on Tuesday night after the former Newark mayor defeated Republican challenger Jeff Bell, 56 percent to 42 percent.