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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about the Iran deal at Rutgers University's Chabad House on Aug. 25, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christie Urges Booker To Oppose Iran Deal

Gov. Chris Christie wants New Jersey’s junior U.S. senator to oppose the Iran deal.

08/25/2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Bob Menendez (obscured top left) attend a meeting on a new Hudson River tunnel on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: Handout)

Christie Talks Hudson River Rail Tunnel With State, Federal Transportation Officials

The 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.

08/18/2015

A NJ TRANSIT train. (credit: CBS2)

Menendez, Booker Call For Increased Infrastructure Funding In Wake Of NJ TRANSIT Train Problems

Lawmakers and NJ TRANSIT commuters are demaning answers after a week plagued by problems caused by Amtrak overhead wire issues.

07/27/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: CBS2)

Sen. Schumer Keeps Mum On How He’ll Vote On Iran Nuclear Deal

Sen. Charles Schumer said he’s feeling the pressure as he dissects the Iran nuclear deal, but is not disclosing how he plans to vote.

07/27/2015

A case containing medical marijuana (Photo: CBS 2)

Senators Push Bill To End Federal Ban In States With Approved Medical Marijuana

Two local U.S. senators introduced a bill on Sunday that would end a federal ban in states where medical marijuana has been made legal.

03/15/2015

Debris is left out for removal on Nov. 20, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

FEMA Exec Says He Has Seen Evidence Of Insurance Fraud After Sandy

The executive in charge of FEMA’s insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money.

03/02/2015

FILE -- A drone flies above trees in Pessac, France. (credit: Jean Pierre Muller/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Government Proposes Rules For Routine Commercial Use Of Drones

Among the chores that officials envision drones performing: aerial photography and mapping, crop monitoring, and inspections of cell towers, bridges and other tall structures.

02/15/2015

Sen. Cory Booker talks with children at Harrington Park Elementary in New Jersey on Nov. 5, 2014. (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Cory Booker Grateful After Re-Election Win

Booker 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.

11/05/2014

FILE -- Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US Sen. Booker Wins Re-Election In New Jersey Minutes After Polls Close

New Jersey voters are faced with a plethora of decisions this Election Day, including whether U.S. Sen. Booker should get his first full term in Washington.

11/04/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks next to Richard Weited, owner of East Dover marina,  in Toms River on Oct. 29, 2014, the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy slamming into the state. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Officials, Residents On Sandy Anniversary: Rebuilding Has Been Too Slow

The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in New Jersey, where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt, but many other people still unable to return to their homes.

10/29/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a news conference at Bristol-Myers Children's Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University October 07, 2014 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Christie Stumps For Republican Jeff Bell In Senate Race Against Cory Booker

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took a break from the road on Monday morning to lend a hand to another Republican from his state, who is fighting an uphill battle for a U.S. Senate seat.

10/20/2014

Sen. Cory Booker

CBS 2 Exclusive: Booker Defends Use Of Money Given To Newark Schools By Facebook CEO

U.S. Sen. and former Newark Mayor Cory Booker has been receiving a lot of criticism on how a $100 million donation to the Newark Public Schools, by Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg, is being spent.

05/16/2014

Ras Baraka

Ras Baraka Wins Newark Mayoral Race

City Councilman Ras Baraka declared victory Tuesday evening in the race for Newark mayor.

05/13/2014

Shavar Jeffries, Ras Baraka

Sometimes-Ugly Newark Mayoral Campaign To End With Election Tuesday

Voters in Newark will elect a new mayor on Tuesday, following a long, contentious and sometimes ugly campaign between the two Democratic candidates.

05/12/2014

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Voters Focused On Curbing Crime As Newark Mayoral Election Looms

On May 13, voters will head to the polls for the first time since their mayor moved on the U.S. Senate, and as the election looms a battle is brewing between the two main candidates.

05/08/2014

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