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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White Men

Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.

07/18/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Jay LaPrete/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Has No Accomplishments To Tout On The Campaign Trail

Obama would serve the country better if he quit the name-calling, went back home, and actually accomplished something for this nation.

07/17/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.

07/12/2012

iPhone (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for Big W)

Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

An Obamacare supporter at the Supreme Court (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Bipartisan Panel Chairman Likely To Be Tie-Breaker In NJ Redistricting

Chairman John Farmer Jr., who is the Rutgers Law School dean, says Republicans and Democrats are likely to remain divided.

12/22/2011

(credit: File Photo/Clip Art)

Expiring Payroll Tax Cut Threatens To Hit Workers In Their Wallets

“It’s really going to hurt because two of my kids are in college and of course $1,000, $2,000 can really help in paying tuition,” said Antonio Meloni of Astoria.

12/01/2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Poll: Gov. Christie’s Approval Rating Unchanged

Voters were split 46-48 percent on whether Christie’s failure to make Republican gains in the Legislature would spell trouble for him if he runs for re-election in two years.

11/16/2011

Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Political Battle Expected Over NJ Budget

Republicans led by Gov. Chris Christie want to hold the line on spending and taxes. Democrats led by legislative leaders in the Senate and Assembly want to restore funding to the state’s most needy citizens and fully fund public education, and they want the state’s wealthiest taxpayers to shoulder more of the costs.

06/26/2011

Nassau County redistricting proposal

GOP Redistricting Plan Met With Fierce Opposition In Nassau County

It’s an issue that inflames sensitivities — and that’s exactly what’s happening in Nassau County. A proposal to make sweeping changes to district boundaries has virtually everyone upset.

05/16/2011

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Democratic Lawmakers Want Doctor Tie Ban In New York

Some lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.

05/04/2011

New Jersey Map - File / Credit: AP

Why Does Redistricting Matter In New Jersey?

Redistricting matters in two ways, says Rutgers University political science professor emeritus Gerald Pomper.

04/04/2011

New Jersey State Assembly

Panel OKs NJ Legislative Map Favored By Democrats

The panel chosen to redraw boundaries for New Jersey’s 40 legislative districts has formally approved the election map proposed by Democrats.

04/03/2011

The New Jersey capitol building in Trenton. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Chosen NJ Legislative Map Favors Democrats

The tie-breaking member of a commission chosen to redraw boundaries for New Jersey’s 40 legislative districts selected a new election map submitted by Democrats, The Associated Press has learned.

04/02/2011

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