Sen. Bob Menendez
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) were among many who called for a ban on tourist helicopters along the waterway, saying they create an unacceptable racket and cause safety concerns.
As of Friday afternoon, 59 senators now back a new sanctions package they say would increase the pressure on Iran to make nuclear concessions, congressional aides said. The count brings Congress closer to passing a bill the Obama administration considers a threat to a historic diplomatic opportunity.
Idowu Daramola is charged with death by auto, reckless driving and using a cell phone while operating a vehicle.
The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act was negotiated by four Democrats and four Republicans and was formally filed on the Senate floor around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.
The disclosure reflects the latest intersection between the New Jersey Democrat who is the subject of an ethics inquiry on Capitol Hill and the Florida doctor involved in a federal criminal investigation.
The automatic across-the-board spending cuts took effect Friday after neither side could reach a deal to avoid the sequester and President Obama signed the order.
A conservative website — The Daily Caller — posted interviews with two prostitutes who claim Sen. Bob Menendez paid them for sex in the Dominican Republic.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez was appointed in January 2006 to fill the seat of Jon Corzine, who was elected to a single term as governor of New Jersey that year. Menendez was elected to the Senate seat in November 2006.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), and his Republican challenger, state Sen. Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) sparred Thursday over how best to jumpstart the economy.
About $46 million will go to replace aging NJ TRANSIT buses with newer, more fuel-efficient models that could allow the agency to hold the line on fares.
Already weak from rounds of chemotherapy, young Yarellis Bonilla learned Friday that her big sister from El Salvador will soon arrive in the United States to try and save her life.
City Council Member Daniel Dromm, and openly gay veteran Denny Meyer held a news conference in Jackson Heights Saturday praising Congress for the repeal vote.
A cancer specialist who advised Scotland’s government over the release of the Lockerbie bomber on Thursday defended the assessment of medical experts that the prisoner had only three months to live.