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A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Target, Neiman Marcus Executives Testify On Data Breaches

John Mulligan, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Target, said the retailer has taken actions to shore up security following the massive breach of millions of consumers’ data.

02/04/2014

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N.J. Lawmakers Drop Discussion Of Religious Exemption For Same-Sex Marriage

With gay marriage now legal in New Jersey, state lawmakers have stopped their push to codify the details through a bill — saying it is not urgent to address whether religious-affiliated organizations should be exempt.

12/16/2013

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (file / credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Blumenthal: Justice Department’s Seizure Of AP Phone Records ‘Deeply Troubling’

The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive called a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into how news organizations gather the news.

05/14/2013

Sen. Chris Murphy in Washington, D.C. (file / credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Chris Murphy Speaks Out On Future Of Assault Weapons Ban

The passage of the assault weapons ban in Senate Judiciary Committee is a big step forward in the fight for common sense gun reforms, according to Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut.

03/15/2013

Hearing on gay marriage at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - Jan 24, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Senate Panel OKs Gay Marriage Bill; Gov. Christie Vows To Veto

The Democratic-controlled Senate Judiciary committee forwarded the bill to the full Senate in an 8-4 party-line vote. Similar legislation failed in the Senate two years ago.

01/24/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Senate Panel To Consider Christie’s Pick For Attorney General

Jeff Chiesa’s nomination will be debated Thursday, two weeks after Christie announced a senior staff shake-up that would move the nominee from chief counsel.

01/02/2012

Anne Patterson is seen with Gov. Chris Christie at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - May 3, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

New Jersey Supreme Court Nominee Anne Patterson Testifying Before Senate Judiciary Committee

The Mendham woman’s confirmation hearing comes more than a year after Gov. Chris Christie picked her to join a court he says it too activist.

05/31/2011