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Policy Analyst Jeff Bell Wins GOP Primary To Face Sen. Cory Booker

Former Washington policy analyst Jeff Bell won a tight race Tuesday night for the GOP Senate primary nomination in New Jersey.

06/03/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Rep. Cantor Visits Bronx Charter School As Debate Over Public Schools Continues

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) met with students, parents and teachers at the Bronx Charter School for Excellence on Monday.

05/12/2014

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: carolynmccarthy.house.gov)

Ex-Lawmaker Bruce Blakeman Running For McCarthy’s Congressional Seat On LI

The Republican was joined by dozens of supporters, including Rep. Peter King, as he announced his candidacy Thursday in Valley Stream.

02/20/2014

Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) (file/credit: holt.house.gov)

Rep. Rush Holt Announces Retirement At End Of Term

Holt, 65, ran for the U.S. Senate last year to fill the seat left vacant by Sen. Frank Lautenberg but lost in the primary to Cory Booker.

02/18/2014

Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin

Weiner, Wife Band Together, Say Latest Sexting Scandal Is Old News

Mayoral candidate and former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner responded apologetically Tuesday, following revelations of another alleged cybersex relationship, but said he is not going anywhere when it comes to the mayoral race.

07/23/2013

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) (credit: maloney.house.gov)

New York Reps: Congress Must Stop Student Loan Interest From Doubling

Three New York members of Congress on Saturday urged their fellow lawmakers to act before student loan interest rates double.

06/29/2013

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Ex-Giant Harry Carson To Consider Running For Congress

Hall of Famer and former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson says he’s considering a run for Congress in New Jersey.

01/02/2012