Government

Governor Phil Murphy delivers his second State of the State address in Trenton on January 14, 2020.
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David Madden
January 14, 2020 - 6:12 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy delivered his annual State of the State message to a joint legislative session in Trenton and hit on familiar themes while proposing new initiatives on a few fronts. Read more here.
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Atlantic City Council President Marty Small
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David Madden
October 16, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Marty Small was unanimously selected by his City Council colleagues in Atlantic City to take over as Mayor until voters decide next year on a replacement to Frank Gilliam, who resigned after pleading guilty to theft charges in federal court earlier this month.
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Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey at a meeting with reporters.
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Mike DeNardo
September 20, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, who met with reporters at his Philadelphia office Friday, says he's "cautiously optimistic" about his gun background check bill after some tweaks suggested by Attorney General Bill Barr.
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FILE- In this June 4, 2019, file photo, a Planned Parenthood clinic is photographed in St. Louis.
Jeff Roberson/AP Photo, File
August 19, 2019 - 3:36 pm
By David Crary and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood's...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., addresses the NAACP convention, Monday, July 22, 2019, in Detroit.
Carlos Osorio/AP Photo
July 22, 2019 - 7:20 pm
By Andrew Taylor WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over the...
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Former Rep. Joe Sestak is running for president.
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Justin Udo
June 23, 2019 - 12:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak has become the latest Democrat to announce a 2020 presidential bid. The retired Navy admiral who calls himself "Admiral Joe" on his campaign website joins a crowded Democratic field seeking the nomination to challenge President Donald...
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Patricia de Lille, former Mayor of Cape Town has been appointed as the country's minister of public works.
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May 30, 2019 - 6:49 pm
By Bukola Adebayo, AJ Davis and Mohammed Tawfeeq, CNN (CNN) -- Women will now make up half of South Africa's new cabinet for the first time in the country's history. President Cyril Ramaphosa who announced the move on Wednesday said the decision was to create a line of leaders that would advance...
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Roy, complaining of Washington's free-spending ways has blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo, File
May 24, 2019 - 1:09 pm
By Andrew Taylor WASHINGTON (AP) — A House GOP conservative blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill Friday, complaining it leaves out money needed to address the migrant crisis at the border and extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measure meandering...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2019, file photo, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen through a beveled pane of glass in a door as he takes part in a news conference in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada.
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March 10, 2019 - 12:31 pm
TORONTO (AP) — There's no money, no sex and nothing illegal happened. This is what passes for a scandal in Canada. U.S. President Donald Trump has been engulfed in allegations involving possible collusion with Russia and secret payments to buy the silence of a porn star. Canadian Prime Minister...
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Mayor Jim Kenney has confirmed that, despite appearances to the contrary, he really does like his job. It was one of the lighter moments during his Thursday address to City Council in which he laid out what might be called an "election year" budget.
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Pat Loeb
March 07, 2019 - 6:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has confirmed that, despite appearances to the contrary, he really does like his job. It was one of the lighter moments during his Thursday address to City Council in which he laid out what might be called an "election year" budget. The $...
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