Senate

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December 18, 2018 - 9:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society. Senate passage of the bill by a...
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Election workers place ballots into electronic counting machines, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at the Broward Supervisor of Elections office in Lauderhill, Fla.
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November 12, 2018 - 8:40 am
By Kelli Kennedy and Terry Spencer, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Mishaps, protests and litigation are overshadowing the vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and Senate, reviving memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco in the premier political battleground state...
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Republican Florida Governor-elect Ron DeSantis, center, waves to the supporters with his wife, Casey, left, and Republican Lt. Governor-elect Jeanette Nunez, third right.
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November 09, 2018 - 10:13 am
By Brendan Farrington, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Razor-thin margins in Florida's bitter races for the U.S. Senate and governor are raising the specter of possible recounts, potentially prolonging two of the most closely watched contests of the nation's midterm elections. In the...
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Bob Menendez
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David Madden
November 06, 2018 - 11:44 pm
HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — It was expensive. It was dirty. But Bob Menendez will continue to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate, besting Republican opponent Bob Hugin in a bitter election. Menendez, who won a third term, did not receive a concession call from Hugin. That was left to...
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Voters cast their ballots at Robious Elementary School in Chesterfield, Va., on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
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November 06, 2018 - 10:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were gaining ground in a district-by-district battle for control of the House Tuesday night, while setbacks in Indiana and Tennessee squeezed their already narrow path to a Senate majority. With control of Congress, statehouses and President Donald Trump's agenda at...
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Beyonce
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November 06, 2018 - 7:47 pm
By Sandra Gonzalez (CNN) -- Beto O'Rourke just received a big eleventh hour show of support from one very famous Texan. Hours before the polls closed in Texas, superstar singer Beyoncé took to Instagram to show her support for the Texas Democratic Senate candidate. Beyoncé, a native of Houston,...
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May 10, 2017; Willingboro, NJ, USA; Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) fields questions from constituents and other citizens during a town hall meeting.
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David Madden
November 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Down the ballot in South Jersey, there are three congressional races to watch. The 3rd District in Burlington and Ocean Counties sees incumbent Republican Tom MacArthur and Democrat Andy Kim neck in neck. At last week’s NJTV debate, they went after each other. "When he...
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Senators Bob Menendez and Bog Hugin
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
November 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — By most accounts, the New Jersey Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bob Menendez and Republican challenger Bob Hugin is unexpectedly close. While Menendez's lead was just single digits two weeks ago, the latest Quinnipiac Poll has him opening it up to 15 points...
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Larry Kane
November 05, 2018 - 12:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The polls open in less than 24 hours, but there is always the question of making the time to vote. There's a vivid reality of thinking, "I can miss this election. It's only my one vote." If everybody thought that, we would have a king or queen or a dictator in charge...
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Larry Kane
November 03, 2018 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are many reasons to vote, not the least of which is the sacrifice that Americans made in World War II to preserve our freedoms to vote. History and missed opportunities show that one vote counts. You don't have to vote, but missing out on a midterm or any...
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