Senate

Beyonce
Instagram/CNN
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
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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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vote
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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Election Day
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Larry Kane
November 02, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election Day is Tuesday. The voices of the candidates will finally dim and a hush will fall over the political landscape. The people get the power — if you're a voter, Tuesday is your day. But, sadly, many Americans will stay home. The U.S. ranks 28th in voter turnout...
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Tony Romeo
October 17, 2018 - 4:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With hours remaining in the last scheduled voting day of the year, a proposal by the top-ranking Republican in the state Senate to exempt the Catholic Church from sex abuse lawsuits is landing with a thud among Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and other...
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New Jersey Senate protest
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David Madden
October 17, 2018 - 4:04 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (KYW Newsradio) — With less than three weeks before the midterms, a newly released poll shows the race for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey is tightening up just a bit. From a sample of nearly 900 likely New Jersey voters, a survey from Quinnipiac University revealed that incumbent...
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Vice President Mike Pence announces the result of the vote for the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in Washington.
AP Photo/APTN
October 07, 2018 - 5:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Picking up the pieces after a contentious nomination battle, the Senate's majority leader said Sunday that the chamber won't be irreparably damaged by the wrenching debate over sexual misconduct that has swirled around new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. While Sen. Mitch...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh
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October 05, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh seems assured of surviving a Supreme Court nomination fight for the ages after two wavering senators said they'd back him despite weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and rowdy Capitol protests. Announcements by Republican Susan Collins of Maine and...
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