U.S. Senate

Labor Day weekend breakfast
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David Madden
August 31, 2018 - 2:13 pm
COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Labor Day weekend traditionally marks the start of the fall political season. So it should come as no surprise that a Labor Day weekend breakfast in South Jersey served as a rallying point for the mid-term congressional election, particularly for one Democrat in...
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Left: Gov. Tom Wolf, August 2018. Right: Sen. Bob Casey speaks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr/ Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
Tony Romeo
August 30, 2018 - 4:30 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Contrary to a much-publicized poll released by a conservative political action committee earlier this month, a new Franklin & Marshall College poll shows incumbent Democrats Tom Wolf and Bob Casey with double-digit leads over their Republican challengers for...
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Bob Menendez
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David Madden
August 23, 2018 - 12:06 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's U.S. Senate race has gotten a whole lot closer, according to a newly released statewide poll . Quinnipiac's polling numbers have tightened in the battle between Democrat incumbent Bob Menendez and Republican opponent Bob Hugin. "Back in March, Sen...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
June 06, 2018 - 10:55 am
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday. DeVos' testimony to a Senate subcommittee came...
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David Madden
June 05, 2018 - 8:01 am
(KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday is Primary Election Day in New Jersey, and a U.S. Senate seat tops the ballot this time around. Polls opened at 6 a.m. Turnout is expected to be light, as voters select candidates for the fall election. There is not much drama, for the most part. There are four Republicans...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker
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Steve Tawa
May 10, 2018 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Inside the Liacouras Center at Temple University, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, was the commencement speaker for the largest-ever graduating class. During the commencement, Booker received an honorary degee. "I will make John McCain, Patrick Leahy, Chuck...
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Don Blankenship is a Republican candidate for West Virginia's U.S. Senate
Don Blankenship campaign
May 08, 2018 - 11:35 am
By Dan Merica and Eric Bradner, CNN (CNN) -- In the final days of the Republican US Senate primary in West Virginia, what was once considered improbable by the political establishment in Washington became a very real possibility: Coal baron Don Blankenship, who spent a year in prison for his...
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Chelsea Manning speaks with protesters at an anti-fracking rally in Baltimore
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
May 07, 2018 - 7:49 am
By David McFadden, Associated Press NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Chelsea Manning is no longer living as a transgender woman in a male military prison, serving the lengthiest sentence ever for revealing U.S. government secrets. She's free to grow out her hair, travel the world, and spend time with...
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