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Social Media Today: Selfie Senator, Google+ Ends “Real Names,” New App

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

07/16/2014

(Cory Booker, in file photo by Brad Barket/ Getty Images)

Obamacare Birth Control Coverage Advocates Looking Past US Supreme Court Case

“I do believe we have the ability to do something about this,” Booker says of Congress.

07/01/2014

(Rabbi Aaron Krupnick of Congregation Beth El listens as former president Bill Clinton tells a humorous anecdote at a Temple University memorial service honoring Lewis Katz.  Image from Tempe U. TV)

Luminaries, Family Members Remember Lewis Katz

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, speaking at a memorial Wednesday for Lewis Katz, said “the world will never be as much fun” as it was before the Philadelphia newspaper co-owner’s death.

06/04/2014

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Voters Head To Polls For Primary Day In New Jersey

Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 8 tonight. There are a few major races where party nominations are up for grabs.

06/03/2014

(Gov. Chris Christie, in file photo, by Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Second Chance For Christie After Stumble On Israel

Chris Christie is getting a second chance to impress Jewish leaders after a recent stumble that upset some of the GOP’s most powerful donors.

05/18/2014

(Cory Booker, on the night of his election to the US Senate.  Credit: Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)

2013 IN REVIEW: Booker Gets US Senate Seat, Christie Reëlected

The death of US Senator Frank Lautenberg led to a special election for his seat. Newark mayor Cory Booker won handily.

12/25/2013

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Booker Goes To Washington A Celebrity And Senator

Booker, the 44-year-old Democratic former mayor of Newark, N.J., came into Congress as a rare freshman senator with celebrity status.

11/10/2013

(Chris Christie greets supporters in Asbury Park after winning a second term as NJ governor.   Credit: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Analyst Says Christie’s Decision on US Senate Vote Likely Sealed His Re-Election

Political observers say there were few surprises in the landslide re-election of Republican governor Chris Christie.

11/06/2013

(Gov. Chris Christie, in file photo.  Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Final Weekend Of Campaigning In NJ Governor Race

The candidates for New Jersey governor finished the last big weekend of the race with a flurry of campaign appearances.

11/03/2013

Cory Booker (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Cory Booker Officially Swears In As Newest U.S. Senator

Former Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker was sworn in as a Democratic senator from New Jersey on Thursday, taking the oath of office, exchanging hugs with Vice President Joe Biden and acknowledging the applause of friends and family members seated in the visitor’s gallery that rings the chamber.

10/31/2013

Cory Booker (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Cory Booker To Be Sworn In As US Senator Next Week

The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will swear in Booker on Oct. 31 at noon at the U.S. Capitol.

10/23/2013

Cory Booker (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

NJ Senator-Elect Cory Booker Names Two Staff Members

Louisa Terrell will serve as Booker’s chief of staff, and Modia “Mo” Butler will serve as New Jersey state director.

10/22/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.17.13

Chris breaks down the deal to end the government shutdown, Cory Booker’s win in New Jersey’s special Senate election, and Governor Tom Corbett releasing $45 million to Philadelphia schools. He talks to New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett and Comedian Jonathan Kite.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/17/2013

Eyewitness News in Harrison Township, Gloucester County where voters came out to cast ballots. (credit: CBS3)

Voters Head To The Polls In New Jersey For Special Senate Election

Voters are heading to the polls in New Jersey today to pick a successor to the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.

10/16/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.16.13

Chris covers the latest round of negotiations to end the government shutdown, the special Senate election in New Jersey between Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan and polling about how politically divided Americans are. He talks to Author Ann Coulter and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/16/2013

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