KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.
“I do believe we have the ability to do something about this,” Booker says of Congress.
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.
Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 8 tonight. There are a few major races where party nominations are up for grabs.
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.
The death of US Senator Frank Lautenberg led to a special election for his seat. Newark mayor Cory Booker won handily.
Booker, the 44-year-old Democratic former mayor of Newark, N.J., came into Congress as a rare freshman senator with celebrity status.
Political observers say there were few surprises in the landslide re-election of Republican governor Chris Christie.
The candidates for New Jersey governor finished the last big weekend of the race with a flurry of campaign appearances.
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.
The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will swear in Booker on Oct. 31 at noon at the U.S. Capitol.
Louisa Terrell will serve as Booker’s chief of staff, and Modia “Mo” Butler will serve as New Jersey state director.
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.
Voters are heading to the polls in New Jersey today to pick a successor to the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
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.