A newly-elected state Senator is shaking things up in the state capitol by suggesting that portraits of convicted legislative leaders ought not to be displayed in the halls of the venerable building.
The number of elder abuse cases is increasing and one of Pennsylvania’s US Senators wants to do something about it.
Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is spending time right now making movies, but he’s not ruling out another presidential run in 2016.
Louisa Terrell will serve as Booker’s chief of staff, and Modia “Mo” Butler will serve as New Jersey state director.
Gov. Chris Christie is perhaps the nation’s highest-profile Republican — but that’s no guarantee the seat held by the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg will switch to GOP hands.
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89.
U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey say the Navy has agreed to commission the USS Somerset in Philadelphia.
Vice President Joe Biden, who had a boyhood home in Scranton, will receive the Pennsylvania Society’s Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement.
Carper made the announcement Tuesday on his Facebook page, saying he came to his decision “after a great deal of soul searching.”
Job approval poll numbers are rebounding from a five-year low for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey in the wake of an ethics probe involving a major donor.
Lautenberg spokesman Caley Gray said Monday that the New Jersey Democrat was feeling better and would be back for Senate votes on the budget expected later this week.
A spokeswoman for Robert Menendez says the senator hopes U.S. authorities join their Dominican counterparts in investigating the origin of reports he paid women in the Dominican Republic for sex.
The oldest member of the U.S. Senate says he’ll keep working until his term ends in 2015.
The Senator is expected to make the official announcement from Paterson on Friday.
Sen. Robert Menendez’s office said Wednesday that he traveled three times on a plane owned by a prominent Florida political donor but that the trips were paid for and reported appropriately.