Booker, the 44-year-old Democratic former mayor of Newark, N.J., came into Congress as a rare freshman senator with celebrity status.
Interest rates on new federally subsidized Stafford loans were set to double Monday after Congress failed to act before the deadline. That means more debt for college students.
A three-judge panel in New Jersey has dismissed a suit aimed at blocking a special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has named state attorney general Jeffrey Chiesa to temporarily fill the US Senate seat that opened up this week after Frank Lautenberg’s death.
Shira Goodman, executive director of CeaseFirePA, is disappointed the Toomey-Manchin amendment didn’t pass but says the fight for gun control laws will go on.
Republican Dominic Pileggi, who represents portions of Chester and Delaware Counties in the Pennsylvania State House, has decided against running for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
“There are over 32,000 young adults in our state who can stay on their parents’ insurance now, up to the age of 26, and they would have to go back to being uninsured,” says Athena Ford with the Pennsylvania Health Access Network.
Tea party activists are trying to energize conservative voters to propel Republican Christine O’Donnell to a victory in Delaware’s U.S. Senate race.
Philadelphia’s four suburban counties are the focus of much attention from U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, a Democrat, and former Congressman Pat Toomey, a Republican
Just hours after a nationally televised showdown, Democrat Chris Coons and Republican Christine O’Donnell were back at it again, meeting in their second debate of Delaware’s U.S. Senate campaign.