Even with changes and reforms, Casey says, the backlog for disability claims is 266 days for Philadelphia veterans. “That backlog is unacceptable,” he says.
New Jersey voters returned Democratic incumbent Sen. Cory Booker’s to Washington for his first full term Tuesday, extending the party’s firm grip on the office.
US Senator Bob Casey says he is endorsing a bill that would require one nurse for every 750 students.
But several members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee were skeptical.
The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will swear in Booker on Oct. 31 at noon at the U.S. Capitol.
“The problem is the extreme right is driving the train, at least in the Congress,” Casey said at 30th Street Station.
Rowan University political analyst Larry Butler says getting people out to the polls — or not — could be the key to victory.
The survey of more than 2,000 Garden State voters indicates that Democrats are heavily in favor of Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker, who garnered 54 percent in the poll.
The special election will remain on October 16th now that New Jersey’s top court has refused to take up a legal challenge to the date.
Some five dozen Democratic party officials are working hard to get Cory Booker elected to the U.S. Senate seat vacated by the late Frank Lautenberg.
US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) visited Temple University today to talk about the possibility that interest on federally subsidized student loans could go from their current rate of 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1st.
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.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wants to hold a special election in October to fill the US Senate seat left vacant by Frank Lautenberg’s death on Monday.
Who to pick as an interim successor? When to hold a special election? And what about Christie’s own political aspirations?
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.