Contact Us
Make My Homepage
Congress

Congress

Congress Iran Nuclear Schumer
Sens. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah., arrive for a classified briefing by Secretary of State John Kerry on Iran, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
[

In split with Obama, Sen. Chuck Schumer opposes Iran deal

Sen. Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat expected to be the party's next leader in the Senate, said he will oppose the Iran nuclear deal in spite of President Barack Obama's intense lobbying in favor of the accord.

Read More|Comment

Mick Mulvaney
FILE - In this May 11, 2011 file photo, Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg, File)
[

Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.

Read More|Comment

RS3495_000007293687-300x1991
[

Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch

Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before the deadline for a cutoff of funds.

Read More|Comment

Congress
Dave Huss, Getty Images
[

Lawmakers poised to leave town with lots of work left undone

Congress is on track to shore up federal highway aid and veterans' health care before heading out of town this week for its August recess, leaving an array of sticky issues unresolved that are sure to complicate an autumn agenda already groaning under the weight of indecision.

Read More|Comment

Sally Yates
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2010, file photo, then-U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia Sally Yates, at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
[

FBI, Justice Dept. take encryption concerns to Congress

Federal law enforcement officials warned Wednesday that data encryption is making it harder to hunt for pedophiles and terror suspects, telling senators that consumers' right to privacy is not absolute and must be weighed against public-safety interests.

Read More|Comment

John Boehner
FILE - In this June 25, 2015, file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
[

Back at work – Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall.

Read More|Comment

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R., Wash. (center) at a news conference on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Wednesday.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R., Wash. (center) at a news conference on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Wednesday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
[

Late-term abortions – most would be banned under GOP bill passed by House

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans finally won House approval Wednesday for a late-term abortion ban after dropping rape provisions that provoked a rebellion by female GOP lawmakers, forcing party leaders into an embarrassing retreat.

Read More|Comment

Category: News Tags: ,
(Jeremy Edwards, ThinkStock)
(Jeremy Edwards, ThinkStock)
[

Amtrak cuts proposed by House committee on day of derailment

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A powerful House committee is weighing legislation that would slash funds for Amtrak by 18 percent just hours after a deadly train crash in Philadelphia.

Read More|Comment

Category: Nation & World, News Tags: ,
The worst park job ever
Youtube
[

The worst park job ever now belongs to a member of Congress

Just when you think you've seen it all in the road, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has provided us with what is unequivocally the worst attempt at fitting into a parking spot of all-time.

Read More|Comment

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, at a press conference last November. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, at a press conference last November. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
[

Obamacare, safety net programs targeted in House GOP budget

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans are using their new congressional majorities to push strikingly conservative budgets through the House and Senate, aiming to eliminate deficits by overturning President Barack Obama's health care law and slashing safety net programs for the poor.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.