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Abortion-rights movements, also referred to as pro-choice movements, advocate for legal access to induced abortion services.
Abscam—sometimes written ABSCAM—was a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sting operation in the late 1970s and early 1980s that led to the convictions of seven members of the United States Congress, among others.
Access to the Region's Core (ARC) was a commuter-rail project to increase passenger service capacity on New Jersey Transit (NJT) between Secaucus Junction in New Jersey and Manhattan in New York City.
Affirmative action, also known as reservation in India and Nepal, positive action in the UK, and employment equity (in a narrower context) in Canada and South Africa, is the policy of protecting members of groups that are known to have previously suffered from discrimination.
The alternative minimum tax (AMT) is a supplemental income tax imposed by the United States federal government required in addition to baseline income tax for certain individuals, corporations, estates, and trusts that have exemptions or special circumstances allowing for lower payments of standard income tax.
American Jews, or Jewish Americans, are Americans who are Jews, whether by religion, ethnicity or nationality.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), nicknamed the Recovery Act, was a stimulus package enacted by the 111th U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in February 2009.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Gene Andrew Maguire (born March 11, 1939) is a domestic and foreign affairs public policy specialist who represented New Jersey's 7th congressional district (western Bergen County) from 1975 to 1981.
Founded in 1985, the Arab American Institute is a non-profit membership organization based in Washington D.C. that focuses on the issues and interests of Arab-Americans nationwide.
Arab Americans (عَرَبٌ أَمْرِيكِيُّونَ or أمريكيون من أصل عربي) are Americans of Arab ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage or identity, who identify themselves as Arab.
Arlington National Cemetery is a United States military cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., in whose the dead of the nation's conflicts have been buried, beginning with the Civil War, as well as reinterred dead from earlier wars.
The U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA) was established as an independent agency of the United States government by the Arms Control and Disarmament Act,.
The Army Black Knights are the athletic teams that represent the United States Military Academy.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) is a private, non-profit organization that acts primarily as an advocacy group for the United States Army.
Automatic Data Processing, Inc., commonly known as ADP, is an American provider of human resources management software and services.
Aviation safety means the state of an aviation system or organization in which risks associated with aviation activities, related to, or in direct support of the operation of aircraft, are reduced and controlled to an acceptable level.
A Bachelor of Science (Latin Baccalaureus Scientiae, B.S., BS, B.Sc., BSc, or B.Sc; or, less commonly, S.B., SB, or Sc.B., from the equivalent Latin Scientiae Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years, or a person holding such a degree.
Ballotpedia is a nonpartisan online political encyclopedia.
Barbara Boggs Sigmund (May 27, 1939 – October 10, 1990) was a daughter of the powerful Democratic United States Representative Hale Boggs of Louisiana, and Lindy Boggs, who became a Congresswoman from Louisiana after her husband Hale died in an air crash.
William Warren Bradley (born July 28, 1943) is an American former professional basketball player and politician.
Blood alcohol content (BAC), also called blood alcohol concentration, blood ethanol concentration, or blood alcohol level, is most commonly used as a metric of alcohol intoxication for legal or medical purposes.
Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.
In New Jersey, a board of chosen freeholders is the county legislature in each of the state's 21 counties.
Robert Douglas Franks (September 21, 1951 – April 9, 2010) was a Republican politician.
Robert Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from New Jersey, a seat he has held since 2006.
The Bush administration payment of columnists refers to the payment of public funds to right-wing media commentators by several U.S. executive departments under Cabinet officials to promote various policies of U.S. President George W. Bush's administration.
C-SPAN, an acronym for Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, is an American cable and satellite television network that was created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service.
A candidate, or nominee, is the prospective recipient of an award or honor, or a person seeking or being considered for some kind of position; for example.
Carjacking is a robbery in which the item taken over is a motor vehicle.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
The Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) is a non-profit, nonpartisan research group based in Washington, D.C., that tracks the effects of money and lobbying on elections and public policy.
The Charles Babbage Institute is a research center at the University of Minnesota specializing in the history of information technology, particularly the history of digital computing, programming/software, and computer networking since 1935.
Chemotherapy (often abbreviated to chemo and sometimes CTX or CTx) is a type of cancer treatment that uses one or more anti-cancer drugs (chemotherapeutic agents) as part of a standardized chemotherapy regimen.
A child tax credit is a tax credit available in some countries, which depends on the number of dependent children in a family.
CHOP is the acronym for a chemotherapy regimen used in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Christopher James Christie (born September 6, 1962) is an American politician, former federal prosecutor, and political commentator who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018.
Christine Todd Whitman (born September 26, 1946) is an American Republican politician and author who served as the 50th Governor of New Jersey, from 1994 to 2001, and was the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the administration of President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003.
Garabed "Chuck" Haytaian (born January 28, 1938) is an American Republican Party politician, who was the Speaker of the New Jersey State Assembly during the 'tax revolt' of the James Florio – Christine Todd Whitman era.
The three classes of United States Senators are made up of 33 or 34 Senate seats each.
Clifford Philip Case, Jr. (April 16, 1904March 5, 1982), was an American lawyer and politician.
Cliffside Park is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in the City of New York in Manhattan, New York City.
Columbia University (Columbia; officially Columbia University in the City of New York), established in 1754, is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.
The Consumer First Energy Act of 2008 is a set of initiatives laid out by the US Democratic Party on Wednesday May 7, 2008.
The Container Security Initiative (CSI) was launched in 2002 by the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), an agency of the Department of Homeland Security.
Cory Anthony Booker (born April 27, 1969) is an American politician currently serving as the junior United States Senator from New Jersey, in office since 2013.
The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009 is a federal statute passed by the United States Congress and signed by U.S. President Barack Obama on May 22, 2009.
David Bruce Vitter (born May 3, 1961) is an American lobbyist, lawyer and politician who served as United States Senator for Louisiana from 2005 to 2017.
The habitat of deep-water corals, also known as cold-water corals, extends to deeper, darker parts of the oceans than tropical corals, ranging from near the surface to the abyss, beyond where water temperatures may be as cold as.
The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (and) was a United States federal law that, prior to being ruled unconstitutional, defined marriage for federal purposes as the union of one man and one woman, and allowed states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages granted under the laws of other states.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Results as of 11:25 PM, June 6 as reported by NJ.com (i).
The Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2007, Senate Bill 1237, was a 'proposed item of legislation requested by United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and introduced in the United States Senate by New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg which would have permitted the Attorney General to deny the right to purchase weapons to persons who have been identified by the administration as dangerous terrorists.
A devil (from Greek: διάβολος diábolos "slanderer, accuser") is the personification and archetype of evil in various cultures.
Richard Alan Zimmer (born August 16, 1944) is an American Republican Party politician from New Jersey, who served in both houses of the New Jersey Legislature and in the United States House of Representatives.
The Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban, often called "the Lautenberg Amendment" ("Gun Ban for Individuals Convicted of a Misdemeanor Crime of Domestic Violence"), is an amendment to the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1997, enacted by the 104th United States Congress in 1996, which bans access to firearms by people convicted of crimes of domestic violence.
The Dominican Republic–Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) is a free trade agreement (legally a treaty under international law, but not under U.S. law).
Donald Cresitello was the Mayor of Morristown, New Jersey.
Douglas "Doug" Forrester (born January 24, 1953 in Glendale, California) is an American businessman from New Jersey.
The Drum Major Institute for Public Policy (DMI) is a non-profit American progressive think tank and community action group.
Drunk driving is the act of operating a motor vehicle while the operator's ability to do so impaired as a result of alcohol consumption, or with a blood alcohol level in excess of the legal limit.
Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The Dubai Ports World controversy began in February 2006 and rose to prominence as a national security debate in the United States.
The United States federal earned income tax credit or earned income credit (EITC or EIC) is a refundable tax credit for low- to moderate-income working individuals and couples, particularly those with children.
Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
Embryonic stem cells (ES cells or ESCs) are pluripotent stem cells derived from the inner cell mass of a blastocyst, an early-stage pre-implantation embryo.
The environmental policy of the United States is a federal governmental action to regulate activities that have an environmental impact in the United States.
Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF) is a project of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Frank Joseph Pallone Jr. (born October 30, 1951) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1988.
Frank R. Lautenberg Deep-Sea Coral Protection Area is an offshore marine protected area for deep-sea corals off the coast of the Mid-Atlantic states of the United States.
A funeral train is a train specially chartered in order to carry a coffin or coffins to a place of interment.
The Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944, also known as the G.I. Bill, was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans (commonly referred to as G.I.s).
George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American historian, author, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Google News is a news aggregator and app developed by Google.
The Governor of the State of New Jersey is head of the executive branch of New Jersey's state government.
GovTrack.us is a website developed by then-student Joshua Tauberer.
The Great Recession was a period of general economic decline observed in world markets during the late 2000s and early 2010s.
Guy Pelham Benson (born March 7, 1985) is an American commentator and political pundit.
Haiti (Haïti; Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly called Hayti, is a sovereign state located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea.
Harrison Arlington "Pete" Williams Jr. (December 10, 1919November 17, 2001) was a Democrat who represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives (1953–1957) and the United States Senate (1959–1982).
A hate crime (also known as a bias-motivated crime or bias crime) is a prejudice-motivated crime which occurs when a perpetrator targets a victim because of his or her membership (or perceived membership) in a certain social group or race.
The Heisman Memorial Trophy (usually known colloquially as the Heisman Trophy or The Heisman), is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.
The Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 is an enacted public law in the United States.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is the largest LGBT civil rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization in the United States.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
Immigration to the United States is the international movement of individuals who are not natives or do not possess citizenship in order to settle, reside, study, or work in the country.
A tax paid by a person who inherits money or property or a levy on the estate (money and property) of a person who has died.
Intact dilation and extraction (Intact D&E) is a surgical procedure that removes an intact fetus from the uterus.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1945 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system.
The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.
Chester James Carville Jr. (born October 25, 1944) is an American political commentator and media personality who is a prominent figure in the Democratic Party.
Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Chiesa (born June 22, 1965) is an American lawyer and politician who served as the Attorney General of New Jersey from 2012 to 2013 and as a U.S. Senator from New Jersey in 2013.
The Jewish Standard is a newspaper based in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA, that primarily serves the Jewish community in Bergen County and Northeastern New Jersey.
John Herbert Adler (August 23, 1959April 4, 2011) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative for from 2009 until 2011.
Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is an American financial executive and former politician.
Joseph Anthony Lefante (September 8, 1928 – February 26, 1997) was an American Democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey's 14th congressional district from 1977 to 1978.
Joseph H. Boardman (born December 23, 1948), also known as Joe Boardman, is the former President and CEO of Amtrak.
Kerwin Swint (born March 21, 1962) is an American political scientist and author, known for his research and writing in the fields of political campaigns, mass media, and political history.
LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
Laws affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people vary greatly by country or territory; everything from the legal recognition of same-sex marriage to the death penalty as punishment for same-sex romantic/sexual activity or identity.
Liberalism in the United States is a broad political philosophy centered on what many see as the unalienable rights of the individual.
The Lincoln catafalque is a catafalque hastily constructed in 1865 to support the casket of Abraham Lincoln while the president's body lay in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C. The catafalque has since been used for all those who have lain in state in the Capitol Rotunda, as listed below.
This is a list of notable individuals buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
This is a sorted list of notable persons who are alumni of Columbia University, New York City.
This is a list of notable Jewish American politicians, arranged chronologically.
This is a list of members of the United States Congress who practiced Judaism as a religion.
Notable current and former residents of Montclair, New Jersey, include.
This is a list of notable Polish Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.
This is a list of notable Russian Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.
The following is a list of U.S. Senators and Representatives who died of natural or accidental causes while serving their terms between 2000 and now.
Below is a chronological listing of the United States Senators from New Jersey.
Lying in repose is the condition of a deceased person, often of high social stature, whose body is available for public viewing.
Marine protected areas (MPA) are protected areas of seas, oceans, estuaries or large lakes.
Mario Matthew Cuomo (June 15, 1932 – January 1, 2015) was an American politician of the Democratic Party.
Mayor of Morristown, New Jersey.
Princeton was founded by Europeans in the latter part of the 17th century (the Great Awakening in New Jersey was about 1720) Because of a dispute over school taxes, the Borough seceded from the Township in 1894 and both became fully independent municipalities.
The Mid-Atlantic, also called Middle Atlantic states or the Mid-Atlantic states, form a region of the United States generally located between New England and the South Atlantic States.
Millicent Vernon Hammond Fenwick (February 25, 1910 – September 16, 1992) was an American fashion editor, politician and diplomat.
Montclair is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
Morristown is a town and county seat of Morris County, New Jersey, United States.
Motor vehicle theft or grand theft auto is the criminal act of stealing or attempting to steal a motor vehicle.
Mount Sinai Hospital is a 319-bed major urban hospital in Chicago, Illinois, with its main campus located adjacent to Douglas Park at 15th Street and California Avenue on the city's West Side.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by a group, including, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Moorfield Storey.
The National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 was passed by the United States Congress on July 17, 1984.
National security refers to the security of a nation state, including its citizens, economy, and institutions, and is regarded as a duty of government.
NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast television network NBC, formerly known as the National Broadcasting Company when it was founded on radio.
The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted in the United States 1933-36, in response to the Great Depression.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
The attorney general of New Jersey is a member of the executive cabinet of the state and oversees the Department of Law and Public Safety.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital is a nonprofit university hospital in New York City affiliated with two Ivy League medical schools: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College.
Nicholas Frederick Brady (born April 11, 1930) is an American politician from the state of New Jersey, who was the United States Secretary of the Treasury under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, and is also known for articulating the Brady Plan in March 1989.
New Jersey Transit Corporation, branded as NJ Transit (NJT; stylized as NJ TRANSIT), is a state-owned public transportation system that serves the US state of New Jersey, along with portions of New York State and Pennsylvania.
The Notable Names Database (NNDB) is an online database of biographical details of over 40,000 people of note.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a group of blood cancers that includes all types of lymphoma except Hodgkin's lymphomas.
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA; Spanish: Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte, TLCAN; French: Accord de libre-échange nord-américain, ALÉNA) is an agreement signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States, creating a trilateral trade bloc in North America.
Nutley High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school in the Township of Nutley, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades as the lone secondary school of the Nutley Public Schools.
On the Issues or OnTheIssues is an American non-partisan, non-profit organization providing information to voters about candidates, primarily via their web site.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC,, or OPEP in several other languages) is an intergovernmental organization of nations, founded in 1960 in Baghdad by the first five members (Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela), and headquartered since 1965 in Vienna, Austria.
Pan Am Flight 103 was a regularly scheduled Pan Am transatlantic flight from Frankfurt to Detroit via London and New York.
The Participatory Politics Foundation (PPF) is a United States non-profit organization which jointly operates the OpenCongress.org website, which is intended to encourage transparency in lawmaking and to make it easier to engage with government.
Passaic County is a county in the U.S. state of New Jersey that is part of the New York metropolitan area.
Paterson is the largest city in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.
The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress signed into law by US President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001.
Peter Miller Dawkins (born March 8, 1938) is an American business executive and former college football player, military officer, and political candidate.
Philadelphia Media Network LLC is an American media company.
The Politicker Network, or Politicker.com, was a national network of fifty state-based political websites operated by the New York Observer.
The United States is a federal republic in which the President, Congress and federal courts share powers reserved to the national government, according to its Constitution.
PolitiFact.com is a blog operated by the editorial board of theTampa Bay Times, in which reporters and editors from the Times and affiliated media seek to fact-check statements by members of Congress, the White House, lobbyists, and interest groups.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) is a joint venture between the United States, New York and New Jersey, established in 1921 through an interstate compact authorized by the United States Congress.
Princeton is a municipality with a borough form of government in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that was established in its current form on January 1, 2013, through the consolidation of the Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township.
Progressivism is the support for or advocacy of improvement of society by reform.
Prudential Financial, Inc. is an American Fortune Global 500 and Fortune 500 company whose subsidiaries provide insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services to both retail and institutional customers throughout the United States and in over 30 other countries.
Mass transportation systems in the United States include buses, trolleybuses (or "trackless trolleys"), trolleys (or "streetcars"), ferries, and a variety of trains, including rapid transit (known as metros, subways, undergrounds, etc.), light rail, and commuter rail.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
The Republican Revolution, Revolution of '94 or Gingrich Revolution refers to the Republican Party (GOP) success in the 1994 U.S. midterm elections, which resulted in a net gain of 54 seats in the House of Representatives, and a pickup of eight seats in the Senate.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Robert Ernest Andrews (born August 4, 1957) is the former U.S. Representative for, serving from 1990 to 2014.
Robert Guy Torricelli (born August 27, 1951), nicknamed "the Torch", is an American politician who served as the United States senator from New Jersey from 1997 to 2003 and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey's 9th district from 1983 to 1997.
Roll Call is a newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C., United States, when the United States Congress is in session.
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act (Ryan White CARE Act), was an act of the United States Congress and is the largest federally funded program in the United States for people living with HIV/AIDS.
Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.
Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is the marriage of a same-sex couple, entered into in a civil or religious ceremony.
Secaucus Junction (formerly known as Secaucus Transfer during planning stages; also signed simply as Secaucus) is a major commuter rail hub in Secaucus, New Jersey.
Sexual orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction (or a combination of these) to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender.
The United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) develops, tests, provides, and manages communications and information systems support for the command and control of combined arms forces.
Steven Mark "Steve" Lonegan (born April 27, 1956) is an American businessman and politician.
Steven R. Rothman (born October 14, 1952) is a former Democratic elected official from the state of New Jersey.
The Supreme Court of New Jersey is the highest court in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Technicians possessed specialized skills that were rewarded with a higher pay grade.
The Jewish Week is a weekly independent community newspaper targeted towards the Jewish community of the metropolitan New York City area.
The Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, and the most widely read weekly journal of progressive political and cultural news, opinion, and analysis.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Philadelphia Inquirer is a morning daily newspaper that serves the Philadelphia metropolitan area of the United States.
The Record (colloquially called The Bergen Record or The Record of Hackensack) is a newspaper in North Jersey, United States.
The Star-Ledger is the largest circulated newspaper in the U.S. state of New Jersey and is based in Newark.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Thomas Howard Kean Sr. (born April 21, 1935) is an American businessman, academic administrator and politician who served as the 48th Governor of New Jersey from 1982 to 1990.
Townhall is an American politically conservative website and print magazine.
The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a publicly available database containing information on toxic chemical releases and other waste management activities in the United States.
Tumors of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues or haematopoietic and lymphoid malignancies are tumors that affect the blood, bone marrow, lymph, and lymphatic system.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Information Agency (USIA), which existed from 1953 to 1999, was a United States agency devoted to "public diplomacy".
The United States presidential election of 1972, the 47th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
United States Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, often referred to colloquially as the CJS Subcommittee is one of twelve subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development is one of twelve subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government is one of twelve subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security is one of twelve subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
The United States Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs is one of twelve subcommittees of the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations.
United States Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies is one of twelve subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security is one of the seven subcommittees within the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.
United States Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications Technology, Innovation, and the Internet is one of the seven subcommittees within the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.
The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard is one of the seven subcommittees within the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.
United States Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security
The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security is one of the seven subcommittees within the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.
The United States Senate Committee on Appropriations is a standing committee of the United States Senate.
The United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation is a standing committee of the United States Senate.
The United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works is responsible for dealing with matters related to the environment and infrastructure.
The 1988 United States Senate election in New Jersey was held on November 8, 1988.
The 1994 United States Senate Election in New Jersey was held November 8, 1994.
The 2002 United States Senate election in New Jersey was held on November 5, 2002.
The 2008 United States Senate election in NJ was held on November 4, 2008.
The United States Senate elections of 1982 were held on November 2, 1982.
The United States Senate elections, 1988 was an election for the United States Senate in which, in spite of the Republican victory by George H. W. Bush in the presidential election, the Democrats gained a net of one seat in the Senate.
The United States Senate elections, 1994 were elections held November 8, 1994, in which the Republican Party was able to take control of the Senate from the Democrats.
The United States Senate elections, 2002 featured a series of fiercely contested elections that resulted in a victory for the Republican Party, which gained two seats and thus a narrow majority from the Democratic Party in the United States Senate.
Elections to the United States Senate were held November 4, 2008 with 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested.
The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife is one of four subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
United States Senate Environment Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight
The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight is one of four subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure is one of four subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
The 2013 United States Senate special election in New Jersey was held on October 16, 2013 to fill the New Jersey United States Senate Class 2 seat for the remainder of the term ending January 3, 2015.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Viral pneumonia is a pneumonia caused by a virus.
Wall Street is an eight-block-long street running roughly northwest to southeast from Broadway to South Street, at the East River, in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City.
West Windsor Township is a township in Mercer County, New Jersey, in the United States.
WHO (1040 kHz "Newsradio 1040") is a commercial AM radio station in Des Moines, Iowa.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories that participate in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) global cooperative.
The 1984 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party was held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from July 16 to July 19, 1984, to select candidates for the 1984 United States presidential election.