Report: Democrats planted fake tea party candidate in contested NJ congressional race

Report: Dems planted NJ tea party House candidate

Obama heading to New Jersey to raise $1 million for Democrats

Obama heads to Jersey to raise dollars for Dems

US government signs lease with energy firm for Mass. offshore wind farm, nation’s first

US government signs lease with Cape Cod wind farm

In a state with a tradition of corruption, NJ residents say no big deal to 3 trials in a day

3 corruption trials in a day? NJ says no big deal

NJ Gov. Christie rallies GOP at fundraiser in Iowa, key destination for presidential hopefuls

NJ governor rallies fellow Republicans in Iowa

Del. GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell says online profile with wrong info isn’t hers

Education claims at issue in Del. Senate race

NY, NJ longshoremen on strike despite court order over Del Monte work dispute

Longshoremen on strike in NJ, NY over produce work

Spurred by NY mayor, 10 US cities launch volunteering programs to address local challenges

Spurred by NY, 10 cities launch volunteer programs

NY governor, who’s criticized SNL for mocking disabled, goes on show to mock cast right back

Often-mocked NY governor appears on ‘SNL’

NEW YORK — Mocked for years on “Saturday Night Live,” the governor of New York has appeared on the show to dish back.

Friending Newark: Facebook founder gives $100M to school system after he and the mayor click

Newark mayor’s crime-fighting led to $100M gift

Facebook CEO on giving $100M to Newark, NJ, schools: ‘Every child deserves a good education’

Facebook CEO announces $100M gift to NJ schools

Facebook CEO says he’s giving Newark $100M because ‘every child deserves a good education’

Facebook CEO announces $100M gift to NJ school

Who’s a real tea partier? GOP claims trickery as questions loom over NJ House hopeful

Who’s a ‘tea partier’? Question looms in NJ, US

Daley mentored, learned from others as he helped reshape Chicago’s image worldwide

Daley mentored others as he reshaped Chicago

NJ governor is heading to Iowa _ but not because he wants to be president, staff says

NJ Gov. Christie plans to campaign in Iowa

NJ congressmen hold hearing on bill to help identify, treat concussions in young athletes

NJ congressmen examine teen athlete concussions

NJ Democrats ask governor to apologize to Obama for comments on $400M grant mistake

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan

Tale of the tape: NJ didn’t fix a mistake on grant application the way governor says it did

President Barack Obama, daughter Sasha Obama and wife

Couple who met at Lockerbie memorial hold wedding rehearsal on anniversary of bomber’s release

U.S. President Barack Obama joins Martha Coakley

NJ state police chief who did 75 mph in 65 mph zone turns self in, gets $160 speeding ticket

NJ police boss turns self in, gets speeding ticket

Voters in New Jersey town choose to keep mayor indicted in ‘09 federal corruption sting

Northern NJ town votes to keep indicted mayor

US senator from NJ solicits help from insiders with info on Lockerbie bomber’s release

Senator seeks whistle-blowers in Lockerbie release

86-year-old Sen. Lautenberg of NJ plans fundraiser at Lady Gaga concert in DC

NJ’s Lautenberg to hold fundraiser with Lady Gaga

Obama figure in New Jersey boardwalk game replaced by likenesses of Bush, Hillary Clinton

The Dalai Lama

Boardwalk game in ‘Jersey Shore’ town features Obama, bin Laden, Saddam as targets

President Barack Obama

Camden, NJ, mayor announces plan to keep libraries open amid budget cuts

Camden, NJ, mayor has plan to keep libraries open

Camden, NJ, mayor to announce plan to keep libraries from closing

Camden, NJ, mayor looks to keep libraries open

Appeals court finds evidence of abuse, neglect of NJ children given Nazi-inspired names

NJ court: Nazi-naming parents shouldn’t get kids

Honeywell says it will keep headquarters in NJ as governor works to expand business grants

Honeywell exec says firm will stay in New Jersey

NJ Supreme Court rejects gay marriage case, directs same-sex couples to lower court

NJ Supreme Court rejects gay marriage case

New Jersey gov. pans ‘Jersey Shore,’ says people should visit his state to see what it’s like

New Jersey governor not a fan of ‘Jersey Shore’

Candidate for president in Peru to campaign for votes among New Jersey immigrants

Peruvian presidential candidate courts votes in NJ

President Obama Names Three to Serve as U.S. Marshals

WASHINGTON- Today, President Obama nominated Jeffrey Holt, Steven Clayton Stafford and Paul Charles Thielen to serve as U.S. Marshals. 
“Throughout their careers, these dedicated law enforcement professionals have shown an unwavering commitment to public service,” said President Obama.  “I am honored to nominate them to serve the American people as U.S. Marshals.” 
Jeffrey Holt: Nominee for United States Marshal for the Western District of Tennessee
Jeffrey Holt currently serves as the Dyer County, Tennessee Sheriff, a position he has held since 1994.  His previous employment includes time spent as a Criminal Investigator for the District Attorney’s Office of the 29th Judicial District of Tennessee in Dyersburg, a Trooper with the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a Chief Investigator for the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, and as the Chief of Police for the City of Bolivar, Tennessee.  Sheriff Holt received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice in 1977 from the University of Tennessee at Martin.
Steven Clayton Stafford: Nominee for United States Marshal for the Southern District of California
Steven Clayton Stafford currently serves as the Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of California.  He began his law enforcement career in 1980 as one of the very first Cooperative Education student trainees in the U.S. Marshals Service and served in the District of New Jersey.  He has served tours of duty as a Deputy U.S. Marshal in the Southern District of California and in the District of Massachusetts, and has worked in a variety of investigative positions on his way up through the ranks over the last 30 years.  Prior to his work with the U.S. Marshals Service, Chief Deputy Stafford attended Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.  
Paul Charles Thielen: Nominee for United States Marshal for the District of South Dakota
Paul C. Thielen has served as a senior criminal investigator Deputy U.S. Marshal with the U.S. Marshals Service in the District of South Dakota since 1995.  Mr. Thielen joined the U.S. Marshals Service in 1988 and was stationed in the Northern District of Oklahoma from 1988 to 1995.  Mr. Thielen previously worked for the Rapid City, South Dakota, Police Department and for the Pennington County, South Dakota, Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Division.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Dakota in 2003.

4 US senators press State Dept to call on Britain to investigate release of Lockerbie bomber

Sens to State Dept: Push UK on Lockerbie bomber

Bikinis will be as racy as it gets in Asbury Park, NJ; city rejects topless beach proposal

Asbury Park, NJ, nixes proposal for topless beach

APNewsBreak: Bikinis will be as racy as it gets in Asbury Park, NJ; topless beach idea nixed

APNewsBreak: Asbury Park rejects topless beach

Senators call on Britain to probe release of Lockerbie bomber, who has outlived prognosis

Senators want UK to investigate bomber’s release

Federal judge rules for Merck in first state suit seeking reimbursement for covering Vioxx

Federal judge rules for Merck in state Vioxx suit

US Sen. Frank Lautenberg of NJ says he’s cancer-free after lymphoma diagnosis in February

US Sen. Lautenberg of NJ says he’s cancer-free

Take if off? You might be able to soon on the beach in Asbury Park, NJ

New Jersey town considering a topless beach

Senators seek to force terror blacklist designation for Pakistani Taliban

Lawmakers: Pakistan Taliban must be blacklisted

Delivery driver with gun, report of shots fired cause 1-hour lockdown of NJ Navy base

Armed man, gunshot sounds cause NJ base lockdown

‘Simultaneous incidents’ lead to lockdown at NJ Navy base where Hindenberg exploded in 1937

NJ Navy base lockdown lifted after one hour

NJ naval base where Hindenberg exploded in 1937 is locked down; spokesman won’t say why

NJ naval base locked down; spokesman won’t say why

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, legendary P-Funk guitarist Garry Shider dies at 56; had cancer

Legendary P-Funk guitarist Garry Shider dies at 56

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