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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 4, 2014

Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Up-early voters show the schisms in US electorate

The up-earliest voters on Election Day are showcasing the deep divisions in America's polarized electorate. Some are casting ballots for Republicans in the hopes that it will mean more jobs. Others worry that electing more Republicans to Congress ...

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker seeks 1st full term

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Voters across New Jersey are deciding whether to give Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker a full term in Washington as he faces a Republican who returned after three decades away from the state. The former Newark mayor, who won a ...

New Jersey voters choosing members of Congress

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey will get at least three new members of Congress, and the delegation will include at least one woman for the first time in more than a decade. All 12 of the state's seats in the U.S. House will be filled as voters go ...

LePage jokes critic needs to be on ‘suicide watch’

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says one of his harshest critics needs to be put on a "suicide watch" because he's going to win his re-election bid. LePage made the remark Monday evening about Bill Nemitz, columnist for The ...

A Preview of Election Day in New Jersey

NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron offers a preview of Election Day in New Jersey.

Monmouth Polling Director: Local Races Will Have Most Impact

Monmouth University Polling Institute Director Patrick Murray says that the local races in New Jersey will have more of an impact than the federal races on Election Day.

Baraka Unveils ‘Model Neighborhoods’ Strategy For West, South Wards

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced a new initiative to reduce crime and enhance economic development.

Report: Humans’ Effect on Climate Change Increasing

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report saying the human influence on the climate is clear and growing.

Outgoing Congressman Runyan: Governing Should Be More of a Priority Than Politics

Congressman Jon Runyan says Congress flips politics and governing and makes politics the priority when it should be governing.