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Political Roundtable: June 20, 2014

6-20-14
Republican Strategist Steve Some and Democratic Strategist Phil Alagia discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

Gov. Christie cites his anti-abortion credentials

6-20-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Christie is calling attention to his anti-abortion credentials in a speech to religious conservative critics in Washington just hours before he campaigns in New Hampshire. The Republican governor from New Jersey — a ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 20, 2014

6-20-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

D-Day vet gets NJ high school diploma

6-20-14
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — A D-Day veteran who missed his high school graduation was among the graduates at a northern New Jersey high school. Herman Zeitchik didn't walk with his Linden High School class in 1944 because he had enlisted in the Army. The ...

Christie to speak to conservative group

6-20-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will speak to a conservative group in Washington. The potential Republican presidential candidate will address the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event on Friday before heading to New ...

Trenton to pay $75K for late death notification

6-20-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Trenton has agreed to pay $75,000 to settle a lawsuit after it took police 19 months to notify a woman that her daughter was dead. Linda Ramsey reported her 21-year-old daughter, Amber, missing in February 2006. Trenton police ...

Probes at home trip up potential 2016 candidates

6-20-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — First it was Chris Christie, humbled by members of his staff who shut down a bridge from New Jersey into Manhattan in an apparent act of political retribution. Now it's Scott Walker, who prosecutors in Wisconsin believe acted ...

Christie: Havenstein right pick for New Hampshire

6-20-14
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein (HAV'-ehn-styne) is the right pick to get New Hampshire's economy going. At a campaign stop Friday at T-Bones restaurant in Manchester, ...

Kentucky receiving $900K for workforce database

6-20-14
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Education and Workforce Development Cabinet is receiving more than $900,000 to help with a database to link workforce and education information. The U.S. Labor Department grant is part of nearly $6 million being ...

Rutgers Board of Governors elects new chair

6-19-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The Rutgers Board of Governors has elected a new chair. Greg Brown will assume the post July 1. He was elected Thursday at the board's meeting in New Brunswick. The Barrington Hills, Ill.-resident is a Rutgers alumnus ...