Colleges

Latest news and updates from all New Jersey universities and colleges.

The Democratic National Committee continues to struggle to pay off its debt from the 2012 election, according to its latest campaign finance report. In July, the DNC actually saw its debt rise from $18.3 million to $18.5 million, even as its cash on hand declined …

Immediately after a military judge sentenced Army Pfc. Radley Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group Wikileaks, Manning’s supporters and detractors took to Twitter to voice their opinions on the sentence. Read full article >> …read …

President Obama endorsed Newark Mayor Cory Booker for New Jersey’s open Senate seat Wednesday, saying if elected he would be “an important partner in our efforts to reduce gun violence, give every American a fair shot in a global economy, and make our country stronger.” …

There was just one month between 1948 and early 2009 in which job seekers out of work the longest accounted for more than one in four unemployed Americans. But then the recession hit. Since then, the share of the long-term unemployed—job seekers out of work …

AMES, Iowa — For 30 long seconds on a Saturday in early August, Ted Cruz stood silent and beaming, as hundreds of conservative activists showered him in warm, heartfelt applause inside a dimly lit auditorium. Then he started up again. Read full article >> …read …

A military judge on Wednesday morning sentenced Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks. Manning, 25, was convicted last month of multiple charges, including violations of the Espionage Act for copying …

Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Mich.) said Monday that he consulted lawyers about potentially impeaching President Obama, but that he ultimately decided there wasn’t enough evidence. Bentivolio said he examined the matter after an encounter with Obama that left him disgusted. Read full article >> …read more …

The Kentucky House is likely to vote Wednesday on a plan to redraw the state’s legislative boundaries, the only agenda item in a fast-paced special session made necessary after the state’s high court ruled the initial drafts unconstitutional. Read full article >> …read more Source: …

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R) has announced she won’t run against Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) in 2014. “The encouragement I’ve received to enter the race to become North Carolina’s next United States senator is truly humbling,” Foxx said in a statement. “But I already have the …

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that the Merit Systems Protection Board has no standing to review the Defense Department’s security determinations, drawing criticism from labor groups and whistleblower-protection advocates concerned about due process for the agency’s employees. Read full article >> …read more …

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