Money, star power and Hollywood awaited President Barack Obama on a West Coast swing featuring a bit of official business but mostly fundraising for a Democratic Party eager to go on offense after a politically debilitating two months.
President Barack Obama talked about the a U.S. economy that has shown improvement despite political turmoil in his weekly radio and internet address while Republicans again focused on the cause of the strife: Obamacare.
Florida Republican Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel (D) who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and received a year's probation, is taking a leave of absence from Congress and donating his salary to charity.
Monmouth County's 13th District Democratic Assembly candidate Allison Friedman may have lost her bid to unseat incumbent Republican Assemblywoman Amy Handlin earlier this month but she hasn't lost any ideas on ways to help the district's constituents.
Governor Chris Christie took on a number of subjects during an appearance before the Wall Street Journal CEO Council in Washington on Monday including Obamacare, his fellow Republicans, New York City''s new mayor, his own plans for a White House run and a favorite topic: teachers unions.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie seldom makes a political miscalculation, as even his adversaries acknowledged after the incumbent Republican rolled to 60 percent of the vote to win re-election in a heavily Democratic state.