Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Rich donor’s girlfriends testify at Menendez bribery trial.

Not all plain sailing for prosecutors when they put two reputed girlfriends of senator’s co-accused on the stand.

Voices of DACA: NJ Dreamers share their story. Not enough: Senate Dems to unveil plan to protect Dreamers in the military.

Senator-select Colin Bell (D-2) goes up on TV with his first campaign ad.

SPENDING 

Amtrak chairman doesn’t rule out future ‘summer of hell’.

You may have heard on Monday that Rep. Leonard Lance is weighing retirement. On Tuesday an aide made clear that Lance is running for re-election.

The entire 14-member NJ congressional delegation has lined up behind a request to designate Rutgers University’s transportation center as a federal research center.

HEATHCARE

Trump to huddle today with House members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, including co-chairman  Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) on DACA and tax reform. 

Hudson lights up for Murphy with Fulop and energized Democratic establishment crowd.

New fears that trains could be targets for terrorists.

Saint Michael’s Doctor Wins Telly Awards for Video Series Aimed at Educating Urban Community.

HURRICANES

Trenton Police Director refers to city residents as “hood rats”: NAACP calls for his resignation.

Apple agrees to use price tags in N.J. stores after state investigation.

Why Whitman defeated Florio in 1993.

You don’t want to purchase Clinton’s new book? Read free sample chapters here by clicking on the photo of the book.

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