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Herb Jackson

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Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Herb:

'Dark money' ads slam Josh Gottheimer for Wall Street contributions and voting record

Allied Progress Action bought print and online ads assailing Josh Gottheimer for supporting President Trump's agenda and taking Wall Street money. → Read More

Cory Booker backs 'Green New Deal' on climate change in latest appeal to party's left wing

Endorsement of a call for action by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is latest Cory Booker effort to appeal to the most progressive Democrats. → Read More

Chris Christie says he does not want to be President Trump's chief of staff

Chris Christie, who reportedly met Thursday with Trump about the position, issued a statement Friday saying he had asked not to be considered. → Read More

Senate sends honor for former Oakland postmaster Frank Leone to Trump's desk

Oakland's Route 202 post office will be named to honor former postmaster Frank Leone after unanimous Senate OK of Rep. Josh Gottheimer's bill. → Read More

Testing the waters? Cory Booker heads to New Hampshire before 2020 talk with advisers

Cory Booker says he'll decide over the holidays if he will run for president in 2020, but before he does, he'll be in New Hampshire this weekend. → Read More

Meet Mikie Sherrill: Balancing voters, 4 kids, gun control, marijuana and Trump

After flipping a GOP House seat, Democrat Mikie Sherrill of Montclair talked about making sure she's available to voters and her children. → Read More

They resisted Trump and pushed the blue wave. Now they're pressuring Democrats

After helping Democrats win the House, groups that formed after President Donald Trump's election say they are not going away. → Read More

Moderate group of Democrats backs Nancy Pelosi's bid for speaker after winning rules changes

The House Problem Solvers Caucus had been pushing to change House rules to make it easier for bipartisan ideas to be considered. → Read More

Moderate group of Democrats backs Nancy Pelosi's bid for speaker after winning rules changes

Moderate Dems pledge to back Pelosi's speaker bid → Read More

Group led by NJ House Democrat backs Pelosi for speaker after winning rules changes

The House Problem Solvers Caucus had been pushing to change House rules to make it easier for bipartisan ideas to be considered. → Read More

Unable to pass reforms, senators focus on keeping federal flood insurance program open

Senators from flood-prone states who have pushed for reforms with no success are now just trying to keep the National Flood Insurance Program open. → Read More

Chris Smith, NJ's sole surviving Republican in DC, expects GOP comeback in 2020

Once thought to be a fluke winner, 20-term Republican Rep. Chris Smith says he expects more Republicans to be back in the NJ delegation in 2020. → Read More

NJ's 4 new House Democrats start fast. SALT cap repeal, Gateway funding, Pelosi decision

Freshman orientation and Nancy Pelosi lobbying took up part of the week for Reps.-elect Andy Kim, Tom Malinowski, Mikie Sherrill and Jeff Van Drew. → Read More

After the wave: Winners of NJ congressional elections arrive for training in Washington

New Jersey Democrats Andy Kim, Tom Malinowski, Mikie Sherrill and Jeff Van Drew are attending orientation this week for new House members. → Read More

Chris Christie AG preview? Senate grills federal court nominee about Christie scandals

Bridgegate and other Christie scandals raised by Democrats on the Judiciary Committee appeals court nominee's confirmation hearing. → Read More

New Jersey Democrats rode a blue wave to the House, but how long will they stay?

Democrats Jeff Van Drew, Tom Malinowski and Mikie Sherrill won districts the GOP held for a long time, and Republicans will go after them in 2020. → Read More

Blue wave? It carried Bob Menendez, made NJ much more Democratic and it ain't over yet

The victories helped Democrats get control of the House, and the shift in power will give members of New Jersey's delegation powerful committee posts. → Read More

NJ midterm elections 2018: Live updates on the NJ Senate and House races

Will Bob Menendez remain New Jersey's senator or will Bob Hugin pull off an upset? Get the latest news on the NJ Senate race and House races here. → Read More

$127 million later: 2018 Midterm election was most expensive Congressional race ever in NJ

The old record? Nearly $93 million. It was set in 2000 when Jon Corzine spent more than $60 million of his own money to win a Senate seat. → Read More

Trump who? In NJ, where voters could decide the House, Republicans keep their distance

The president is telling the country to pretend he's on the ballot in Tuesday's election. NJ Republicans are telling voters something different. → Read More