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NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 7: Sen. Robert 'Bob' Menendez is accused of accepting bribes from campaign donor Salomon Melgen, a Florida-based ophthalmologist. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Declares A Mistrial In Sen. Robert Menendez Corruption Trial

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined at left by Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, on Nov. 7 on Capitol Hill in Washington defends the GOP tax reform plan being crafted in the Ways and Means Committee. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House GOP Tax Plan Is Little Help To High-Tax States Like New Jersey

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Defense attorneys say the prosecution has presented a twisted picture of the friendship between Sen. Robert Menendez and a Florida eye doctor. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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When Donald Trump announced his bid for the presidency in June 2015 at Trump Tower, he called Mexican immigrants "rapists" among other insults. The tone Trump set on immigration has been picked up by both Republican candidates running for governor. Kena Betancur /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Desiree Armas (center) and her parents, Olga and Carlos Armas, left Peru when Desiree was 3 years old. Her immigration status made finding financial aid for college complicated. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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For New Jersey DACA Student, The Road To College Is Bumpier Than Expected

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been deflecting criticism over the past week after he was photographed lounging on the beach amid a government shutdown that closed other public beaches. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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The site of the One Journal Square luxury apartment project stands vacant in Jersey City, N.J. Kushner Companies is giving up on a request for a tax break but says its $821 million, two-tower project is still viable. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Inventor Thomas Edison stands in his chemistry lab in West Orange, N.J., in 1904. Thomas Edison National Historical Park/National Park Service hide caption

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Before Silicon Valley, New Jersey Reigned As Nation's Center Of Innovation

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