HACKENSACK, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie has refused to join a coalition of eight Eastern states seeking to curb air pollution blowing in from Midwest and Southern coal-fired power plants that help make New Jersey's air quality among the worst in the nation.
JOHANNESBURG — President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, has another challenger in 2014. Democrat Bob Dingethal, 57, of Ridgefield, announced Monday afternoon that he’s running for the 3rd District House seat because “our Congress is dysfunctional.”