Monday, November 5, 2012
The candidates seeking office in the Nov. 6 election.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Due to issues related to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there have been some changes to polling locations. See this article for details. Board of Education: Three-Year, Full Term Candidates (Vote for three) Two-Year Unexpired Term Candidates (Vote for two) One-Year Unexpired Term Candidates (Vote for one)
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Surprise announcement by Homeland Security will allow some residents to stay in the United States if they came here as children.
In a move expected to affect up to 800,000 people, President Barack Obama announced Friday a plan to allow some young illegal immigrants the ability to apply for temporary legal status and work permits. The move would stop deportations for undocumented people under certain conditions. To be eligible - they must have come to the United States under the age of 16 and lived in the US for at least five years. They must be in school, have graduated from high school, or have been honorably discharged from the US military. In addition, those applying must not have been convicted of any felony or significant misdemeanors. The move raised the ire of many immediately - including one reporter who heckled the president during the speech. But Obama …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
President Obama made his historic pronouncement during an interview with ABC News.
President Barack Obama has publicly come out in support of gay marriage, the first time in history that a sitting U.S. President has ever done so. Obama gave the news to ABC News' Robin Roberts in an interview that will air on ABC's “Good Morning America" on Thursday. "I have to tell you that over the course of several years as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors when I think about members of my own staff who are in incredibly committed monogamous relationships, same-sex relationships, who are raising kids together, when I think about those soldiers or airmen or marines or sailors who are out there fighting on my behalf and yet feel constrained, even now that Don't Ask Don't Tell is gone, because they are not able to commit…
Monday, April 9, 2012
Two men, including a Monmouth County resident, are challenging President Barack Obama's placement on the state's primary ballot.
Two New Jersey residents, including one from Monmouth County, are challenging President Barack Obama's place on the state's primary ballot, according to the Bayshore Tea Party Group, which operates its branch headquarters in Middletown. Despite the release of a longform birth certificate by the White House in April of 2011, Nick Purpura, of Monmouth County, has filed a challenge along with Ocean County resident Ted Moran alleging that Obama has never shown adequate proof that he was born in the United States. Their claim, based on their own Constitution interpretation, is one commonly associated with the Tea Party — that his father was never a citizen of the United States, so Obama is not a natural born citizen. Obama was born in Hawii, in…