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- 'A rock star in Hudson County': Menendez's power base stays neutral after bribery indictmentMenendez, currently a Bergen County resident, has his political roots in Hudson County — an urban Democratic stronghold across the river from New York City notorious for its political fiefdoms and bossism.
- McCarthy reverses on Ukraine aid as GOP scrambles on funding billsThe backtrack comes as Republicans try to shore up votes to move forward after two setbacks.
- Ukraine targets a key Crimean city a day after striking Russia’s Black Sea Fleet headquartersCrimea has served as the key hub supporting Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
- Biden receives updated Covid shot amid rocky rollout, vaccine polarizationThe updated shot was approved by the FDA earlier this month and the CDC recommended it for all individuals six months and older.
- Aid convoys set course for Nagorno-Karabakh under new pact with AzerbaijanFears of a humanitarian catastrophe in the besieged region have worsened since Azerbaijan's lightning attack earlier this week.
- 'I screwed up': NYT columnist addresses viral inflation tweet"An upper middle class journalist having a bourbon at an airport is a lot different than a family living paycheck to paycheck," Brooks said.
- Newsom vetoes progressives' bills on transgender children and self-driving trucksThe governor's trio of late-night vetoes are certain to anger allies.