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Menendez Scandal: The Daily Caller Says Univision Has The Wrong Girl

In the emails provided by Peter Williams to The Daily Caller, one of the prostitutes mentioned went by the name of Yaneisi Fernandez. Late yesterday, Hispanic news organization, Univision, released its interview with a Dominican Republic native by the name of Yaneisi Fernandez who claimed she was not a prostitute and never attended any sex parties with Dr. [...]

Menendez Denies Claims of Overseas Prostitution Linked to Top Donor; Blames “Right Wing Blogs”

After a full week of stone-walling reporters, Senator Robert Menendez finally broke his silence on the alleged scandal that involves him, a top donor, and several prostitutes, some allegedly underage. Interviewed by CNN’s Dana Bash, the Senator was quoted as saying: The smears that right wing blogs have been pushing since the election, that is [...]

The Many Faces of the Menendez Scandal

Dr. Salmon Melgen - The center of this entire controversy. A Dominican Republic native, with optometry offices in Miami and parts of South Florida. Last week, his office was raided by the FBI and is now under formal investigation for tax evasion, and alleged activity in the Dominican Republic with U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-New [...]

Menendez Scandal: The Mysterious Woman on Dr. Melgen’s Plane. . . (PHOTO)

The coverage of the scandal surrounding New Jersey’s junior U.S. Senator Bob Menendez got a little spicer this evening.  Accusations of the powerful Democrat Senator, who currently chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, being provided with underage teenage prostitutes in the Dominion Republic by super donor Dr. Salomon Melgen couldn’t get juicer if it had been written in a [...]

OH Gov. Kasich: “I don’t know if [Obamacare Medicaid expansion] will be workable at the end of the day”

Today, Ohio Gov. John Kasich moved his state into the column with those of four other Republican governors, by accepting additional federal dollars for Medicaid under Obamacare. Although some stories on Kasich’s decision highlight his praise of White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett, there was another, crucial part of their conversation: Specifically, Kasich said the [...]

Menendez Scandal: Viral Read Gets Deleted Voxxi Article Restored (UPDATE: DELETED Again)

There’s a lot of moving parts, so stay with me here. Senator Menendez has a prostitute problem… allegedly. They’re being provided for him by Dr. Salomon Melgen… again, allegedly. Dr. Melgen owns homes in Florida and the Dominican Republic; also doing business in both. He co-founded a digital magazine called Voxxi. Voxxi released a stringent defense of [...]

Voxxi Defends Co-Founder Dr. Salomon Melgen, Drug Cartels and the Vinicio Castillo Semán Connection (Update: Voxxi DELETES Article) (Update: Republishes)

Voxxi, a Latin American digital media organization co-founded by Dr. Salomon Melgen has released a post defending the “dignity” of Dr. Melgen. Melgen, whose office was recently raided by the FBI, is at the center of an ongoing investigation that includes U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D - New Jersey). The two are suspected of participating [...]

Profile: Alicia Menendez

  Alicia Menendez, daughter and campaign adviser to embattled New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, graduated from Harvard College in 2005, with an honors degree in Studies in Women, Gender and Sexuality. Her senior honors thesis, entitled “To Whom Many Doors are Still Locked: Gender, Space and Power in Harvard Final Clubs” which “used ethnographic research [...]

Blogger Catches AP Inserting “Assault Rifle” into Alabama Hostage Story

Within less than twenty-four hours, the Associated Press changed its mind three times about what kind of weapon Jimmy Lee Dykes, the Alabama man thought to be holding a five-year-old boy hostage in his homemade, underground bunker, used to terrorize his neighbors. Yesterday, blogger Bob Owens grabbed a screen cap of the story: Yes, the [...]

Geraldo Rivera Considers U.S. Senate Bid

Fox News radio host, Geraldo Rivera announced yesterday “I’ve been in touch with some people in the Republican Party in New Jersey. I am truly contemplating running.” Senator Lautenberg (D-New Jersey) up for re-election in 2014, already has a potential primary opponent in Newark Mayor Cory Booker. Rivera confirmed he would be running as Republican, should [...]