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Grand Jury Investigating Menendez

According to a Washington Post article, a federal grand jury is investigating U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) in connection with his alleged lobbying efforts on behalf of a Dominican friend and heavy campaign contributor, Dr. Salomon Melgen. Menendez has intervened in matters affecting the financial interests of Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen, seeking to apply pressure on the Dominican government to honor a contract with Melgen’s port-security company, documents and interviews show. […]

Super-Storm Menendez Strengthens (UPDATED AGAIN)

1/29/2013 U.S. Senator Bob Menendez has become the talk of the town in recent days. He recently presided over two high profile hearings; Libya, and Senator John Kerry’s nomination to Secretary of State. In addition, he joined Senators Schumer and McCain in a joint presser to present a plan for immigration reform. And if that weren’t enough, the New Jersey Senator is now scheduled to become the Chairman of the […]