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Say It Ain't So, Bob

Frank Askin | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics
Frank Askin

As a long-time supporter of Senator Menendez, I would certainly give him the benefit of the doubt if he were seriously challenging the allegations against him. But that does not appear to be the case.

Senators Press Kerry On Slavery About-Face

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of 19 senators led by Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday, urging him not to re...

Zach Carter

Human Trafficking Still Plagues Obama's Trade Ambitions

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) on Tuesday threatened to do "everything possible to have a floor fight" if President Barack Obama undercut...

Robert Menendez Charges Could Come Wednesday

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey has been advised by f...

Luke Johnson

Dems Back Off Iran Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.30.2014 | Training

WASHINGTON -- A controversial Iran sanctions bill is losing steam in the Senate, where at least three of its own Democratic cosponsors are warning tha...

Luke Johnson

Dems Back Off Iran Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A controversial Iran sanctions bill is losing steam in the Senate, where at least three of its own Democratic cosponsors are warning tha...

Luke Johnson

Obama: 'No Need' For Iran Sanctions

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday rebuked a congressional effort to develop new sanctions for Iran as part of negotiations over the count...

Friday Talking Points -- Republican Sandwich Filling Hits The Fan

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

One bit of minor calendar news before we get on with it: for the next two weeks, this column will be on hiatus. Instead, it will be pre-empted by our annual awards columns where we note the notable and laud the laudable from the past year.

Senator Bob Menendez Hopes For Same Media Diligence With Investigation of Accusers

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) responded on Tuesday to the media's handling of prostitution allegations made against him, criticizing "nameless, faceless,...

Media Outlets Feud Over Menendez Allegations

Posted 03.05.2013 | Media

The Daily Caller and The Washington Post are trading charges over allegations that Senator Robert Menendez patronized prostitutes in the Dominican Rep...

Escort Says She Was Paid To Make Up Claims About Menendez

The Washington Post | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

An escort who appeared on a video claiming Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) paid her for sex has told Dominican Republic police that she was instead paid...

Dem Senator Helped Donor's Business Abroad

Miami Herald | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

Sen. Bob Menendez used his influence to advocate for a Dominican Republic business deal that helped a longtime friend and donor whose South Florida of...

Dysfunctional Congress Threatens Iran Talks

David Elliott | Posted 07.02.2012 | World
David Elliott

While Congress fights over tax policy and the budget, it should take a moment to fix its sanctions legislation and return the power to make peace back to the president.

Sen. Bob Menendez Likens GOP Talk On Bush Tax Cuts To 'Terrorist' Negotiations (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) vented some of his frustration over the GOP's insistence on extending the Bush tax cuts in their entirety on Friday, saying...

Top Dem Blasts Sharron Angle For 'Racist' And 'Despicable' Ad

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), chairman of the DSCC, piled on the recent criticism of Sharron Angle's Latino-based attacks ads, calling her latest spot "...

For Latino and Immigrant Voters, It's Not Too Late

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Like a lot of Latinos and pro-immigrant voters, I am disappointed this year. But not voting in November does not keep the pressure on the Democrats; it only helps Republicans.

Weekly Diaspora: Will Immigration Reform Bills Bring Voters to the Polls?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Riding the media blitz that followed the DREAM Act's recent defeat, Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) an...

Lucia Graves

Liability Cap Fight May Sink Senate Spill Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Top Senators argued Wednesday over whether oil firms should have to pay for all spill-related damages, and whether that requirement should be applied ...

We Need to Get Immigration Reform Passed This Year

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

The Democrats need to make it crystal clear where we stand on comprehensive immigration reform. We should clearly articulate our approach, and make it unmistakable that we are serious.

Senate Fight for Transportation Equity

Laura Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Barrett

Eight powerful senators struck a blow for the millions of Americans who depend on public transportation, introducing the Public Transportation Preservation Act.

NJ Supreme Court Hears Tea Party Case For Recall Of Senator Menendez

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey's Supreme Court on Tuesday will consider whether voters have the right to recall U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez. A tea party gr...

Weekly Mulch: BP Oil Hits Louisiana--But How Far Away is the Next Disaster?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Oil has hit shore in Louisiana, and despite BP's best efforts to keep the media away, reporters can now touc...

The Most Important Environmental Legislation Ever?

Richard Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Greene

The Most Important Environmental Legislation Ever The Beginning of Solar, Wind and Alternative Energy Viability Senators Bill Nelson, Menendez and La...

Sam Stein

DSCC Chair Menendez Signs Public Option Letter

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another prominent Senate Democrat has now endorsed an idea to pass a public option for insurance coverage using reconciliation. Democratic Senatoria...

Menendez Serves As Voice Of Senate Democrats For Hispanic Community

New York Times | David M. Herszenhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back home in Union City, N.J., these last few weeks, Senator Robert Menendez would walk into a restaurant only to have someone shout the inevitable qu...