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Bob Menendez

‘Clear and unmistakable’ pattern of corruption, say Feds of Sen. Menendez

‘Clear and unmistakable’ pattern of corruption, say Feds of Sen. Menendez

Sen. Robert Menendez demonstrated a ‘clear and unmistakable’ pattern of accepting favors in exchange for helping a wealthy patron, explain prosecutors in the ongoing investigation against the New Jersey Democrat.

Conexion Miami / Marco’s $pending still a problem

Conexion Miami / Marco’s $pending still a problem

Marco Rubio’s penchant for spending money that does not belong to him on himself and his family keeps biting him in the butt.

Poll: Majority of New Jersey voters think Bob Menendez should resign

Poll: Majority of New Jersey voters think Bob Menendez should resign

Fifty-two percent of those surveyed say the indicted senator should resign his post, and 54 percent responded that he is not honest or trustworthy. The numbers break down along partisan lines, with more Republicans calling for his departure than any other subset.

Is Bob Menendez the type of public servant we want?

Is Bob Menendez the type of public servant we want?

All I ask is the question I keep repeating: Is this the kind of public servant we want to lead us in Washington?

‘Raul Yzaguirre, NCLR, & the Menendez investigation’: A response from Janet Murguía

‘Raul Yzaguirre, NCLR, & the Menendez investigation’: A response from Janet Murguía

A “dismayed” NCLR president writes in response to the recent column by Progreso Weekly editor Alvaro Fernandez critical of Latino groups, led by NCLR, defending Bob Menendez.

Menendez and Melgen’s indictment likely to shake up the political elite in the Dominican Republic

Menendez and Melgen’s indictment likely to shake up the political elite in the Dominican Republic

Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption allegations, part of which has to do with business interests in the Dominican Republic, may soon make waves strong enough to reach the island’s political elite.

Raul Yzaguirre, NCLR and the Menéndez investigation

Raul Yzaguirre, NCLR and the Menéndez investigation

I don’t believe in coincidences. Ambassador Yzaguirre, practically named by Menéndez, arrives in Santo Domingo months before the Melgen port deal, and departs his post three months after the deal is consummated. Who carried the water for Melgen/Menéndez on behalf of the U.S. government?

Editorials on the Robert Menéndez indictment

Editorials on the Robert Menéndez indictment

The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Newark Star-Ledger chime in on the Bob Menendez indictment. All three seem to agree that Menendez needs to go.

Robert Menendez indictment points to corrupting potential of super PACs

Robert Menendez indictment points to corrupting potential of super PACs

It seemed like a typical corruption case: A Florida doctor, seeking official favors with a United States senator, plies him with gifts while raising all the money he can for the senator’s campaign, and for his fellow senators and party.

Highlights of the indictment

Highlights of the indictment

Brief overview of the Robert Menéndez and Salomón Mengel indictment.

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