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Sen. Robert Menendez

Florida Dr. Salomon Melgen is charged in a corruption case along with New Jersey U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez. (Credit: CBS Miami)

Eye Doctor Charged With Sen. Menendez Now Indicted In Florida Fraud Scheme

The Florida doctor charged in a corruption case along with U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) was indicted in his home state Tuesday in a 76-count Medicare fraud scheme.

04/14/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez and attorney Abbe Lowell, left, arrive at federal court in Newark on April 2, 2015. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption

Menendez was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.

04/02/2015

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Sen. Menendez Calls Indictment ‘False Allegations;’ Says He ‘Will Not Be Silenced’

Menendez had been under investigation for his relationship with South Florida eye doctor and top campaign donor Salomon Melgen.

04/01/2015

Inside an expanded Hudson-Bergen Light Rail car - July 3, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

NJ Democratic Lawmakers Push To Make Hudson-Bergen Light Rail A Reality

Standing in the street between railroad tracks and Englewood City Hall, lawmakers would like to see the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail live up to its name.

03/13/2015

FILE -- Residential streets close to the shore remain flooded following Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Top FEMA Insurance Official Resigns; FEMA Sets Up Review Process For Sandy Claims

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to let Superstorm Sandy victims who think their insurance claims were not fairly paid out to undergo a review.

03/12/2015

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Menendez On Expected Corruption Charges: ‘I Have Always Conducted Myself Appropriately’

Attorney General Eric Holder has approved prosecutors’ request to move forward with the charges, CBS News reported.

03/06/2015

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Sen. Menendez Calls For Privacy Bill To Protect Consumers In Case Of Data Breaches

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and Rep. Albio Sires (D-N.J.) announced Friday that they plan to reintroduce a Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights to improve protection for consumer data.

02/20/2015

Flooding in Newark on June 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Study To Look At Ways To Prevent Flooding Of Rahway River Basin

A federally-funded million dollar study will help the Army Corp of Engineers find ways to prevent flooding along an area in North Jersey.

02/06/2015

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Sen. Menendez Calls For Sanctions In Iran Despite Obama’s Call To ‘Hold Your Fire’

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said Friday that he wants to see new sanctions Iran if no agreement is reached on nuclear negotiations, despite concerns from President Barack Obama that such sanctions could jeopardize a deal.

01/16/2015

Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy sit amongst sand washed ashore on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers To Introduce Bills To Prohibit Sandy ‘Clawback’ Letters

Sen. Robert Menendez and Rep. Frank Pallone will introduce bills that would prohibit the federal Emergency Management Agency from issuing so-called “clawback” letters demanding repayment of aid it wrongly awarded to homeowners.

01/16/2015

FEMA logo (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

FEMA At Odds With Sandy Victims Over Funds That Were Never Supposed To Be Allocated

One Ocean County woman left homeless by Hurricane Sandy has been struggling to rebuild. She recently learned the agency that gave her the money to get back on her feet, wants it all back.

12/10/2014

The new fire station in Bayonne, New Jersey. (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Bayonne, New Jersey Dedicates First New Fire Station In Over 80 Years

Bayonne, New Jersey on Monday dedicated the first standalone fire station to be built in the city in more than 80 years.

11/17/2014

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Sen. Robert Menendez Presses For Sandy Insurance Probe

Insurance companies might face more scrutiny over how they are handling flood damage claims from Superstorm Sandy.

11/14/2014

Sen. Menendez proposes legislation to curb flow of counterfeit dresses into U.S. (Credit: Sen. Menendez's Office)

Sen. Menendez Cracks Down On Counterfeit Wedding And Prom Gowns Entering US

An estimated 700,000 counterfeit bridal and prom dresses make their way into the country each year, costing U.S. shops over $1 billion a year, Menendez said.

10/03/2014

Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Wants Tougher Sanctions For Russia

Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said after meeting with leaders and locals, there’s no doubt Russia has invaded Ukraine.

09/01/2014

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