Robert Menendez

Menendez: Visa Waivers A Bigger Threat To U.S. Than Syrian RefugeesNew Jersey Sen. Robert Mendendez says he won't back a bill passed by the House last week aimed at tightening controls of refugees coming from Syria and Iraq.
Menendez: Federal Proposal Would Make IRS Phone Scams EasierMenendez noted that scammers have increasingly been calling claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service and threatening legal action, fines, jail time and even deportation if payments are not promptly made.
Christie Urges Booker To Oppose Iran DealGov. Chris Christie wants New Jersey's junior U.S. senator to oppose the Iran deal.
Lawyers For Sen. Robert Menendez Appear In Court In Corruption CaseMenendez has been charged with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from Salomon Melgen, an eye doctor and longtime friend of the senator's, in exchange for a stream of political favors.
Embattled Menendez Says He Will Be 'Vindicated' By FactsThe senator has pleaded not guilty to the charges and denied Sunday he betrayed the public's trust, saying once the facts are known, "I know that I will be vindicated and that we will win."
Menendez Defiant Amid Reports Of Looming IndictmentFederal prosecutors have reportedly been looking into whether Menendez accepted pricy gifts from a longtime friend and ophthalmologist in Florida in exchange for his influence on a couple of issues, including a Medicare billing dispute.
NYPD On High Alert After New Threat By ISISOfficials said the Islamic State posted a video on Twitter calling for attacks on police officers and soldiers in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and France.
Menendez: Ambassador, Embassy For Cuba Not In Cards Anytime SoonBut Sen. Robert Menendez said Sunday it won't be easy to build diplomatic relations, saying he won't be able to garner the necessary votes to appoint an ambassador or secure funding for an embassy in Cuba.
Pope Praises Diplomacy Of US-Cuba AccordPope Francis praised the "small steps'' of diplomacy and peacemaking that brought about the rapprochement between the U.S. and Cuba, expressing joy over the outcome that he helped bring about.
Cuban-American Lawmakers In New Jersey Oppose Renewing RelationsHigh-ranking Cuban-American lawmakers in New Jersey are speaking out against U.S. plans to normalize full diplomatic relations with Cuba.
NJ Officials, Residents On Sandy Anniversary: Rebuilding Has Been Too SlowThe second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in New Jersey, where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt, but many other people still unable to return to their homes.
Worries About Stalled Highway Construction If Federal Fund Goes BankruptThe Highway Trust Fund’s bankruptcy could delay ongoing projects like the construction on I-80, CBS 2's Matt Kozar reported.
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