Salomon Melgen

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) speaks outside the federal court after he was indicted on corruption charges on April 2, 2015 in Newark. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

DOJ Pushes Back Against Sen. Menendez’s Defense Team’s Call To Drop Indictment

The Justice Department pushed back Monday against efforts by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to dismiss the corruption indictment against him.

08/24/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) speaks outside the federal court after he was indicted on corruption charges on April 2, 2015 in Newark. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Disclosure: Sen. Menendez Has Raised Over $1.5 Million For Legal Defense

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) has raised more than $1.5 million for his legal defense fund since he was indicted on federal corruption charges in April.

07/15/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) speaks outside the federal court after he was indicted on corruption charges on April 2, 2015 in Newark. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Lawyers For Sen. Robert Menendez Appear In Court In Corruption Case

Menendez 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.

04/22/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) speaks at a press conference on April 1, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Half Of New Jersey Voters Want Sen. Robert Menendez To Resign

A new poll finds that just over half of New Jersey’s voters think U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez should resign from office after being indicted on corruption charges.

04/16/2015

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

Documents: Sen. Menendez’s Campaign Paid Law Firm $250K To Fight Allegations

The political campaign for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) paid a law firm $250,000 in December for legal costs related to Justice Department and Senate Ethics Committee investigations into his ties to a major donor, according to disclosure forms filed Friday.

01/31/2014

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) (Photo credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Federal Grand Jury Investigating NJ Sen. Menendez

A story on the Washington Post’s website said that as part of the probe, federal agents have questioned witnesses about the interactions between Menendez and Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen.

03/14/2013