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)

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