Sen. Robert Menendez
Menendez says he voted yes on a limited military strike on in Syria was to punish President Assad for the use of chemical weapons.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was set beginning Tuesday to preside over a debate on the authorization of military force in Syria.
A lot more homeowners who repaired damage related to Superstorm Sandy are now in line for federal reimbursement.
Sen. Robert Menendez says almost 130 homeowners are being offered pre-Sandy value for their properties.
The Democrat from New Jersey served in the Army Signal Corps during the war. He spent nearly three decades in the Senate and was its oldest member when he died Monday at 89, after suffering complications from viral pneumonia.
The liberal Democrat from New Jersey died Monday after suffering complications from viral pneumonia. At 89, he was the oldest member of the Senate and the last of 115 World War II veterans to serve there.
Lautenberg’s casket will arrive at the U.S Capitol on Thursday, where it will lie in repose in the Senate chamber before he is interred at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday.
Sen. Frank Lautenberg passed away around 4 a.m. Monday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell due to complications from viral pneumonia, his office said.
Benedetto Bigica, 46, of Elmwood Park apologized for his actions in a Newark federal court Tuesday after pleading guilty to a count of conspiring to violate the Federal Election Campaign Act.
The Bayonne Bridge is about to reach new heights to allow bigger cargo ships up the east coast, such as those that will pass through the new locks of the Panama Canal.
Menendez said the conflict has caused a refugee crisis, given rise to terror groups and puts Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons at risk of falling into the wrong hands.
The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act was negotiated by four Democrats and four Republicans and was formally filed on the Senate floor around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.
A few thousand people gathered in Liberty State Park in Jersey City Saturday to push for reforms in immigration policy.
A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said the senator hopes U.S. authorities join their Dominican counterparts in investigating the origin of reports he paid women in the Dominican Republic for sex.
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.