Sen. Robert Menendez

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

Menendez’s Bill To Block Spike In Flood Insurance Premiums Passes Senate

The 67-32 vote reflects widespread alarm about changes enacted two years ago to shore up the program’s finances. In many cases the changes produced unexpected, sky-high insurance rates that are unaffordable for many homeowners in flood-prone areas.

01/30/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII preps at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880, Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Want To See More Jersey Pride In Run-Up To Super Bowl XLVIII

It seems Sen. Robert Menendez is a little tired of hearing about New York hosting the Super Bowl.

01/23/2014

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

Menendez Leading Charge On Fresh Iran Sanctions As Lawmakers Work To Build Veto-Proof Majority

As of Friday afternoon, 59 senators now back a new sanctions package they say would increase the pressure on Iran to make nuclear concessions, congressional aides said. The count brings Congress closer to passing a bill the Obama administration considers a threat to a historic diplomatic opportunity.

01/10/2014

A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Menendez Calls For Investigation Of Target Breach

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said consumers should be better protected and retailers who fail to safeguard information should be held accountable.

12/26/2013

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

Sen. Menendez Pops The Question To Girlfriend

The senator’s office said he proposed to Alicia Mucci, his girlfriend of more than a year, Monday night in the Capitol Rotunda.

12/10/2013

P.S. 3 In West New York has been renamed Robert Menendez Elementary School. (credit: Instagram/Sen. Menendez)

West New York Elementary School Named For Sen. Robert Menendez

Naming the school in his honor was the idea of West New York Mayor Felix Roque and was approved by the local school board.

12/05/2013

(L to R) British Foreign Secretary William Hague, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, US Secretary of State John Kerry, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius attend a statement on early November 24, 2013 in Geneva. (Photo read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Look To Sanctions If Iran Deal Falters

The controversial deal to put the brakes on Iran’s nuclear program has united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill on steps to take if the pact falls apart.

11/25/2013

Vice President Joe Biden congratulates Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) after administering a ceremonial swearing-in as his mother Carolyn Booker looks on in the Old Senate Chamber at the U.S. Captiol. October 31, 2013. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker Sworn In As U.S. Senator

Booker, 44, was sworn in as a U.S. senator at noon Thursday. Vice President Joe Biden conducted the ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber.

10/31/2013

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Toms River Mayor Signs Eminent Domain Ordinance For Dune System

Meantime, a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday unveiled legislation that would delay for about four years several changes to the federal government’s flood insurance program that are threatening to sock thousands of people with unaffordable premium hikes.

10/29/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: CBS 2)

Miriam Carey, Of Stamford, Conn., Shot Dead After Capitol Hill Car Chase

U.S. Capitol Police who responded to incident are currently working unpaid due to federal government shutdown.

10/03/2013

Penn Station

Work Under Way For Flood-Resistant Tunnels At Penn Station

A three-block-long concrete casing is under construction, in an effort to preserve a possible right-of-way for two flood-resistant rail tunnels into Penn Station.

09/23/2013

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

Eye On Politics: Sen. Robert Menendez Discusses His Vote For Strike On Syria

Menendez says he voted yes on a limited military strike on in Syria was to punish President Assad for the use of chemical weapons.

09/05/2013

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

Sen. Menendez To Preside Over Senate Debate Over Strike On Syria

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.

09/01/2013

A destroyed home along the Jersey Shore more than six months after Superstorm Sandy hit - May 14, 2013 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

More Sandy-Ravaged Homeowners To Get Reimbursements With New Rules

A lot more homeowners who repaired damage related to Superstorm Sandy are now in line for federal reimbursement.

08/03/2013

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