Sen. Robert Menendez

Sen. Robert Menendez with Sandy victims in Sayreville, N.J. - June 28, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Sayreville Sandy Victims Say Goodbye As They Take Buyouts

Sen. Robert Menendez says almost 130 homeowners are being offered pre-Sandy value for their properties.

06/28/2013

A military honor guard carries the casket of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg. (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Frank Lautenberg, Senate’s Last World War II Vet, Buried At Arlington

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.

06/07/2013

Hundreds attend the funeral of Sen. Frank Lautenberg on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Sen. Lautenberg Remembered As Man Who Used His Opportunities To Help Others

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.

06/05/2013

Frank Lautenberg (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images Entertainment)

Lautenberg To Be Eulogized By Dignitaries, Lie In Repose In Senate

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.

06/04/2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg on Dec. 6, 2012 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies At 89

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.

06/03/2013

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) holds a news conference - Washington, DC - Aug 5, 2009 - Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

New Jersey Man Gets Two Years Probation For Campaign Violations

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.

05/28/2013

Sen. Robert Menendez and other officials in front of the Bayonne Bridge on May 20, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Officials Announce Details On Bayonne Bridge Lifting

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.

05/20/2013

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

Menendez: In Order To Change Situation In Syria, It’s Time To Arm Rebels

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.

05/07/2013

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

Menendez: Bipartisan Bill ‘Fixes Our Broken Immigration System’

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.

04/18/2013

Jersey City Immigration Reform Rally

Crowd Of Thousands Gathers In Jersey City To Call For Immigration Reform

A few thousand people gathered in Liberty State Park in Jersey City Saturday to push for reforms in immigration policy.

04/06/2013

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

Menendez Calls For Federal Probe Of Allegations That He Visited Prostitutes

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.

03/18/2013

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

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

AUDIO: Sen. Menendez Speaks Out After Woman Recants Story Claiming He Paid Her For Sex

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez may be making an unanticipated trip to the Dominican Republic. A judge wants to hear from him about a prostitute’s statement that she was paid to falsely claim she had sex with him.

03/05/2013

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

AP Investigation: New Link Found Between Menendez, Wealthy Donor

The disclosure reflects the latest intersection between the New Jersey Democrat who is the subject of an ethics inquiry on Capitol Hill and the Florida doctor involved in a federal criminal investigation.

03/04/2013

Capitol Hill

Blame Game Continues As Sequester Takes Hold

The automatic across-the-board spending cuts took effect Friday after neither side could reach a deal to avoid the sequester and President Obama signed the order.

03/03/2013

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