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Is when it involves a Democrat.   You could,  like NBC just did,  claim Sen. Robert Menendez is  a Republican,  but apparently  Big Media finds it so much easier to simply ignore the fact that the New Jersey senator is on… 79 more words

Attorneys Spar Over What To Ask Jurors Ahead Of Menendez Trial

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Attorneys in the corruption case against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) sparred Friday over a questionnaire for potential jurors.

Prosecutors urged the judge not to include questions probing whom jurors voted for or how they felt about Menendez’s stand on issues like the Iran nuclear deal. 507 more words


Feds Fight Sen. Menendez's Attempts To Have Indictment Tossed

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Government attorneys are pushing back against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)’s attempts to have his corruption indictment thrown out.

They filed a response this week to the senator’s filing seeking… 147 more words


Sen. Menendez Slams Border Wall, Trump's Other Immigration Plans

PARAMUS, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) is making his voice heard after President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration.

As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported, Menendez called… 119 more words


Cuban-American leaders, dissidents urge Trump to get tough with Castro regime

Cuban-American leaders and human rights activists within the island nation are hoping that the incoming Trump administration will scale back President Obama’s efforts to restore relations between the two countries, measures they say emboldened the communist regime and brought the U.S. 673 more words

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Menendez: Democrats' Votes Will Be Needed For Immigration Plans Under Trump

PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — As the Republican-led Congress begins talk of shaping President-elect Donald Trump’s immigration policies, one local Democratic senator said the majority will need minority votes to get it done. 168 more words


Puerto Rico’s financial well being has been in a downward spiral  since about 2006. It is the forgotten land that the United States has ignored as its budget problems evolved to where it is now so indebted to the tune of over $70 billion. 1,696 more words