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Menendez Renews Fight Against Federal Corruption Charges

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP)U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on Monday renewed his attack on federal corruption charges against him.

Attorneys for Menendez filed papers in federal appeals court Monday. 167 more words


Federal Government Gives New Jersey $16 Million Toward Portal Bridge Replacement

KEARNY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The State of New Jersey has received a grant to move forward with a project to replace the century-old Portal Bridge, which is a frequent chokepoint for commuters along the Northeast Corridor. 130 more words


More Federal Funds Coming For Post-Sandy Upgrades To PATH System

HARRISON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The PATH rail system will be getting additional federal funds to continue repairs from Superstorm Sandy.

As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported, the waterfront commuter rail system sustained more than $1 billion in damage from the surge in the 2012 storm. 253 more words


DOJ Pushes Back Against Sen. Menendez's Defense Team's Call To Drop Indictment

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Justice Department pushed back Monday against efforts by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to dismiss the corruption indictment against him.

The DOJ caked the case the result of an “exhaustive, focused and disciplined” investigation that spanned more than two years. 608 more words


From the newsletter: Did FBI lie to bring down senator?

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Disclosure: Sen. Menendez Has Raised Over $1.5 Million For Legal Defense

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — 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 and has spent more than $867,000 defending himself, according to a review of a disclosure filed with the Senate. 433 more words


Florida Doctor Charged With Sen. Menendez Expected To Be Released In Separate Case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) was expected to be released after more than 11 weeks in jail Thursday, under a bond agreement reached Thursday. 422 more words