Latest Robert Menendez News

New Jersey businessman pleads guilty and agrees to cooperate in Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption case

Mar. 01, 2024 16:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey businessman pleaded guilty Friday to trying to bribe U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, admitting that he gave the senator's wife a car to influence him and agreeing to a deal with prosecutors that calls for him to testify in the corruption case against the powerful Democrat. ...

New Jersey businessman who gave Mercedes-Benz to Sen. Bob Menendez' wife pleads guilty to bribery, agrees to testify

Mar. 01, 2024 14:15 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey businessman who gave Mercedes-Benz to Sen. Bob Menendez' wife pleads guilty to bribery, agrees to testify.

How a congressman’s challenge to New Jersey’s first lady is shaking up a key Senate race

Feb. 29, 2024 09:44 AM EST

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (AP) — When New Jersey first lady Tammy Murphy walked up to Rep. Andy Kim last weekend to congratulate him with a handshake after the second of three consecutive wins in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat, the goodwill gesture represented a surprise within a surprise. ...

New Jersey gov's wife, a US Senate candidate, opposes power plant that he could kill

Feb. 20, 2024 17:55 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's First Lady Tammy Murphy, who is running for U.S. Senate, said Tuesday she opposes construction of a gas-fired backup power plant in a minority neighborhood already heavily burdened with pollution. But she did not say whether she has discussed her...

Ex-TV news reporter is running as a Republican for Bob Menendez's Senate seat in New Jersey

Feb. 09, 2024 10:16 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former TV news reporter known for his aggressive on-camera demeanor is getting into New Jersey's U.S. Senate race as a Republican candidate for the seat currently held by Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, who's facing federal corruption charges. ...

Sen. Bob Menendez says gold bars and cash at his residence were illegally found and seized

Jan. 23, 2024 15:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez wants a New York judge to toss out much of the evidence in the bribery prosecution against him, saying investigators illegally searched his residence as revenge because the Democrat defeated a prior prosecution in his home state. His...

Fetterman backs Andy Kim as Democrats scramble to keep Menendez's Senate seat in New Jersey

Jan. 19, 2024 11:36 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. John Fetterman has backed Rep. Andy Kim in the congressman's bid to win a contested primary for New Jersey's Senate seat, as Democrats jockey to push indicted Sen. Bob Menendez out of office. Fetterman was an early proponent of calling...

Sen. Bob Menendez and wife seek separate trials on bribery charges

Jan. 16, 2024 00:46 AM EST

Sen. Bob Menendez and his wife are seeking separate trials on bribery charges they each face in a New York court. The New Jersey Democrat and his wife, Nadine, were each charged in the fall with aiding three New Jersey businessmen in return for cash, gold bars and a luxury car. ...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jan. 11, 2024 01:57 AM EST

LNP/LancasterOnline. January 3, 2024. Editorial: Gov. Shapiro’s office should have furnished taxpayers with more transparency about the Governor’s Residence redo No one expects the governor of Pennsylvania to live in a house filled with Ikea furniture that he had...

Sen. Bob Menendez seeks dismissal of criminal charges. His lawyers say prosecutors 'distort reality'

Jan. 10, 2024 15:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez on Wednesday sought dismissal of charges, including bribery, as his lawyers told a judge that New York federal prosecutors are making claims that are “outrageously false" and "distort reality.” The New Jersey Democrat and his wife pleaded not...