At a press conference in Times Square, Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced they will be holding a hearing in the Senate to investigate the release of the Lockerbie bomber.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Senator Bob Menendez announce new projects under President Obama's economic recovery plan in Ellis Island. The projects will help stimulate the economy, create jobs and put residents back to work while preserving the historic site.
Senate Democratic Steering Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow and Senator Menendez hold a press conference to discuss how Republicans have tried to stop the creation of millions of American jobs. From opposing tax cuts for small businesses to opposing clean energy jobs to protecting tax loopholes for CEOs, Senate Republicans have tried to kill policies that are creating jobs across the country. Democrats are standing up for the middle class, and will continue to work to create jobs and get our economy back on track.
With new reports that Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Al-Megrahi is still alive nearly a year after the cancer-stricken terrorist was released on compassionate grounds based on medical evaluation that he had only three months left to live, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) hold a press conference urging the British to conduct a full investigation into the Scottish court’s decision to release the convicted terrorist.
Senator Menendez launches his new "Kitchen Table Economics" webpage (http://menendez.senate.gov/kichen/)with a group of New Jersey residents with individual and family economic concerns. The page aims to bring attention to the economic and financial issue that are weighing on individual families, create a direct line of communication between NJ families and Senator Menendez, and provide information on what he is doing in Washington to help them.