U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA)are joined by Hispanic senior citizens and Yanira Cruz, President and CEO of the National Hispanic Council on Aging, in support of health insurance reform.
Senator Menendez, New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Trenton Mayor Douglas H. Palmer, Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy and New York Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly stand in New York's Penn Station against legislation that would allow Amtrak train passengers to travel with guns in checked luggage.
Senator Menendez and Senator Frank Lautenberg host the annual "Service Academy Information Day", an opportunity for college students to explore a career in the military and receive the equivalent of an Ivy League education.
Senator Menendez joins U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood for the presentation of a $298,703,208 check from recovery package funds that the Obama administration allocated for mass transit projects in New Jersey -- $130 million of which will help build a mass transit tunnel under the Hudson River.
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), the lone Hispanic Democratic Senator, and leaders of several major Latino organizations that endorsed Sotomayor's nomination, discuss the significance of her confirmation to the Hispanic community in the U.S.