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  •   Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who also serves on the Senate Finance Committee, joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the next coronavirus relief package amid stalled negotiations on Capitol Hill. Senator Menendez criticized the inaction and lack or urgency from Senate... Read More
  • — by Nikita Biryukov
    U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez (D-North Bergen) and Cory Booker are in the process of drafting a bill that would make private federal judges’ personal information and introduce a host of other security measures for members of the judiciary following the attempted assassination of U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas. Two weeks ago, Roy Den... Read More
  • — by Mark Satter
      The U.S. will begin pulling 12,000 troops, thousands more than previously disclosed, out of Germany within the next few weeks as part of a troop reduction effort that has been widely criticized by lawmakers, including members of President Donald Trump’s own party. The move, announced Wednesday by Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper, comes... Read More
  • — by Pranshu Verma
      Senate Democrats unveiled a report Tuesday highly critical of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s management of the State Department, two days before he is set to testify on Capitol Hill. The 46-page report, produced by Democratic staff members on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says Mr. Pompeo’s department is rife with what... Read More
  •   When COVID-19 hit the Esparza household, it was a domino effect that shook the New Jersey family to its core. “I woke up one day and had a fever,” Gabriela Esparza explained, describing the tumultuous rollercoaster she and her entire immediate family experienced back in April. “Then the next day my mother had a fever, three... Read More
  • — by Christine Holber
      U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), along with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.), announced the COVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act Wednesday, saying it would improve contact tracing, testing and outreach to minority populations. African Americans, Latinx and other people of color are more likely to contract coronavirus, more likely to suffer... Read More
  • — by John Heinis
      U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) is weighing in on the passing of civil rights leader and longtime U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), calling him a voice for the voiceless who helped shape his career in Congress. “Today is a sad day for America. John Lewis – often referred to as the Conscience of Congress – was an... Read More
  • — by Mark Hallum
      As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer continue the back and forth to bring the Heroes Act to a floor vote, New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez just wants the basics for transit in the Tri-State area. The basics being $32 billion for emergency supplemental funding through 2021, that is. Menendez issued a... Read More
  • — by Lauren Hirsch
      Sens. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., have introduced a bill prohibiting retailers from declining cash payments from customers, as businesses promote “contactless” digital payment as they grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. Retailers and mall owners, including Nordstrom and Simon Malls, have encouraged the use... Read More
  • — by Jordain Caney
      Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) introduced a proposal on Wednesday to slap sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin over reports that Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked fighters to target U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan. The proposal from Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, would impose a visa ban and an... Read More
  • — by Alison Durkee
      KEY FACTS · The letter, sent by Senators Robert Menendez, Mazie Hirono, and Mark Warner, takes issue with Facebook’s failure to address white supremacy on its platform despite its stated commitment to racial justice and combating hate speech. · The senators cite a study from the Tech Transparency Project that outlines how... Read More
  • — by David Shepardson
      Democratic U.S. senators on Monday introduced legislation to ensure that Americans who have suffered economic hardships due to the coronavirus pandemic have access to broadband internet. The bill would provide free or low-cost broadband service to low-income families or those who have been recently laid off or furloughed due to the COVID-19... Read More
  • — by Manu Raju, Ted Barrett and Clare Foran
    Democratic senators on Monday gave their strongest indications yet they may block the Republican police reform bill from coming to the floor, a risky move that could prevent any overhaul measure from being enacted this year over their party's concerns that the GOP bill is too weak. National calls to address police misconduct and racial injustice... Read More
  • WASHINGTON — U.S. congressional Democrats introduced legislation on Thursday to block President Donald Trump's plan to remove 9,500 troops from close ally Germany by prohibiting funding for a withdrawal of U.S. forces from Europe without congressional approval. Representative Eliot Engel, chairman of the House of Representatives Foreign... Read More
  • — by John Heinis
    U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and state Senator Nick Sacco (D-32) are praising the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that halts President Donald Trump’s (R) ability to end the DACA program. “Today’s Supreme Court ruling upholding DACA is as much a repudiation of Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant crusade as it is justice for... Read More
  • Bob Menéndez, senador por Nueva Jersey, se cuestionó la utilización de los activos venezolanos por parte de Washington, en respuesta a un tweet que citaba un trabajo publicado por Univisión donde se habla de una batalla legal entre EEUU y Venezuela por los miles de millones de dólares confiscados a funcionarios... Read More
  • — by Bob Menendez
    George Floyd's senseless and tragic killing at the hands of police was just the latest in a long line of racial injustices against black Americans. It has galvanized millions across the nation to stand up and peacefully march in protest against systemic racism, inequality and injustice that has plagued our country since its founding, and that... Read More
  •    New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez joins Yahoo Finance’s On The Move to weigh in on police reform and address how the state is using its funding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
  • — by Dhara Singh and Aarthi Swaminathan
    Democratic lawmakers are calling for critical consumer protections for all homeowners, after an inquiry of 11 mortgage servicers revealed significant disparities in implementation of coronavirus relief measures. In a letter obtained exclusively by Yahoo Money, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) urged... Read More
  • — by Bob Menendez
    Monday night, the world witnessed the horrifying sight and desperate screams of American citizens fleeing for safety as they were chased down, shot with rubber bullets and tear-gassed by police and military acting on orders from the president of the United States. Never before in my lifetime has a president ordered military force against American... Read More