Three Ways the Menendez Mess Could Ensare the Democratic Party

When Sen. Bob Menendez’s (D-N.J.) public corruption and bribery trial began Wednesday Republicans were quick to suggest the affair would lead to consequences for the Democratic Party. GOP-aligned groups hammered Democratic lawmakers for failing to distance themselves from the New Jersey senator or urge him to resign. Menendez remains intent on running for reelection in 2018,…