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Clinton will campaign for Menendez, her old buddy and cash-for-favors collaborator.

By Matt Rooney _ Bob Menendez and Hillary Clinton go “way back” as the expression goes, Save Jerseyans. They served together in Congress. Then he was national co-chair of Clinton’s failed 2008 primary campaign. “Bob and I have worked side-by-side to Read More

Bob Menendez’s new TV ad confirms a stunning lack of shame, self awareness | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ The ‘death of shame’ in undeniably one of our time’s defining developments, Save Jerseyans. I suspect it’s an outgrowth of the self-esteem culture colliding and mixing with the moral relativism which permeates what passes for modern Read More

Hugin pounces after Menendez’s buddy Melgen fails to land a new trial

MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. — The worst criminal in the history of U.S. medicare fraud happens to be Senator Bob Menendez’s good buddy.  Today, that criminal (Salomon Melgen) was denied bail and a new trial as he awaits the outcome of an appeal. Read More

In the N.J. Senate battle over drug pricing? Bob Menendez is unarmed.

By Matt Rooney _ Bob Menendez may be on record as ‘saddened’ by the lengthy prison term facing his long-time friend and donor Salomon Melgen, Save Jerseyans, but should anyone be? More to the point: where does Menendez of all people get off Read More

BREAKING: Menendez ‘Severely’ Admonished By U.S. Senate’s Select Committee On Ethics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bob Menendez may have escaped criminal consequences for his shady behavior concerning a former donor and friend, but on Thursday, the U.S. Senate’s Select Committee On Ethics issued a formal admonition. “The Committee has determined that this Read More

NJGOP Chairman attacks “embarrassing” Menendez after friend and donor’s criminal sentencing

By The Staff _ After U.S. Senator Bob Menendez’s friend and donor Salomon Melgen was sentenced to 17 years in prison on Thursday, N.J. GOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt took a hard verbal crack at the senior Democrat in a strongly Read More

Menendez’s buddy Melgen gets 17 years in prison

By The Staff _ Dr. Salomon Melgen of Florida, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez’s former co-defendant in a federal corruption indictment, got hammered with a lengthy 17-year sentence on Thursday in addition to $42.6 million in Medicare restitution. Melgen and Menendez are Read More

Menendez became ‘very hostile’ in talks to help friend with Medicare debt: witness

NEWARK — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez held two contentious discussions with Medicare representatives – including one that included former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – to press for a reimbursement policy Read More

Robert Menendez trial puts other Democrats at legal risk

As Sen. Robert Menendez prepares to face corruption charges, Republicans are confident and Democrats fearful that the taint of a weekslong trial will snare other prominent Democrats in New Jersey and Washington. The trial kicks off Wednesday in New Jersey, Read More