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Bob Menendez, senator of the evening
Washington Post, by Dana Milbank

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Posted By:garnet, 2/12/2013 1:57:59 PM

Sen. Bob Menendez is embroiled in a prostitution scandal — and it has little if anything to do with sex. The New Jersey Democrat has for three months been the target of voluminous allegations, all unconfirmed, that he hired prostitutes, one reportedly underage, in the Dominican Republic and other places. Menendez, the new chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has angrily denied the allegations as they bubbled up into the mainstream media. But, proving that the political gods do have a sense of humor, the Senate chose this exact moment — as Menendez fights for his political life

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bobgray2, 2/12/2013 2:15:01 PM     (No. 9172466)

"unconfirmed" allegations.
If the media will not accept the word of the young prostitutes involved, none of whom had any reason to lie, how exactly would the press go about getting confirmation? Since the story broke, on the alternative media, all the prostitutes have conveniently, for Menendez anyway, disappeared.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/12/2013 3:09:28 PM     (No. 9172560)

This story needs legs.

Oh, yeah... her name is Svitlana Buchyk.
She´s named in court documents about occupying a condo in Florida against rules.

See the other artickle recently posted for more details about her and Menendez, etc.
There may be some hope yet that this will all explode and leave egg on Menendez´ face.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/12/2013 6:36:38 PM     (No. 9172936)

Congressman Rangel was supposedly in the "fight of his political life" too. The MSM will see to it he survives just as Maxine Waters and Rangel did. Even JJ Jr. Won´t get anywhere NEAR what he should get, walks away with a nice pension. All the time he hid in the "hospital" he was paid a full time salary.

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