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NJ Sen. Bob Menendez is
no stranger to investigations

Associated Press, by Geoff Mulvihill*

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/2/2013 12:35:20 PM

UNION CITY, N.J.- To his critics, Sen. Robert Menendez is the bad guy who always wiggles away. To defenders, he´s a respected figure persecuted in whispers and investigations. The New Jersey Democrat finds himself in familiar territory as his office acknowledges he flew on a donor´s plane to the Dominican Republic in 2010 -- but says he did not engage in sex with prostitutes there, as a conservative website reported. In his gritty, immigrant-heavy northern New Jersey hometown sometimes called "Havana on the Hudson," Menendez is revered as the Cuban-American who has risen the highest in politics

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*[Associated Press writer Katie Zezima in East Newark contributed].

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/2/2013 12:56:51 PM     (No. 9154454)

What´s the matter? It is against the law. What difference does it make? Why are senators immune to neighborhood watch lists as predators?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tnorling, 2/2/2013 1:00:10 PM     (No. 9154458)

Quite frankly, this is another tempest in a teapot. It´s the sanctimony and hubris of the left, and the fact that they and their proxies in the MSM would be demanding a Republican in identical straits be drawn and quartered that makes me want him if not drawn and quartered, disgraced and forced to resign. Christie shoud then appoint himself Senator from the great (fill in the blank) of NJ...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 2/2/2013 1:02:37 PM     (No. 9154463)

Oh! Oh! It´s so enthralling! He´s "revered" in Union City - - my mother´s home town!

Be still my heart - - I´m afraid I´m about to start blubbering. How did Union City ever get so lucky?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Advocate, 2/2/2013 1:14:22 PM     (No. 9154494)

Union City is one of two East. coast entry points for illegal immigration of prostitutes.
Coincidence?
Menendez should be in an orange jump suit with Corzine and Madoff.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/2/2013 1:17:20 PM     (No. 9154498)

Cuban-American? Sheesh!

This means that Rubio the Rubester could plead for amnesty on his behalf...
and then they could be on a national ticket together...
a bipartisan unity ticket.
(Maybe Schumer and McCain would endorse? After all... )

It´s completely understandable about Menendez given his heritage.
Before Castro cleaned up Cuba, corrupt dicktaters like Batista pocketed gazillions
of Yankee dollars from all the gambling, drugs and prostitution available there for Americano visitors and others.

We must honor and acknowledge their ethnic heritage, customs and traditions.
Mustn´t we?
Let´s all assault a pinata like the kids do.
And ignore laws and the constitution.
Replace it with anything goes.... s/o

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rivetjoint, 2/2/2013 1:54:23 PM     (No. 9154561)

Where there´s smoke there´s fire sez I.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: tommyr, 2/2/2013 2:50:37 PM     (No. 9154637)

Jersey had the Torch--he should be in jail and Menendez also gets a pass for his misdeeds. Guess what--both are Jersey democrats!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: northeast, 2/2/2013 5:38:33 PM     (No. 9154815)

1st class Miami to SANTA dOMINGO IS 786.OO RT, His buddy took him for a ride.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nina584, 2/2/2013 7:05:42 PM     (No. 9154934)

In Miami we call him a creep. Don´t know about people in NJ but we don´t like him.

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