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  1. Puerto Rico debt rescue plan engulfed in Great Recession 'bailout' politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... really cheap prices now want to maximize their profit off of the backs of people in Puerto Rico," said Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.). Behind the scenes, a prominent lobbyist for some of those bondholders, former Florida congressman Connie Mack IV, ...

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  2. Booker Leads Senators in Letter Urging Obama Administration to Stop Harmful Seismic BlastingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Cape May County Herald

    U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and 17 of his colleagues sent a letter to President Obama opposing seismic airgun testing, which has proven to be harmful to commercial and recreational fisheries in coastal communities and negatively impact a wide range of marine species. Sen. Booker was joined by Sens. Bill Nelson , Edward Markey , Jeff Merkley , Barbara Mikulski , Elizabeth Warren , Sheldon Whitehouse , Ben Cardin , Al Frankin , Jack Reed , Robert Menendez , Kirsten Gillibrand , Bernie Sanders , Richard Blumenthal , Maria Cantwell , Patrick Leahy , Barbara Boxer , and Jeanne Shaheen .

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  3. Booker, Menendez seek to end gas testing in Atlantic OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Newark Star-Ledger

    WASHINGTON - Seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean, which can hurt marine life, is no longer needed now that the Obama administration dropped plans to drill for oil and gas there, U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez said in a letter joined by 16 of their Democratic colleagues. Such tests, which involve airgun blasting, "can cause the catch rates of some commercial fish species to plummet, displace fish over large areas, and broadly disrupt the feeding and breeding behaviors of whales and other marine life," the senators wrote.

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  4. Thanks to Jersey Journal for coverage of proposed barge mooring | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NJ.com

    ... Fulop, the Jersey City Council, Senator Brian Stack and Assemblyman Raj Mukherjee. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez, who hold great sway with federal regulators, made it clear that this blight to our treasured landmarks would not happen on ...

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  5. New Poll: Chris Christie More Unpopular Than Ever in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Phillymag.com

    ... to generate the most negativity among voters, even more so than the state's currently indicted senator [ Robert Menendez ," Ashley Koning, assistant director of the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers University, said in a ...

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  6. New Poll Shows Support For Christie At All-Time LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    ... A total of 63 percent of independents and 87 percent of Democrats rated Christie unfavorably. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez fared better in the poll than Christie, despite his ongoing federal indictment. Only 29 percent of poll respondents were ...

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  7. Is FEMA still shortchanging Hurricane Sandy homeowners?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Jersey Journal

    ... "We're working as quickly as possible - literally in shifts - to continue to make things right." U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), who led the successful effort to get FEMA to reopen the Sandy claims, said he hasn't heard anything about the latest ...

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  8. Christie has lowest job approval rating to date, poll showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie 's approval rating with New Jersey voters has reached a record low, a new poll finds - worse, even, than the state's Democratic U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, who is currently under criminal indictment on federal corruption and bribery charges. A new Rutgers Eagleton survey released Thursday found the governor's approval has dipped to 26 percent, a drop of three percentage points since quitting the presidential race in February.

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  9. N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie rips Democrats, unions; says court pick didn't lieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | NJ.com

    ... $33 million to 20 New Jersey hospitals to help cover the costs of treating Medicare patients, U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) announced. a Amid an ongoing lawsuit challenging the state's graduation requirements, a state ...

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  10. Barge plan withdrawal victory due to public outcry | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | NJ.com

    ... interfered with the public's right to use these places that belong to all of us. Mayor Steve Fulop, Senator Robert Menendez, Senator Cory Booker, and Senator Loretta Weinberg came out in opposition. The public and elected officials said this was the ...

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  11. N.J. hospitals in line for $33M in extra Medicare fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. government will provide an extra $33 million to 20 New Jersey hospitals to help cover the costs of treating Medicare patients, U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker announced Wednesday. The funds are based on what doctors would get paid in rural areas, and New Jersey otherwise would not qualify because all of its medical facilities are classified as being located in urban areas.

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  12. Lawmaker urge more US naval operations in South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Erie Times News

    ... suspicious neighbors who are increasingly close to the United States," he said. But Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey said that China was "dominating" the region. He advocated a tougher U.S. stance, saying American instruments of ...

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  13. Times Square ArticleRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Groong

    ... year after year, were in attendance and affirmed their commitment to the Armenian people, including Senator Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), who insisted that, "genocide is genocide and it cannot be called anything else." "We are commemorating more than a ...

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  14. Shipping company to withdraw bid for commercial buoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Sam Pesin for "sound(ing) the alarm about the inappropriate" mooring site. U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez, state Sens. Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, and Sandra B. Cunningham, D-Jersey City, The Sierra Club, Statue Cruises and former ...

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  15. Armenian Genocide Commemorations Persevere Into A New CenturyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Groong

    ... year after year, were in attendance and affirmed their commitment to the Armenian people, including Senator Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), who insisted that, "genocide is genocide and it cannot be called anything else." "We are commemorating more than a ...

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  16. It's time to start fresh' McKnight seeks to allow Hudson County to issue birth certificates againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | The Hudson Reporter

    ... office was not allowed to issue birth certificates or passports. In 2005, after intervention by then-Rep. Robert Menendez, the county office was allowed to resume issuing passports, but not birth certificates. For over a decade, residents in Hudson ...

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  17. Shipping company to withdraw bid for commercial buoy near Liberty State Park, Ellis IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | NJ.com

    ... Sam Pesin for "sound(ing) the alarm about the inappropriate" mooring site. U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez , state Sens. Steve Sweeney, D-West Deptford, and Sandra B. Cunningham, D-Jersey City, The Sierra Club, Statue Cruises and former ...

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  18. Menendez, Booker join opposition to Hudson River commerical buoy planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, right, and U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez wrote a joint letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opposing a proposal to install a buoy for commercial barges in the Hudson River near Liberty State Park and Ellis Island. In a joint letter to the commander of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District, U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez urged the agency to consider the possible adverse impact of a proposal for the installation of a mooring buoy just just north of Ellis Island and east of Liberty State Park.

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  19. Meeting with MerrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Roll Call

    ... Mo.: "The full Senate should have the same chance to question Judge Garland's credentials as I did." Robert Menendez, N.J.: Said the meeting "made clear to me that [Garland] is a careful, thoughtful jurist with a deep appreciation and ...

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  20. Kirk Calls on Administration to Recognize Armenian Massacres as GenocideRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | Groong

    ... so it is long past due to speak honestly about what happened to the Armenians." Senator Kirk joined Senator Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) to co-lead the introduction of S.Res.140, a bipartisan resolution That the President work toward an equitable, ...

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