Josh Welle marching in Asbury Park with Sen Bob Menendez and Congressman Frank Pallone
Josh Welle, the Democrat running against Congressman Chris Smith in the 4th congressional district, said he supports Congressman Frank Pallone Jr to be the next Speaker of the House.
Welle,who was for Nancy Pelosi becoming Speaker before he was against her becoming Speaker, should the Dems win control of the House of Representatives on November 6, declared his support for Pallone in answering questionnaire from the radical progressive group BlueWaveNJ.
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Posted: September 28th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: 2018 elections, BlueWaveNJ, Congressman Frank Pallone, Josh Welle, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Sen Bob Menendez | 3 Comments »
Dr. Salomon Melgen, left and Senator Robert Menendez
Federal prosecutors say they intend to retry U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez on political corruption charges. The trial of the New Jersey Democrat ended in a mistrial in November after jurors were unable to reach a verdict. The Department of Justice had been facing a deadline later this month to retry the case or drop the charges.… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 19th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Bob Menendez, New Jersey | Tags: Corruption, Dr. Salomon Melgen, Interim U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito, New Jersey, Sen Bob Menendez | 2 Comments »
By Laurie Ehlbeck
Obamacare has been, to put it mildly, burdensome for small businesses in New Jersey. Soon, the Senate will have a chance to do something about it.
Year after year, when the National Federation of Independent Business surveys its members, they say their number one priority is healthcare, but the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has made things more difficult for them. Its onerous taxes and mandates have increased costs and reduced choices.
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Posted: June 28th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Health Care, New Jersey, ObamaCare, Opinion | Tags: Affordable Care Act, health insurance, Healthcare, Laurie Ehlbeck, National Federation of Independent Businesses, New Jersey, NFIB, ObamaCare, Opinion, Sen Bob Menendez, Sen Cory Booker | 2 Comments »
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A prominent Florida eye doctor has been convicted on all counts in his Medicare fraud trial, raising the possibility he could be pressured to testify in the bribery trial of New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez. Jurors announced their verdict Friday for Dr. Salomon Melgen. He effectively faces a life sentence… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Bob Menendez, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Dr. Salomon Melgen, New Jersey, Sen Bob Menendez, Sen Robert Menendez | Comments Off on Menendez donor, Fla. eye doctor guilty on all counts of Medicare fraud
PHILADELPHIA — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to dismiss corruption charges against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia ruled against arguments from the indicted Democrat’s attorneys that charges he accepted gifts in exchange for political influence should be tossed because of a constitutional clause… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: July 29th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Bob Menendez, New Jersey | Tags: 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Bob Menendez indictment, New Jersey, Sen Bob Menendez | Comments Off on Appeals court refuses to toss charges against Bob Menendez
When the IRS and law enforcement officials issue warnings about phone scams involving tax collection, they always say the same thing: The IRS will never call you out of the blue to demand payment. That could change, according to legislators concerned about a little surprise tucked into a recently signed federal bill. A provision in the… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 12th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Bob Menendez, IRS | Tags: IRS, Phone Scams, Robo Calls, Sen Bob Menendez | Comments Off on The IRS could soon call you about debt collection, and it’s not a scam
Posted: May 11th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Bob Menendez, News | Tags: Dr. Salomon Melgen, Sen Bob Menendez | Comments Off on Doctor in Menendez corruption case to stay in jail
Senator Bob Menendez, left, and Congressman Frank Pallone, making like chimpmunks at the 2012 Belmar St. Patrick’s parade. Photo credit Charles Measley
The Wall Street Journal reported this afternoon that Washington, DC based federal prosecutors are expected to file criminal corruption charges against U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) as early as this week.
WSJ’s anonymous sources did not reveal the specific charges, but indicated that a legal battle over how much the Constitution shields federal legislators and their aides has come to a close. The charges, which reportedly will be filed in New Jersey’s federal courts, are believed to involve Menendez’s relationship with Florida eye-doctor, Solomon Melgen.
Earlier this month, CNN reported that outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on the Menendez prosecution. In a hastily called press conference after the CNN report broke on March 8, the senator defiantly defended the “appropriateness and lawfulness” of his conduct in office, including his dealings with Melgen.
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Posted: March 22nd, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Bob Menendez | Tags: Bob Menendez, Bob Menendez scandals, Dr. Solomon Melgen, Eric Holder, Menendez scandals, Sen Bob Menendez, U.S. Justice Department | 7 Comments »
Posted: January 27th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Bob Menendez, Cory Booker, Environment, Frank Pallone | Tags: Atlantic Oil Drilling, Frank Pallone, Oil Drilling, Sen Bob Menendez, Sen Cory Booker | Comments Off on Booker, Menendez blast U.S. proposal to allow oil drilling off Atlantic coast
Posted: January 16th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Bob Menendez, FEMA, Flood Maps, Flooding, Hurricane Sandy, Monmouth County, National Flood Insurance Plan, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: FEMA, Flood Insurance, Hurricane Sandy, Monmouth County, National Flood Insurance Plan, Richard and Sandra Drake, Richard Drake, Sandra Drake, Sen Bob Menendez, Superstorm Sandy, Union Beach | Comments Off on N.J. couple hit with $33K flood insurance bill after Sandy gets reprieve