Menendez steps down temporarily as U.S. Senate committee chairman amid federal charges 

By: - September 22, 2023 4:49 pm

Federal prosecutors indicted Sen. Bob Menendez on Friday with conspiracy to commit bribery, conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, and conspiracy to commit extortion. (Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor’s Office)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.