The Menendez Files

Embattled senator attempted to block merger that would have hurt major donor
Bob Menendez, Raul Alarcon Jr. / Flickr, Wikimedia Commons

Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) attempted years ago to block a merger of two Hispanic media companies that would have hurt financially a major donor and damaged the senator’s own stock holdings.

Web of Influence

Ties between Menendez and controversial donor more extensive than previously thought
Bob Menendez, Salomon Melgen / VOXXI

A controversial Democratic donor now under federal investigation has affiliations with numerous Latino groups, which have allowed him access to high-level Obama Administration officials.