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The Seattle Times
Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., denies wrongdoing as FBI presses probe of Florida political donor.
 

 
From: Glen (GEAATL) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by host1/30/13 10:03 PM 
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Palm Beach Post
FBI agents on Wednesday removed dozens of boxes from the office of an eye doctor and Democratic donor with close ties to new Senate Foreign Relations chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J. Menendez denied allegations that he had sex with underage prostitutes.
 

 
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The Associated Press 
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Robert Menendez's office says he reimbursed a prominent Florida political donor $58,500 for the full cost of two out of three trips on the donor's plane to the Dominican Republic. There was no public disclosure.
 

 
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Florida doctor pays politicians, not taxes
Washington Times
A Florida eye doctor who owes millions of dollars in back taxes to the federal government but who managed to shower Sen. Robert Menendez and other politicians in Washington with campaign donations had his offices raided by the FBI on Wednesday.
 

 
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Menendez did not pay for flights from campaign donor until this year
NJ.com 
TRENTON — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez did not pay for two flights provided by Salomon Melgen – his friend and campaign donor whose office was raided by the FBI Tuesday night – until more than two years later
 

 
From: Glen (GEAATL) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by host1/30/13 10:09 PM 
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Menendez: Prostitution allegations 'manufactured' by 'right-wing blog'
Washington Post
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) is denying allegations that a major donor supplied him with free trips to the Dominican Republic where he engaged with underage prostitutes. Those accusations (were) reported on conservative Web sites before the 2012 election...
 

 
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NJ Sen. Menendez is no stranger to investigations

AP

UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — To his critics, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez is the bad guy who always wiggles away. To defenders, he's a respected figure persecuted in whispers and investigations.

 

 
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Florida surgeon at center of Sen. Menendez trips

AP

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — To some, Dr. Salomon Melgen was a miracle worker who brought sight to the blind. To others, he was a smooth political player known for rubbing elbows and jet-setting.

 

 
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Harry Reid backs Menendez
Philadelphia Inquirer
Under fire New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez got some key words of support Sunday from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who said he had the “utmost confidence” in his fellow Democrat, even while confirming that the Senate ethics committee is taking a look at him.
 

 
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Report: FBI looking into Sen. Menendez
UPI.com 
Citing what it said were "two people familiar with the investigation," the Post reported Friday agents are focusing on whether prostitutes were provided by Dr. Salomon Melgen, a Florida eye doctor and campaign contributor. One of the newspaper's sources said agents ... The investigation also involves Menendez's dealings with Melgen and whether the senator helped facilitate a contract for port security in the Dominican Republic that benefited the doctor, the Post said.
 

 
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