Senator Robert Menendez

(D-NJ), author of Growing American Roots: Why Our Nation will Thrive as Our Largest Minority Flouris

Senator Robert Menendez appears in the following:

Sen. McCain: "Do We Want to Sit By and Watch this Massacre Take Place?"

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

As Congress contemplates another potential conflict in the Middle East, the next few days will be a moment for you to hear from your elected representatives. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) speaks with Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) discusses his perspective on potential U.S. involvement in Syria. Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY) also weighs in on the Syrian conflict, and calls for an international response to the country's civil war.

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Senator Menendez, Factory Owner Weighs In on Labor Concerns in Bangladesh

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Are American retailers that operate in Bangladesh doing enough to improve safety conditions at Bangladeshi factories? U.S. Senator Robert Menendez has been calling for better labor conditions and safety standards for workers in Bangladesh. Safina Rahman, the director of Lakshma Sweaters, an apparel production factory in Bangladesh's capital, responds to the senator's proposal. They join The Takeaway to take us through his plan and how it might impact the garment industry at home and abroad.


Sen. Bob Menendez Applauds Passage of Immigration Bill

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The Senate passed its compressive immigration bill on Thursday. The bill would offer a path to citizenship to 11 million unauthorized immigrants and provide extensive security along the Mexican border.

The bill was drafted by a bipartisan group of Senators, the so-called Group of Eight. One them, New ...


North Korea Ups the Ante

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Is it time to start to take North Korea more seriously? Karin Lee, executive director of the National Committee on North Korea, weighs in.

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Senator Menendez Outlines Immigration Plans

Monday, January 28, 2013

President Obama is releasing a plan for immigration reform this week. A group of senators nicknamed the Gang of Eight are also releasing a proposal for immigration reform. Senator Robert Menendez (D) of New Jersey is a member of that group and explains what the plan entails.


Senator Bob Menendez Surveys Damage in New Jersey

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

As of yesterday morning, 2.6 million households in New Jersey were still without power. New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez is surveying the damage with Governor Chris Christie and President Obama.


Democratic Convention Coverage Part 1

Thursday, September 06, 2012

On Day 3 of the DNC we get analysis on some of last night's speeches. Featuring:

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Supermajor Oil Companies and the Deficit

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Dan Berman, POLITICO Pro’s energy editor, talks about  how removing tax subsidies for large oil companies has become central to the Democrats plan to lessen the debt, and Robert Menendez, U.S. Senator from New Jersey (D), talks about subsidies for the five largest oil companies as a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the issue progresses in Washington D.C.

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Menendez on Libya, Energy, and the Budget

Monday, March 21, 2011

Robert MenendezU.S. Senator from New Jersey (D) and the author of Growing American Roots: Why Our Nation Will Thrive as Our Largest Minority Flourishes, talks about the U.S. intervention in Libya, gas prices, oil leases and the continuing budget battle in Washington.

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Sen. Menendez Pushes Oil Legislation to Raise BP's Liability

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Senator Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) is heralding a bill called the "Big Oil Bailout Prevention Act." The legislation would increase the amount of money oil companies would have to pay in the case of a spill from $75 million to $10 billion.


U.S. Senator Robert Menendez

Friday, October 23, 2009

New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez (D) weighs in on the gubernatorial election in New Jersey and discusses his new book, Growing American Roots: Why Our Nation Will Thrive as Our Largest Minority Flourishes.

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Culture Wars

Friday, October 23, 2009

30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a look at gay rights and abortion in the context of the New Jersey elections. Plus, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez on the Governor’s race and his new book about Latinos in America; Babble.com’s new compilation of essays on parenting; ...

Senator Menendez Tapping Into Latino Vote

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

As the head of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) is in charge of making sure his party maintains its 60-seat majority, in spite of a daunting agenda that includes health care reform and coming back from the economic brink. But in his new book, "Growing American Roots: Why Our Nation Will Thrive as Our Largest Minority Flourishes," Menendez argues that Democrats should tap into something of a secret weapon — a growing population of Latino voters who are eager for change.

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