Bob Menendez

Beach umbrella
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Mark Abrams
July 30, 2019 - 12:04 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez wants a federal safety agency to look into the dangers posed by flying beach umbrellas at shore locations this time of year. He's not demanding an outright ban on beach umbrellas, but he called on the Consumer Product Safety Commission to "...
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U.S Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
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David Madden
June 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Silencers on guns are illegal in New Jersey, a state with one of the most stringent gun control laws in the nation. Now there’s a move to take that ban nationwide. U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez used Trenton’s City Hall as the backdrop for announcing introduction of the HEAR...
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Sen. Robert Menendez
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Steve Tawa
April 29, 2019 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez wants Congress to take steps to secure the nation’s election infrastructure and shore up voting systems, treating the "Mueller report like a preview of what's to come." Menendez, citing the Mueller report findings that Russia...
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Mark Abrams
April 08, 2019 - 8:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez is coming to Camden on Monday to promote legislation targeting international trafficking in fentanyl. Mendez has signed on to a bipartisan measure called the Fentanyl Sanctions Act. Drug manufacturers in China who knowingly provide...
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David Madden
February 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
WASHINGTON, DC (KYW Newsradio) -- Democrats in Washington are attempting to place limits on the number of bullets that can be loaded into a gun at any one time. New Jersey is one of a handful of states with a ten bullet limit for gun magazines. Now a measure in congress would make that law across...
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Mike Dougherty
February 15, 2019 - 3:35 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez says President Trump is over reaching his authority by declaring a national emergency. There have been nearly 80 previous national emergencies, and Menendez doesn't think the situation at the border has any similarities with those...
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Sen. Bob Menendez speaks to members of the media.
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November 29, 2018 - 11:27 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Susannah George, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying President Donald Trump, senators sent a strong signal that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. By a bipartisan 63-37 vote, the Senate opted to move forward...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
November 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy took a look back at this week’s midterm election and likes the way it turned out — at least in the Garden State. Murphy told reporters in Newark that he approached his role as titular head of the Democratic Party the same way former DNC...
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Bob Menendez
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David Madden
November 06, 2018 - 11:44 pm
HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — It was expensive. It was dirty. But Bob Menendez will continue to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate, besting Republican opponent Bob Hugin in a bitter election. Menendez, who won a third term, did not receive a concession call from Hugin. That was left to...
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Senators Bob Menendez and Bog Hugin
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Steve Tawa
November 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — By most accounts, the New Jersey Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bob Menendez and Republican challenger Bob Hugin is unexpectedly close. While Menendez's lead was just single digits two weeks ago, the latest Quinnipiac Poll has him opening it up to 15 points...
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