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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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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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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Senators Bob Menendez and Bog Hugin
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David Madden
October 24, 2018 - 10:44 pm
NEWARK, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The two combatants in the U.S. Senate race in New Jersey took part in their one and only debate Wednesday night in Newark. There was no love lost between incumbent Democrat Bob Menendez and Republican Bob Hugin. The encounter, aired on NJTV, led off with a discussion...
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New Jersey Senate protest
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David Madden
October 17, 2018 - 4:04 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (KYW Newsradio) — With less than three weeks before the midterms, a newly released poll shows the race for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey is tightening up just a bit. From a sample of nearly 900 likely New Jersey voters, a survey from Quinnipiac University revealed that incumbent...
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Bob Hugin, a Republican running for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey, speaks at a campaign event in Woodbine.
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David Madden
October 02, 2018 - 5:06 pm
WOODBINE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — In the race for U.S. Senate in New Jersey, a new poll suggests the battle between incumbent Sen. Bob Menendez and opponent Bob Hugin is a dead heat. Five weeks before voters go to the polls, the Stockton University survey reported Menendez at 45 percent and Hugin at...
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