Menendez steps down temporarily as U.S. Senate committee chairman amid federal charges 

By: - September 25, 2023 4:49 am
Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J

Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. is stepping aside from his chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations committee after being indicted on federal corruption charges. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Michael Schwenk)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.