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Sen. Robert Menendez thanks AIPAC for support during trial

Democrat from New Jersey who stood up to Obama on Iran Nuclear Deal receives hero's welcome at AIPAC conference.

Sen. Robert Menendez thanks AIPAC for support during trial

AIPAC Commends Menendez for Rejecting Iran Deal

AIPAC urges other Democrats to consider following in Senator Robert Menendez's footsteps and vote against Iran deal.

AIPAC Commends Menendez for Rejecting Iran Deal

Menendez Second Democrat to Reject Iran Deal

Senator Menendez follows Schumer's footsteps in announcing opposition to Iran nuclear deal, raising hopes of defeating Obama's veto.

Menendez Becomes Second Democrat to Reject Iran Dealplayer

Human Trafficking Report 'Politicized, Heartless'

Senators threaten to subpoena materials in State Dept. report with 'no integrity,' that they say whitewashes rights offenders.

State Dept. Human Trafficking Report 'Politicized, Heartless'

Sen. Menendez: Deal Preserves Iran's Nuke Program

Without answers to 'serious questions' soon, he says, it does not seem possible to support it.

Menendez: Deal Doesn't End Iran's Nuke Program; It Preserves Itplayer

Senators Trying to Impose Sanctions on Iran

Bipartisan effort in Congress before nuclear deal deadline seeks to extend sanctions and not allow US to 'unilaterally disarm.'

Senators Trying to Impose Sanctions on Iran

Menendez 'Not Backing Off' Iran Bill

Sen. Bob Menendez is plowing ahead with legislation giving Congress overview of Iran nuclear deal.

Menendez 'Not Backing Off' Iran Bill

Concern Over Iran Sanctions After Menendez Charged

Whatever the fate of New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, the charges he faces could stymie attempts to impose new sanctions on Iran.

Concern Over Iran Sanctions After Menendez Charged

Menendez Indicted on Corruption Charges

Democratic Senator Robert Menendez indicted for allegedly using his Senate office to push the business interests of a friend.

Pro-Sanctions Senator Menendez Indicted on Corruption Charges

Democrats Oppose Fast Tracking of Iran Bill

Sponsors of bill requiring Obama to submit nuclear deal for approval will vote against it if brought to a vote before March 24.

Democrats Oppose Fast Tracking of Iran Bill

Bipartisan Legislation Challenges Obama on Iran

Bipartisan group of senators unveil legislation that would require a congressional review of any deal made with Iran.

New Bipartisan Legislation Challenges Obama on Iran Deal

Menendez: Iran is Stalling, Impose New Sanctions

Democratic Senator calls for new sanctions on Iran even after Obama promised to veto them in State of the Union.

Senator Menendez: Iran is Stalling, Impose New Sanctions

Senators Unveil Toned Down Iran Sanctions Bill

Mark Kirk and Robert Menendez revise their Iran sanctions bill so that it gradually imposes sanctions if no deal reached by July 1.

Senators Unveil Toned Down Iran Sanctions Bill

Congressmen: Bad Deal? We'll Increase Sanctions

Senators Menendez and Kirk warn Obama they will work to increase sanctions on Iran if a bad deal is reached.

Congressmen: Bad Deal with Iran? We'll Increase Sanctions

Menendez Pulls 'Divisive' Pro-Israel Bill

Amended U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act would have let Congress vote for or against a deal with Iran, over its nuclear program.

Menendez Pulls Pro-Israel Bill that would Divide Democrats

Senators: Sanction Iran Over Deal with Russia

Robert Menendez and Mark Kirk demand that Obama impose sanctions if Tehran pursues an energy agreement with Russia.

Senators Call on Obama to Sanction Iran Over Deal with Russia

Top US Senator to Abbas: Recognize Jewish State

Robert Menendez says that PA chief Mahmoud Abbas needs to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.

Top US Senator to Abbas: Recognize Jewish State Nowplayer

Leading Democrat Says Now is the Time to Stop Iran

Senator Menendez gives strong speech praising Israel, and urging an end to Iran’s nuclear program.

Leading Democrat Says Now is the Time to Stop Iranplayer

U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Russians

Senate's Foreign Relations Committee holding consultations on imposing sanctions against individual Russians.

U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Russians

AIPAC Backs Down from Support of Sanctions

Pro-Israel lobby says Congress should wait before passing new sanctions on Iran.

AIPAC Backs Down from Support of New Iran Sanctions

Obama Threatens Veto on New Iran Sanctions

White House threatened to use its veto power against legislation that would impose new sanctions on Iran.

Obama Threatens Veto as Senators Promote New Iran Sanctions

Two Senators Preparing New Iran Sanctions

Democratic Senator Robert Menendez and Republican Senator Mark Kirk close to agreeing on new Iran sanctions, say aides.

Two Senators Preparing New Iran Sanctions

Sen. Menendez: Obama 'Fear-Mongering' on Iran

Saying that pursuing sanctions means marching the country off to war is 'way over the top,' says key senator.

Sen. Menendez: Obama 'Fear-Mongering' on Iran

Senators to Obama: Toughen the Sanctions on Iran

76 U.S. senators urge President Obama to impose tougher sanctions on Iran, even with "moderate" Rouhani in office.

Senators to Obama: Toughen the Sanctions on Iran

Netanyahu, Sen. Menendez, Talk Iran

Prime Minister tells key senator nuclear Iran is the greatest security threat to the United States.

Netanyahu, Sen. Menendez, Talk Iran

Senate Unanimously Backs Pro-Israel Resolution

Senate unanimously backs a resolution which stipulates that the U.S. will assist Israel in an attack against Iran.

Senate Unanimously Backs Pro-Israel Resolution

Sen. Committee Approves Legislation to Arm Rebels

A key Senate committee approves legislation that calls for the U.S. to provide small arms to moderate rebels fighting Assad.

Senate Committee Approves Legislation to Arm Syrian Rebels

Senator Offers Legislation to Arm Syrian Rebels

Senator Robert Menendez offered legislation that would allow the U.S. to provide lethal weapons to the Syrian opposition.

Senator Presents Legislation to Allow U.S. to Arm Syrian Rebels

U.S. Senators Call for Action in Syria

U.S. Senators say it it time to intervene in Syria, after intelligence assessments say that Assad likely used chemical weapons.

U.S. Senators Call for Action in Syria Over Use of Chemicals

Obama Authorizes Aid for Rebels

President Barack Obama authorizes the release of $10 million in additional aid to Syrian rebels, as calls continue for the U.S. to arm them.

Obama Authorizes Aid for Rebels Amid Calls to Arm Them