Sen. Menendez Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption, Bribery Charges

Sen. Bob Menendez

Sophie Nieto-Munoz, New Jersey Monitor Sen. Bob Menendez pleaded not guilty to three bribery and corruption charges in a New York federal courthouse Wednesday morning, days after an unsealed indictment alleged the senator received cash, gold bars, and a luxury car in exchange for his political influence. Menendez, a Democrat, was …

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FTC Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Amazon

Amazon Warehouse

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon, alleging that the company has used its market power to distort e-commerce across the internet. The lawsuit, backed by attorneys general from 17 states, including two Republicans, focuses on Amazon’s primary marketplace, It accuses the company of …

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Sen. Cory Booker Calls On Sen. Menendez To Step Down

New Jersey Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez

Nikita Biryukov, New Jersey Monitor Sen. Cory Booker called on Sen. Bob Menendez to resign Tuesday, days after New Jersey’s senior senator was indicted on corruption charges for the second time. Booker had been the most high-profile Democrat in the state not to comment on Menendez’s indictment or call on …

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