FILE - In this Tuesday, March 12, 1996 file photograph, members of Congress and family members of those killed by Cuban jet fighter pilots look on, as President Clinton signs Helms-Burton bill in the Old Executive Office Building in Washington. From left are, Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C., co-author of the bill; Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J.; Rep. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; and Rep. Leana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla. Others are unidentified. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, whose political career began in a place with a reputation as one of the most corrupt corners of the nation, has often found himself the focus of ethics allegations as he has risen to prominence. (AP Photo/Denis Paquin, file)
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