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Tim Carney: Sen. Robert Menendez's serial interventions for a Florida donor

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When lawmakers try to help out the businesses of their big donors, the typical explanation is I was trying to help a business in my district/state. Sen. Bob Menendez has no such excuse for his interventions on behalf of Palm Beach ophthalmologist and major donor Salomon Melgen. Melgen has given about $200,000 to Democratic politicians, and has repeatedly flown Menendez on his plane to the...

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