Senator Bob Menendez
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez has entered a not guilty plea a day after being indicted on corruption charges.
Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.
Presidential contender Mitt Romney has picked Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate. And there is reaction from New Jersey’s junior US Senator.