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Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.

Senator (2nd full term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Union City Board of Education, 1974-82; mayor of Union City, 1986-92; N.J. Assembly, 1987-91; N.J. Senate, 1991-93; U.S. House of Representatives, 1993-2006
Born: January 1, 1954; Manhattan, N.Y.
Residence: Paramus
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Engaged to Alicia Mucci; two children
Education: Saint Peter's College, B.A. 1976; Rutgers U., J.D. 1979
Elected: 2006
Committee Assignments: Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Economic Policy; Housing, Transportation & Community Development - Ranking Member; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Health Care; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Foreign Relations (Europe and Regional Security Cooperation; Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism; Western Hemisphere - Ranking Member)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 15th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 81,607 followers
State Clout: New Jersey is 8th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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