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Robert Menendez: political disagreements no longer result in fights to the death

At an event commemorating the 200th anniversary of the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, Congressman Robert Menendez explains that in the kinder, gentler Hudson County of today, poltical disagreements no longer result in fights to the death. CNN … Continue reading

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Kean Campaign Scarinci tape ad no KO

In the 2006 US Senate race, the Kean campaign ran a commercial featuring a tape of long-time Menendez friend and ally Donald Scarinci speaking with Oscar Sandoval, an FBI informant. The recorded voice of Scarinci talking to Dr. Sandoval at … Continue reading

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Donald Scarinci – no small change

Attorney Donald Scarinci, long-time friend of Robert Menendez, is a recognized expert in the field of numismatics (coin collecting). Scarinci is a Fellow of the American Numismatic Society and a Trustee of Medal Collectors of America. As a member of … Continue reading

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Sandra Cunningham’s ticket to Trenton

After the death of Glenn Cunningham, Sandra Cunningham lobbied to be appointed to fill his State Senate seat. The Hudson County Democratic Organization bluntly refused, giving the position instead to Joe Doria, a fervent opponent of Glenn Cunningham. As a … Continue reading

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Indictment doesn’t stop Musto from election win

In April of 1981, a grand jury indicted Union City Mayor and State Senator William Musto on 36 counts of racketeering, extortion and fraud. He was convicted on March 26, 1982. On May 10, 1982, Musto was sentenced to seven … Continue reading

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Hudson County’s own Bob Menendez

Kissinger said, “Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.” It’s definitely the ultimate something-or-other. Take Hudson County’s own Bob Menendez as a for instance. Over ten years ago Menendez’s fans chortled, “He’s got a little chippee at every exit offa 95 between … Continue reading

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Menendez had the last laugh.

When Robert Menendez was Mayor of Union City, one resident named Eddy made it a point to attend public appearances of Mayor Menendez. Eddy, through a bullhorn, commented on Menendez’s weight – and other things. Union City brought a legal … Continue reading

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