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HookerGate: What Did @AliciaMenendez Know, and When Did She Know It?

“Alicia Menendez is a Senior Advisor to NDN and its sister organization, the New Policy Institute. . . . Ms. Menendez comes to NDN/NPI as a well-established television commentator and experienced organizer in important emerging communities. You can find her talking about national politics just about every week on the cable news networks, Fox and […]

Dominican Prostitute in Menendez Scandal Says They Were ‘Very Mistreated’

Here’s this morning’s Menendez headline stack at the Drudge Report: REID BACKS MENENDEZ OVER UNDERAGE HOOKER CHARGES… ‘I have confidence he did nothing wrong’… PROSTITUTE: ‘THEY THREATENED THOSE GIRLS’… REPORT: Fourth flight raises new questions… I point this out because there were people in the comments of my post this morning (“HookerGate: Miami Herald Confirms […]

HookerGate: Miami Herald Confirms Elements of Menendez Prostitute Story

The shadowy (and probably pseudonymous) tipster “Peter Williams” gave specific details about the prostitutes who were allegedly provided to New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez in the Dominican Republic. Two Miami Herald reporters, Kathleen McGrory and Melissa Sanchez, traveled to Santo Domingo to check out the story and, while they were unable to locate the prostitutes, […]

Billion With a ‘B’: Did Menendez Provide Special Favors to HookerGate Donor?

A sex scandal is quite often more than just a sex scandal, and the emerging story of the connection between embattled Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and his shady¬†Palm Beach¬†patron, Dr. Salomon Melgen, appears to be developing as a complex scandal: Sen. Bob Menendez used his influence to advocate for a Dominican Republic business deal that […]

If You Don’t Think ‘Jailbait Hookers’ Is Headline News, You Don’t Know News

When the major news networks ignored the FBI raid on the Miami doctor who bankrolled Sen. Robert Menendez’s trips to the Dominican Republic, I was frankly stunned. No matter how liberal your bias may be, the allegation that Menendez was banging underage hookers during his Caribbean expeditions is irresistible as news. There is nothing in […]

HookerGate: Is FBI Raid Connected to Menendez’s Dominican Jailbait Scandal?

It was the Wednesday before Election Day when the story broke that Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) had been caught patronizing prostitutes during trips to the Dominican Republic aboard the private jet of a Florida ophthalmologist. The mainstream media suppressed the news, as they habitually suppress all news not favorable to Democrats. But it’s a little […]

Miss Dominican Republic Scandal: How Much Longer Can the Cover-Up Continue?

As Smitty reported yesterday, Evi Siskos (pictured above) has claimed that she was robbed of the Miss Dominican Republic title because judges were bribed to give the crown to Dalia Fernandez. Dan Collins at Piece of Work in Progress has updated us on his ongoing investigation of this scandal. My own efforts to get to […]

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