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Ssssh! It's a Democrat Scandal

Posted on the 21 March 2013 by Hughvw
As the scandal surrounding Senator Bob Menendez, D-N.J., grows into a steady drip, drip, drip of increasingly damaging stories for Senate Democrats (following an FBI raid of a top Democratic donor's offices), we learn that this sordid story extends far beyond the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  In an extensively-reported story, Politico broke the news that the Democratic donor at the heart of the scandal, Dr. Salomon Melgen, also extensively courted other top Democrats, including President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.,  who flew on Melgen's private jet at least once last year.  Melgen also donated $700,000 last year to Majority PAC, a Democratic Super PAC that ran TV ads in support of many Democratic Senate candidates in 2012.  The Democrat response to all this? Deafening silence. More here.

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