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Bob Menendez

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Age 70
Birthday January 11954
Birth Sign Capricorn
City New York
Country United States
Profession Politician

Bob Menendez is a famous Politician, born on January 1, 1954 in United States. As of December 2022, Bob Menendez’s net worth is $600 Thousand. He was the Mayor of Union City from 1986 to 1992 before becoming a New Jersey Congressman in 1993.

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Spouse Nadine Arslanian , Jane Menendez
Children(s) Alicia Menendez, Robert Menendez

Bob Menendez Biography

Democrat who first began representing the state of New Jersey in the U.S. Senate in 2006. He was appointed the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in February 2013. In the 105th Congress, Menendez voted in favor of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, repealing provisions of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933, repealing provisions that limited Investment banks from acquiring Insurance companies or other Commercial banks, and voted in favor of the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000. After the 2001 Enron scandal, Menendez voted with 333 other members of the House in favor of the Sarbanes–Oxley Act..

He divorced from Jane Jacobsen in 2005 after 29 years of marriage; the couple had two children, Alicia and Robert.

Robert Menendez was born on January 1, 1954 in New York City to Cuban immigrants who had left Cuba a few months earlier, in 1953. His father, Mario Menéndez, was a carpenter, and his mother, Evangelina, was a seamstress. The family subsequently moved to neighboring New Jersey where he grew up in an apartment in Union City, New Jersey. He attended Union Hill High School, where his speech teacher, Gail Harper, helped Menendez develop as a public speaker. Menendez explains, “My mother and Miss Harper made me understand the power of education, what it means to put a premium on learning and working hard.” While at Union Hill, Menendez became the student body president. He went on to become the first in his family to go to college, attending Saint Peter’s College in Jersey City, where he became a member of the Lambda Theta Phi fraternity. He graduated with a B.A. in political science, and subsequently earned his Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers Law School in 1979 at the Newark campus. Menendez was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1980 and became a lawyer in private practice.

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Robert Menendez (/m ɛ ˈ n ɛ n d ɛ z / ; born January 1, 1954) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from New Jersey, a seat he has held since 2006. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first appointed to the U.S. Senate by Governor Jon Corzine, and was later elected Chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in January 2013. He stepped down as Ranking Member of the Foreign Relations Committee in April 2015 upon being indicted on federal corruption charges, before returning to the position in February 2018.

Bob Menendez Net Worth

Bob Menendez is one of the richest Politician & listed on most popular Politician. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Bob Menendez‘s net worth $600 Thousand.

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He was only 20 years old when he was elected to the Union City Board of Education.

Robert Menendez (/m ɛ ˈ n ɛ n d ɛ z / ; born January 1, 1954) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from New Jersey, a seat he has held since 2006. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first appointed to the U.S. Senate by Governor Jon Corzine, and was later elected Chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in January 2013. He stepped down as Ranking Member of the Foreign Relations Committee in April 2015 upon being indicted on federal corruption charges, before returning to the position in February 2018.

In 1974, at the age of 20, he was first elected to the Union City School District’s Board of Education. In 1986, he won the election for Mayor of Union City. In 1988, while continuing to serve as mayor, he was elected to represent the state’s 33rd district in the General Assembly of New Jersey and, within three years, moved to the New Jersey State Senate, upon winning the March 1991 special election for the 33rd Senate district. The next year he won a seat in the Congress of the United States for the House of Representatives and represented New Jersey’s 13th congressional district for six two-year terms, from 1993 to 2006. In January 2006, he was appointed to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Jon Corzine (who had been elected 54th Governor of New Jersey), and was elected to a full six-year term in November; he was reelected in 2012 and 2018.

In 1976, Menendez married Jane Jacobsen, a teacher for the Union City Board of Education and Union City Public Schools. They had two children: a daughter Alicia (who is now a television commentator), and son Robert. They divorced in 2005.

Who is Bob Menendez dating?

According to our records, Bob Menendez married to Nadine Arslanian , Jane Menendez. As of May 2022, Bob Menendez’s is not dating anyone.

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In 1992, incumbent Democratic U.S. Congressman Frank Guarini, of New Jersey’s 14th congressional district, decided to retire after redistricting. The district had been renumbered as the 13th district, and reconfigured as a Latino-majority district. Menendez decided to run in the primary—the real contest in this heavily Democratic district—and defeated Robert Haney Jr. in the Democratic primary 68%–32%. He won the general election with 64% of the vote, defeating New Jersey Superior Court Judge Fred J. Theemling Jr. in the general election. After that, he won re-election every two years with at least 71% of the vote until he was appointed to the U.S. Senate in January 2006.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Politician. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Bob Menendez celebrates birthday on January 1 of every year.

Write-in and minor candidate notes: In 1992, Donald K. Stoveken as an America First Populist received 682 votes. In 2000, Alina Lydia Fonteboa received 233 votes and Kari Sachs received 168 votes. In 2002, a candidate listed only as “Independent (The American Party)” received 34 votes; also, Herbert Shaw’s full party name was “Politicians are Crooks – Politicos son Corruptos” (shortened for display purposes above).

What was Bob Menendez known for?

Menendez supported the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006 and Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007, voting for both bills. He voted against Senate Amendment 1151, declaring English the national language of the Federal government of the United States.

Who is Bob Menendez daughter?

Alicia Menendez

Who is Alicia Menendez married to?

Carlos Prío Odio

Where was Bob Menendez born?

New York, NY

Who is Alicia Menendez mother?

Jane Menendez

When incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Bradley decided to retire in August 1995, Menendez made known his intention to run in the November 1996 election for the seat, but eventually dropped out of the race and endorsed Robert Torricelli, the Democrat representing New Jersey’s 9th congressional district. Similarly, in 1999, when the state’s other U.S. Senator, Democrat Frank Lautenberg, also announced his planned retirement, Menendez again decided not to run, with the Democratic nomination for the November 2000 race ultimately going to Goldman Sachs CEO Jon Corzine who won the general election.

Menendez, who is described as very close to Republicans on foreign policy voted for the failed Kosovo Resolution, authorizing the use of military force against Yugoslavia in the Kosovo War. He was an early advocate of preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear capabilities, sponsoring the Iran Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Act of 1998, which passed the House, but failed to pass in the Senate.

In 1999, Menendez voted against a proposed amendment which would have banned adoption in Washington D.C. by same-sex couples and other persons not related by blood or marriage. The amendment failed with 213 votes in favor and 215 votes against.

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