Bob Menendez is the senator from New Jersey.He is an American politician of Democratic Party. He served as the United States Senator from New Jersey State from January 2006.
Birth and family status of
Menendez was born on January 1, 1954 in New York City, New York as a son of Mario Menendez and Evagelina. He was married to Jane Jacobsen until 2005, before the sad demise of Jane. He is the father of three children: Alicia, Robert and Gina. He currently resides in Paramus in New Jersey.
School and college life
Menendez moved to Union Cityin a young age; he completed his high school there at Union Hill High School. Later, he joined Saint Peter’s College in Jersey being the first member of his family to join college. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in political science. He also earned J.D. degree from Newark’s Rutgers School of Law in 1979.
Work experience of Bob Menendez
After his graduation, Menendez was admitted in New Jersey Bar and became a lawyer in private practice before being involved in public service.
Political career of Bob Menendez
Senator Bob Mendez, who grew up in a residence building as a son of Cuban immigrants rose to be the United States Senator; it is surely one of the exemplary American stories. Bob has devoted his career mostly to protect the powerless to enhance fairness in the country. So, he has led fight to make sure every community receive equal share of the Superstorm Sandy recovery fund. Also, he fought for immigration reform legislation, which was passed in 2013, with the considerable bipartisan approval.
Moreover, establishing himself as a firm foreign policy leader, Bob, as a chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, evoked a strong national security posture in the face of tyrannical leaders in the world. He has also earned the national reputation for his leadership in the Senate. Also, he, using the connection between the economic issues and foreign policies, worked to prosper America’s intertwined global economy.
Committee assigned to Bob Menendez
Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Committee on Finance
Committee on Foreign Relations
Bob Menendez has a base salary of around $175,000/year.