Robert Menendez

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New Jersey

U.S. Senate (New Jersey Jr)


Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Alicia, Robert

Born: 01/01/1954 New York, NY

Home: Hoboken, New Jersey

Religion: Roman Catholic

Education: JD, Rutgers School of Law, 1979 BA, Saint Peter's College, 1976

Profession: Attorney, 1980-1992

Political: Senator, United States Senate, 2007-present Appointed, Senator, United States Senate, 2006 Representative, United States House of Representative, 1993-2006 Senator, New Jersey State Senate, 1990-1992 Mayor, Union City, 1986-1992 Representative, New Jersey House of Representatives, 1988-1990 Union City Board of Education, 1974-1978

Congressional Membership: Member, Ad Hoc Congressional Committee for Irish Affairs Member, Baltic Caucus Member, Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease Member, Congressional Andean Region Caucus Member, Congressional Arts Caucus Member, Congressional Autism Caucus Member, Congressional Bike Caucus Member, Congressional Biotechnology Caucus Member, Congressional Brain Injury Task Force Member, Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Member, Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues Member, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans Member, Congressional Caucus on Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Americans Member, Congressional Children's Environmental Health Caucus Member, Congressional Children's Working Group Member, Congressional Disability Caucus Member, Congressional Fire Services Caucus Member, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Member, Congressional Human Rights Caucus Member, Congressional Narcotics Abuse and Control Caucus Member, Congressional SMART (Strengthening the Mid-Atlantic Region for Tomorrow) Caucus Member, Congressional Task Force on Education Member, Congressional Task Force on Homeland Security Member, Congressional TRIO Caucus Member, Congressional Urban Caucus Member, Congressional Vision Caucus Member, Defense Study Group Former Vice-Chair, Democratic Caucus Chair, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair, House Democratic Caucus Chair, House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee Member, House Oceans Caucus Member, House Portuguese American Caucus Member, Impact Aid Coalition Co-Chair, Senate Hispanic Task Force

Organization Membership: Co-Founder/President, Alliance Civic Association Member, New Jersey Hispanic Elected Officials Organization Chair, New Jersey Hispanic Leadership Program Member, New Jersey Mayors Coalition Member, New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission


Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs


Energy and Natural Resources


Foreign Relations

Subcommittee on Energy

Subcommittee on European Affairs

Subcommittee on Health Care

Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development

Subcommittee on International Development and Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs and International Environmental Protection

Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women's Issues

Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness

Subcommittee on National Parks

Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests

Subcommittee on Taxation, IRS Oversight, and Long-Term Growth

Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps and Narcotics Affairs