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Perhaps it was in , when federal prosecutors suspected that the New Jersey senator had steered federal funds to a nonprofit group that was paying him rent. There were even rumors, on the eve of his reelection, that he had partied with underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic, but after conservative media outlets wrote dozens of stories, the FBI concluded that the rumors had no basis in fact. It would appear that Menendez has escaped more scrapes than Houdini. The Senate map for Democrats is bad enough this year—their long-shot bid to capture the Senate next Tuesday hinges on defending and winning seats in southern and western red states—and the last thing they needed was a toss-up race in blue New Jersey.
Brennan, a top staffer at the state's housing agency came forward as sexual assault victim and has said too little was done about her complaints, which she reported to law enforcement. Murphy's campaign and staff, including the governor himself, failed to act when she tried to alert them about a campaign aide who she says raped her. Somehow, it wasn't a priority to address my sexual assault and working with my rapist until it impacted them. Brennan, 31, gave an account of the alleged sexual assault and subsequent efforts to notify Murphy campaign aides and administration officials this fall to the Wall Street Journal.
Ever since the New York Times report nearly two months ago that Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein had amassed decades of sexual harassment allegations, multiple people — mostly women — have come forward to share their own stories. These stories transcend industries and professions, and politics is no exception. In the weeks since the story broke, both the Republican and Democratic party have been rocked by allegations of harassment as women detail their treatment from prominent politicians.