Pundits say: "The trajectory of Latinos' political influence can't be charted without including Sen. Bob Menendez........." But that was then. Now they express the same thought but with some additional information: "The trajectory of Latinos' political influence can't be charted without including Sen. Bob Menendez, who faces federal charges following a corruption investigation." "The New Jersey Democrat was the first Latino to serve in House leadership when he became the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus in 2003. He is one of three Latinos in the U.S. Senate and the only one who is a Democrat" Read the whole sordid story right here: http://Sen. Robert Menendez Indictment A Blow to Latino Political Influence - NBC News But don't lay awake waiting to see it even mentioned on the regime-friendly CNN or MSNBC. Now CBS seems to have gone off the reservation in recent days so maybe, just MAYBE, they'll give it 10-seconds.