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Democratic Senator denies knowing about illegal immigrant, sex offender intern

Posted at 7:10 PM, Dec 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-13 21:10:47-05

New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez (D) denies that his office knew one of his unpaid interns was a sex offender who had immigrated illegally. According to the Associated Press, a U.S. official involved in the case told the Homeland Security Department not to arrest him until after the election, which Menendez won.