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The Justice Department is preparing to file federal corruption charges against Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), according to reports by The New York Times and CNN. Menendez allegedly used his office to provide political favors for a Democratic donor in exchange for gifts.

According to CNN, Attorney General Eric Holder has signed off on the charges, which will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Nearly a dozen of the Fox News guests the network has presented as concerned parents or educators who oppose the teaching of so-called "critical race theory" in schools also have day jobs as Republican strategists, conservative think-tankers, or right-wing media personalities, according to a Media Matters review.

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