Republicans Target Senate Democrats Over Menendez Contributions

The GOP makes clear it will do whatever it can to turn the senator's legal troubles into a campaign liability for his colleagues.

Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat from New Jersey, waits for the start of a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Republicans are making clear they will do whatever they can to turn Senator Robert Menendez's legal troubles into a campaign liability for Menendez's fellow Democrats, starting with their No. 1 target for 2016: Minority Leader Harry Reid.

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