The Senate's ethics committee admonished Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., Thursday for accepting gifts and advocating for a donor's personal and business interests. "Your actions reflected discredit upon the Senate," the four-page "public letter of adomonition" said.
During a conversation that was secretly recorded, the House Democratic whip said he supported Jason Crow in the Democratic primary for Colorado's 6th congressional district "because a judgement was made very early on."
"The American people do not want to be told what to think or who to support," the campaign said in a text message to supporters. "Group think is a mandate in today's society and when a free thinker like Kanye West speaks truth, they attack him."