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Menendez out as SFRC chair

A wave of New Jersey elected officials on Friday afternoon called on Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) to step down, just hours after Menendez was indicted on federal bribery and extortion charges.

Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Menendez should resign, as did Reps. Mikie Sherrill (D-N.J.) and Andy Kim (D-N.J.). Sherrill is believed to be eyeing statewide office.

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