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WEST PALM BEACH, FL - JANUARY 30: FBI agents carry out boxes as law enforcement officials investigate the medical-office complex of Dr. Salomon Melgen who has possible ties to U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on January 30, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The agents arrived last night at the medical-office complex and started hauling away potential evidence in several vans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) WEST PALM BEACH, FL - JANUARY 30: FBI agents carry out boxes as law enforcement officials investigate the medical-office complex of Dr. Salomon Melgen who has possible ties to U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on January 30, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The agents arrived last night at the medical-office complex and started hauling away potential evidence in several vans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)  

FBI raids Florida eye clinic of donor linked to Sen. Bob Menendez’s prostitution scandal

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On Monday afternoon, Menendez refused to address the substance of the allegations against him, telling TheDC only that he was “not going to respond to the fallacious allegations of your story.”

One day later, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took a swing at The Daily Caller for its reporting, telling assembled journalists Tuesday that “I always consider the source” of allegations, “and all anyone here has to look at is the source where this comes from. It’s — it’s a source that has brought up a lot of non-issues.” (RELATED VIDEO: Harry Reid attacks The Daily Caller over prostitutes’ allegations against Menendez)

Spokespersons for Sens. Reid and Menendez did not immediately respond to late-night emailed requests for comment.

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