Emails show FBI investigating Sen. Bob Menendez for sleeping with underage Dominican prostitutes - TheDC

Politics | David Martosko

‘I recall his visit in June so well because that month was my 17th birthday’

Dominican government official: Sen. Bob Menendez a frequent guest at 'sex, hookers and drinking' parties - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle
New Jersey U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez makes a point. Chip Somodevilla - Getty Images

‘They have sex orgies, lesbian stuff — girls making out with each other and what not’

Women: Sen. Bob Menendez paid us for sex in the Dominican Republic [VIDEO] - TheDC

Elections | Matthew Boyle

Women: Sen. Bob Menendez paid us for sex in the Dominican Republic

Charlie Rangel: Let's stick to the facts

Opinion | Lanny Davis

Don’t believe the headlines; Rangel is a great man.

E.P.A. suspect found - NYT

US | interns

After being convicted of environmental damages in Nov. 2008, Albania Deleon, who fled two days before her sentencing in March 2009, was found in the Dominican Republic

Obama jets to vacation with a huff and a jab - TheDC

| Jon Ward

Obama slammed Republican senators for what he said was “obstruction that defies common sense”

"That's what friends are for"

Opinion | Nicholas Thimmesch II

Well Charlie: you’ve disappointed me, and while I may not be one of your close, personal, friends, I was offering you some friendly advice in my last missive when I urged you to fight these scandalous charges against you from the comfort & safety of The Dominican Republic

Rangel should take a cue from his predecessor Adam Clayton Powell and go on the lam

Opinion | Nicholas Thimmesch II

What are we to make of Congressman Charles Rangel now that even President Obama has thrown him “under the bus”?

Rangel inquiry portends difficult midterm for Democrats

Opinion | Scott Erickson

The ethics inquiry into Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) should come as no surprise to congressional watchers

The Obama administration's cuts to the U.S. Navy imperil critical missions

Feature:Opinion | Robert O'Brien

The United States Navy is drastically shrinking due to the serious cuts the Obama administration is making to the shipbuilding budget

J.J. Rendon is Latin America's Karl Rove - Miami New Times

US | interns

Rendon, though virtually unknown in Miami, has become one of Latin America’s most important political figures

Black salons face new competition - WSJ

Business | Jeff Winkler (admin)

Immigrants from the Dominican Republic are snipping away market share from African-American stylists whose mastery of black women’s hair ensured that their customers wouldn’t, or couldn’t, leave them

GOP senators want to see Aponte's background check - The Daily Caller

Politics | Gautham Nagesh

Republicans are upping the pressure on Obama diplomatic nominee Mari Carmen Aponte, demanding to see details of her background investigation conducted by the Administration

EXCLUSIVE: Senators want Aponte vote delayed - The Daily Caller

| Mike Riggs

GOP targets Obama nominee's Cuba ties - THE DAILY CALLER

Politics | Gautham Nagesh

Senate Republicans are preparing to challenge President Obama’s nominee for ambassador to El Salvador over her previous ties to an alleged asset of Cuban intelligence

Torii Hunter: Black Hispanic baseball players are 'imposters' - USA TODAY

Sports | interns

Fans look down from their seats onto the baseball field, see dark-colored skin and might assume they are African-American players but, increasingly, the players instead hail from the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico or Venezuela

Haiti frees U.S. missionary but detains group leader - ASSOCIATED PRESS

World | interns

One of two Baptist missionaries still held on kidnapping charges in Haiti was released and flew to Miami on Monday, but the U.S. group’s leader remained in custody

U.S. Govt: Imprisoned Americans in Haiti had no 'malicious intent'

World | Jon Ward

The U.S. government has determined that the 10 American Baptist missionaries detained by the Haitian government on kidnapping charges and held in squalid conditions without medical care for days had no ‘malicious intent’ in trying to take 33 Haitian children out of the country following the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake