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MENENDEZ CORRUPTION TRIAL: Prosecutor paints Menendez as doctor’s ‘personal U.S. senator’

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NEWARK — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez sat wordlessly at the defense table as a federal prosecutor spelled out for the jury why they were all there. “This case is about a corrupt politician who sold his Senate office for a life of luxury he couldn’t afford,” said Peter Koski, deputy chief of the Justice Department’s Public…