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Menendez indictment, shutdown scramble roil Capitol Hill

On Capitol Hill, the fact that Congress is facing a looming government shutdown was perhaps not Friday’s biggest news headline; New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, a Democrat and powerful committee chair, was indicted on federal corruption charges. William Brangham talks to congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins about that case, as well as how lawmakers got around a block on military promotions.

Menendez indictment, shutdown scramble roil Capitol Hill

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