New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez and his wife, Nadine, have been indicted on federal bribery charges. 

Prosecutors allege the Menendzes used their influence to benefit three businessmen in exchange for bribes and gifts 

Sen. Menendez is accused of lobbying for visas and contracts, while his wife is accused of accepting bribes and gifts. 

Both Sen. Menendez and his wife have denied the charges and have pleaded not guilty. 

Sen. Menendez remains in office while the case proceeds, but he is facing calls to resign from some of his fellow Democrats 

The trial is scheduled to begin in 2024, and if convicted, Sen. Menendez could face up to 20 years in prison 

The case could have a major impact on Sen. Menendez's political career 

The charges against Sen. Menendez are serious, and he will need to mount a strong defense in order to avoid conviction. 

The case is a reminder of the importance of holding elected officials accountable for their actions. 

It is important to follow the case closely and to stay informed about the latest developments.