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Josh Russell

Josh Russell

Josh Russell is a politics and culture reporter, who has covered the so-called "Sovereign District of New York" federal court daily beat for Courthouse News since Nov. 2015. A native of Washington, DC, he is based in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, following a decade in Richmond, Virginia.

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Latest Articles by Josh Russell

Menendez lawyer fixates on cooperator's memory of senator ringing 'a little bell' to summon wife

Cooperating witness Jose Uribe finished his corruption trial testimony Wednesday afternoon after four days on the stand detailing his bribery agreement with New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez.

Key witness in Menendez bribery trial says he made senator’s wife’s car payments for 3 years

Indicted bribe-payer Jose Uribe said Senator Bob Menendez quipped that he'd “saved your ass not once, but twice," during a dinner in 2020.

'I wanted to be in the good grace of the senator,’ Menendez co-defendant testifies in bribery case

A key witness who pleaded guilty to paying bribes to U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and his wife testified for two and half hours on Friday pursuant to a cooperation deal with federal prosecutors.