Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) speaks on the financial reform bill in Washington

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) speaks on the financial reform bill in Washington

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) (R), joined by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), speaks on consumer protections in the financial reform bill during a press conference in Washington on May 6, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch