N.J.'s Booker and Menendez seek funding for Syrian refugees (NJ.com)

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez on Monday joined 22 other Democratic senators in seeking emergency funding to help groups helping Syrian refugees and to expand the number to be allowed into the country. “We cannot simply sit on the sidelines as this humanitarian disaster continues to unfold,” the senators, including both New…