U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) is far from the first U.S. Senator to be indicted, but such indictments are relatively uncommon.
Menendez said he is innocent of charges of federal corruption after he was indicted Wednesday.
A quick look through U.S. history, however, shows that not all of the indictments of U.S. Senators result in guilty verdicts. Here's a quick look at all of the U.S. Senators who have been indicted before Menendez as well as what happened with their legal fates.