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Bill de Blasio’s own Watergate | New York Post

OPINION EDITORIAL Bill de Blasio’s own Watergate By Post Editorial Board July 27, 2016 It may be too early to say how many City Hall staffers should lose their jobs — or perhaps go to jail — over the rancid … Continue reading

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Corporate interests funding convention festivities, if not the main events | OpenSecrets Blog

"[…]Some of this support went to stocking reusable bags for attendees stuffed with hygienic and makeup products such as Olay moisturizers and a Revlon highlighting stick (a smaller version valued at $14.49 online). Navigating gift rules can be tricky, but … Continue reading

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Feds probe de Blasio involvement in Brooklyn hospital sale | NY Post

The probe [of Mayor de Blasio] appears to stem from developer Don Peebles’ bombshell allegation that de Blasio personally hit him up for $20,000 to support Hizzoner’s universal pre-K program in March 2014 — while Peebles had a bid pending … Continue reading

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Feds investigating de Blasio and LICH sale | NY Daily News

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is looking into Mayor de Blasio’s involvement in the sale of Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, the Daily News has learned. Bharara’s office recently issued a subpoena to the State University of New York, which … Continue reading

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Brooklyn pol reports $1.65M income from firm he left in 2012 | New York Post

NY Post reports (7/25): His 2016 financial-disclosure report reveals he received $1.65 million in contingency fees last year from a Manhattan personal-injury firm, Godosky and Gentile, even though he left the firm in December 2012 after his election to the … Continue reading

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Even The Speaker Smells A Rat In Team DE Blasio Coverup | NY Post

You know City Hall has crossed the line when even City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is squawking — as she is over Mayor de Blasio’s stonewall over the Rivington St. nursing-home flip. At a press conference calling for new rules … Continue reading

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Q Poll: Cuomo Shares Corruption Blame | POLITICO New York

THE LATEST NUMBERS – POLITICO New York’s Nick Niedzwiadek: By an overwhelming majority, New Yorkers believe government corruption is a problem in the state and nearly half of those surveyed think Gov. Andrew Cuomo is partly to blame, a new … Continue reading

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Hearings began for former New Mexico state Senator Phil Griego (D).

On Tuesday, July 5, hearings began for former New Mexico state Senator Phil Griego (D). Griego, who served from 1996 to 2015, is facing nine criminal charges, including three counts of fraud; one count each of perjury, tampering with public … Continue reading

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Like Hiillary de Blasio gets a pass on sleazy behavior | NY Post Editorial

New Yorkers got yet more proof this week that their political system is rigged. A day after FBI Director James Comey slammed Clinton for breaking the law but gave her a pass anyway, the city Campaign Finance Board on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Report: Corrine Brown Indicted on Federal Charges | Morning Consult

Report: Florida Democrat to Face Federal Charges JON REID | JULY 7, 2016 A local Florida TV station reports that Rep. Corrine Brown has been indicted on federal charges likely related to allegations that the Florida Democrat benefitted financially from … Continue reading

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