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The Tick-Tock Begins for Andrew Cuomo | PJ Tatler

‘The Tick-Tock Begins for Andrew Cuomo‘ only rehashes a NY Daily News editorial re Cuomo and quashing of the Moreland Commission. No new information. Mr. Tatler only makes snide remarks about Cuomo’s possible fears. Real questions alluded to in the … Continue reading

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Preet remains New York’s only hope | New York Post

An excerpt from today’s New York Post column: As a former Assembly member, I’m disappointed to see the media and public contempt for politicians justified, again and again. I feel badly for the great number of my former colleagues who … Continue reading

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City & State – Corruption Case Against Silver is Strong, Legal Experts Say

​ In a bombshell announcement today, federal prosecutors accused Silver, one of the state’s most powerful Democrats, of using his elected office to amass millions of dollars through bribes and kickbacks disguised as legitimate payments in an outside job as … Continue reading

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Meet The Doctor At Center of the Silver Corruption Investigation

Via Capital New York – Scott Waldman and Laura Nahimas ALBANY—The federal corruption case against Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver rests in part on his alleged scheme with a doctor who referred asbestos cases to the Weitz & Luxenberg law firm … Continue reading

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Reblog: Morning Memo – Assembly Speaker Silver Arrest Imminent

Report: Silver to be Arrested on Corruption ChargesThe New York Times reports that Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is expected to be arrested on corruption charges today in connection with an investigation into his outside income. The speaker’s attorney, Joel Cohen, … Continue reading

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Is Speaker Boehner losing control of House Republicans?

POLITICO: The House rejected a resolution Wednesday to fund the government through Nov. 18, as GOP leaders were unable to overcome opposition from Democrats who wanted more disaster relief and conservatives who wanted to cut more deeply. And pressure from … Continue reading

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