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Assemblyman informant gets probation after lying to investigators – NY Daily News

A Bronx Assemblyman who turned wire-wearing federal informant was sentenced to two years of probation on Thursday for lying to investigators. Now-former pol Nelson Castro, 42, had faced up to two years in prison for his not-so-bright fibs to the … Continue reading

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Assemblyman informant gets probation after lying to investigators – NY Daily News

A Bronx Assemblyman who turned wire-wearing federal informant was sentenced to two years of probation on Thursday for lying to investigators. Now-former pol Nelson Castro, 42, had faced up to two years in prison for his not-so-bright fibs to the … Continue reading

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Is Ex-Obama Aide The Change 79AD Voters Can Believe In?

Last Saturday marked the unofficial start of the race to replace disgraced ex-Assemblyman Eric Stevenson, who was convicted in January on several federal corruption charges. Michael Blake, a former Obama campaign organizer and White House aide, gathered with family, friends … Continue reading

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BATTLE IN THE BOOGIE DOWN: Challengers Eye Scandal-Plagued Bronx Assemblyman | Politicker

This column was originally published on January 6, 2014. Former Assemblyman Stevenson’s federal corruption began that day. A week later, the jury returned a guilty verdict on all four charges. Under NYS law, Mr. Stevenson was immediately expelled from office. … Continue reading

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Stevenson lawyer: “Witness was in league with Hispanic politicians…” | NY Daily News

In today’s Daily News account of Assemblyman Eric Stevenson’s federal corruption trial, the paper reports on the defense lawyer’s effort to cast government witness, Sigfredo Gonzalez as a political enemy. Bronxites will remember that Stevenson and Gonzalez were political allies … Continue reading

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Judge, lawyer spar over use of the N-word in Stevenson trial | NY Post

http://nypost.com/2014/01/09/judge-lawyer-spar-over-use-of-the-n-word-in-stevenson-trial/ Manhattan federal court’s top judge got into a heated debate on Thursday with a black lawyer on whether the N-word can ever be interpreted as a “term of endearment.” Muhammad Ibn Bashir, lawyer for Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson in … Continue reading

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‘Bribe pol’ Stevenson happy with jury selection | New York Post

Embattled Bronx pol Eric Stevenson now thinks he can get a fair trial. Continue reading

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Judge Allows Stevenson to Switch Lawyers | NY Post

Today, the NY Post’s Rich Calder and Carl Campanile reported that Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson finally won court approval of a new lawyer, Muhammad Ibn Bashir, Esq. Previously, Stevenson claimed poverty and was assigned a federal public defender. The Post … Continue reading

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Indicted Bx Assemblyman Fundraises Despite Having Federal Public Defender

Indicted Bx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson fundraises for legal defense fund despite having a taxpayer-financed federal public defender. Continue reading

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Bronx assemblyman Eric Stevenson collected $31,351 in taxpayer-funded per diems – NY Daily News

Earlier this week, the Daily News ranked first-term Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson #1  for claiming $31,351 in legislative per diem and travel payments in 2011.  Members of the state legislature earn a base pay of $79,000. Freshman Bronx Assemblyman Eric … Continue reading

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