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Melvin Lowe Convicted On All Counts | Crain’s NY

Chris Bragg (Crain’s NY) reported Wednesday afternoon that Democratic operative Melvin Lowe convicted on all counts. I had complained in a previous post about the lack of media interest in the Lowe trial. It’s interesting that Mr. Lowe was convicted … Continue reading

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Feds target corrupt politicians’ pensions | New York Post

“With today’s actions, we aim to prevent corrupt elected officials from continuing to benefit from pensions paid for by the very people they betrayed in office,” Bharara said. Continue reading

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Albany Madness – Rd #3 – Elite Eight

      Elite Eight time in Albany Madness. Three former Republican officeholders have made it to Round 3. Three Amigos do so as well as Hiram Monserrate defeats higher seeded Alan Hevesi in a furious final 90 minutes of … Continue reading

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WYSK: Sen. Rev. Ruben Diaz – My Top Ten Wishes for 2013

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York My Top Ten Wishes for 2013 You should know that every year, many people wait for the coming of the New Year, celebrating with … Continue reading

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Where Are They Now: The Four Senate “Amigos”

And then there was one. A third ‘Amigo’ has resigned his senate seat. In a Manhattan federal court, former state senator Carl Kruger tearfully pleaded guilty to four counts of bribery. In case Kruger’s guilty plea has you feeling nostalgic … Continue reading

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