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Capitol Corruption Panel’s Demise Angers Watchdogs – NYTimes.com

Cuomo Declares Victory In War on Albany Corruption – – Cynical? Yes! The most trenchant and telling comment in today’s NY Times story about Governor Cuomo’s decision to kill his Moreland Commission came from: Lawrence Norden, the deputy director of … Continue reading

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Boyland Jr. sent dad to collect bribe money: prosecutors | New York Post

A Brooklyn federal court filing showed that Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. had his own father pick up a bribe from an undercover agent… Continue reading

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Pol will surrender after being caught in Huntley wiretap – m.NYPOST.com

Embattled state Sen. John Sampson of Brooklyn is set to turn himself in to authorities today after being ensnared in a bribery scandal involving former colleague-turned-rat Shirley Huntley, sources said. Sampson told his aides over the weekend that he was … Continue reading

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NYTimes.com: Corruption Charge Expected for Senator

John L. Sampson, a prominent Democratic state senator, is said to have had wiretapped conversations with a colleague who is soon to be sentenced… http://p.nytimes.com/email/re?location=InCMR7g4BCKC2wiZPkcVUhLMCw3novoI&user_id=268f6405a4798b63417f2d0333a63bd3&email_type=eta&task_id=1367810932171963 Michael Benjamin Follow on Twitter: @SquarePeg_Dem

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Assemblyman Boyland charged with felony fraud in superseding indictment | ThisNY.com

http://thisny.com/assemblyman-boyland-charged-with-felony-fraud-in-superseding-indictment/ Posted by James M. Odato U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District Loretta Lynch announced a second superseding indictment against Assemblyman William F. Boyland, Jr. on Friday. The charges against Boyland, who has held office in Brooklyn for 10 years, … Continue reading

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Pedro Espada got blind justice – NYPOST.com

The conviction of disgraced former state Sen. Pedro Espada reminded me of the closing scene of “White Heat” — when James Cagney, standing atop a fiery tower, shouts, “Made it, Ma! Top of the world!” In a warped sense, Espada … Continue reading

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Blind justice for Pedro Espada – m.NYPOST.com

The conviction of disgraced former state Sen. Pedro Espada reminded me of the closing scene of “White Heat” —when James Cagney, standing atop a fiery tower, shouts,“Made it, Ma! Top of the world!” In a warped sense, Espada had made … Continue reading

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Pedro Espada becomes latest NY pol convicted for abusing power – am New York

Interestingly, today’s amNY article gives credence to Pedro Espada‘s assertion that he was the victim of a political vendetta. Espada opened himself to scrutiny in 2009, [Hunter College political science professor Jamie] Chandler said, when he switched to the Republican … Continue reading

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