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Malcolm Smith tried to buy election in alleged $200K bribery scheme | New York Post

The NY Post reports on Day 1 of disgraced ex-state senator Malcolm Smith’s federal corruption trial in White Plains. Read key excerpts below: “To get on the GOP line in the 2013 mayoral race, Smith — once one of the … Continue reading

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Malcolm Smith blows city money on self-promotional newsletter | New York Post

NY Post reporter Carl Campanile writes in Saturday’s paper that “Former state Sen. Malcolm Smith — who faces federal corruption charges in a trial that starts Monday — blew tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars on a self-promotional newsletter marking … Continue reading

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Assemblyman William Scarborough arrested & charged in state and federal court

Not good! Assemblyman Bill Scarborough indicted 2X: 23-count state indictment/11-count federal indictment. Early on Wednesday the NYPost reported that “Queens Assemblyman William Scarborough was hit Wednesday morning with a 23-count indictment charging him with using campaign funds for personal expenses, … Continue reading

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Judge Declares Mistrial in Malcolm Smith Corruption Trial | NBC New York

A federal judge has declared a mistrial in the corruption trial of state Sen. Malcolm Smith and one other politician because of conflicts with the jurors’ schedules. Smith and former Queens Republican leader Vincent Tabone are accused of scheming to bribe … Continue reading

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NY Post: Wills hit with corruption charges as wire doesn’t catch

Today’s NY Post reported that: Indicted City Councilman Ruben Wills was trying to get the goods on fellow lawmakers — and get the heat off himself during a state probe of his shady nonprofit — by wearing a wire, The … Continue reading

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Ex-Bronx GOP chairman Savino copped to helping rig mayoral race for state Sen. Malcolm Smith – Daily News

Bronx G.O.P. chairman was accused of taking $15,000 to help put Malcolm Smith on the Republicans’ mayoral ballot line. Continue reading

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Albany Madness – Update

Albany Madness has opened for voting. Rd 1 voting ends Sunday at 9AM. In the battle of Senate Majority Leaders, Joe Bruno is beating Malcolm Smith. In the sex offenders match convicted pedophile Chris Ortloff is having his way with … Continue reading

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Sen. Malcolm Smith’s defection, aides gain — Times-Union.com

The Albany Times-Union reported this week that     State Sen. Malcolm Smith‘s defection brought a bigger payday for his closest aides.   The Democratic lawmaker from Queens gave members of his staff taxpayer-funded raises totaling $58,500 effective with the new year, … Continue reading

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PlanetAlbany: Who the NYC GOP mayoral candidate should be

  I just came across this gem from PlanetAlbany that was cited in the Jewish Press (African American May Run For NY Mayor as Fusion Candidate of Orthodox Jews, Evangelicals) last August 5th. Now I know why politics is a … Continue reading

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NY Post – $weet life in Rotten Apple

The Post reports – It’s the Albany way. A politician starts a nonprofit and then pumps taxpayer money into it,with the cash often landing in the pockets of friends or family at the charity. State Sen. Shirley Huntley founded The … Continue reading

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