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Albany Corruption Trial Opens November 2

Ex-New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s trial set to begin Nov. 2. https://t.co/kD49ZIoUyi https://t.co/VM7XTXzwlx

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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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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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Some questioning Silver’s leadership – News 10 Now

Assembly Speaker Silver’s leadership in question The ethics commission inquiry by the organization known as JCOPE is expected to probe how the Assembly handles allegations of sexual harassment. “There are procedures in place, they just weren’t followed in the cases … Continue reading

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