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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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Espada will have plenty of corrupt company – m.NYPOST.com

On Friday, disgraced ex-state Senator Pedro Espada was given 5 years in prison for embezzling funds from the Soundview Health Center he founded 30 years ago. From Andrea Peyser in today’s NY Post: “For Pedro, three hots and a cot … 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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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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Angry at Andrew but afraid to say so – NYPOST.com

First in a planned series looking at the state Senate Democratic conference.   For once, the elephant in the room wasn’t race — it was Gov. Cuomo.       Saturday’s National Action Network rally, led by media personality and … Continue reading

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Feds Seek Bail Revocation For Espada — Updated 3X

The sorry saga of disgraced former state senator Pedro Espada continues with the latest episode posted on the State of Politics blog today. Unfortunately, the good work of Dr. Neil Calman and the Institute for Urban Family Health was caught … Continue reading

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Nonprofit nightmares

I thought you’d like to read “Nonprofit nightmares” at NYPOST.com. The new spate of political scandals in Albany highlights yet again the unseemly relations between pols and community nonprofits,which abound across the state. The charges against state Sen. Shirley Huntley center … Continue reading

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Malcolm Smith & the mayoral race – NYPOST.com

When I read of state Sen. Malcolm Smith’s interest in running for mayor as a Republican, Nena’s “99 Red Balloons” played in my head: “99 red balloons / Floating in the summer sky / Panic bells — it’s red alert.” Red alert, … Continue reading

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Malcolm Smith & the mayoral race – NYPOST.com

When I read of state Sen. Malcolm Smith’s interest in running for mayor as a Republican, Nena’s “99 Red Balloons” played in my head: “99 red balloons / Floating in the summer sky / Panic bells — it’s red alert.” Red alert, … 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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