Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted Monday in a $5 million public-corruption case, cementing a stunning fall from power that exposed Albany's sleazy culture of influence-peddling - and showed that it reached to the top.
On its third day of rocky deliberations, a Manhattan...
ALBANY - We're No. 1 - in corruption. No other state has more legislators forced out of office by ethical or criminal issues than New York, according to a study released on Monday.
In fact, the state set a national record for the number of lawmakers kicked out, or chased out of office since...
Every politician anywhere is no better than you.
Every one of them farts and then blames it on the person standing next to them, just like you do.
SCOPE wants everyone to call Sheldon Silver's and Dean Skelos Office. Today.
Preferably all at the same time.
Here are the details...