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An Inside Look At How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side Of...

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

Attorneys for Dean Skelos and Son Request Acquittal

Attorneys argue that the evidence outlined in court was not strong enough to warrant a conviction.

Top 15 Long Island News Stories of 2015

What a year it's been!

Skelos Corruption Trial: Jury Convicts Senator And Son

The senator, who will be expelled from office, is scheduled to be sentenced in March, but will appeal the verdict.

Skelos Corruption Trial: Closing Arguments Over, Jury Deliberations Begin

Prosecutors summed up their theory of the case while defenders tried to poke holes in the testimony.

Skelos Corruption Trial: Dean & Adam Decline Testimony, Closing Arguments Continue

The judge asked the senator and his son whether they had anything to drink in the past 24 hours. The senator said he had a glass of wine; his son, a margarita.

Skelos Corruption Trial: Wiretaps Reveal GOP Senators Bashing Nassau Leaders

"They don’t know what the fuck they’re doing," Sen. Skelos said on wiretap, referring to Nassau County government.

Skelos Corruption Trial: Insurer Feared Firing Senator’s Son Would Hurt Lobbying...

"I did not want to have a problem in Albany."

Skelos Corruption Trial: No Mention of Son’s Ties in AbTech-Agency Meeting

"Find it curious that [state] senate Republican is reaching out to me directly."

Skelos Corruption Trial: FBI Had AbTech VP Wear a Wire

"Normally, I'm never that cautious...but with everything going on, I'm trying to be."
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