Tag: Malcolm Smith

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.

The change in leadership comes a week after Skelos was arrested on federal corruption charges.

The state Senate's former top Democrat allegedly told an associate that he would find the witnesses and "take them out."

“For the second time in three days, we unseal criminal charges against a sitting member of our state legislature”

State Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-Queens) is latest New York State lawmaker in crime wave of political corruption.