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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.

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: 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.

Sheldon Silver Found Guilty in Month-long Corruption Trial

Today, Sheldon Silver got justice, and at long last, so did the people of New York."

Probes, Prosecutors & Party Politics: The Murky Battle For Hempstead Town...

The Town of Hempstead takes center stage in this fall’s election on November 3rd.

Exit Skelos, Enter Flanagan: What Albany’s Power Switch Means for NY

Questions linger after state Senate majority leadership switcheroo this week.

Dean Skelos Wiretaps Reveal Greed, Schemes & F-Bombs

Transcripts of senator's recorded calls give rare glimpse into Albany "sausage making."

Nassau Pols Pitch Dueling Lobbying Disclosure Bills After Skelos Report

Nassau Exec Mangano proposed a bill Monday and Democrats said the next day that their bill is better.

Reports Of Probe Into Dean Skelos Spark Nassau Inquiry

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano's spokesman said the county is not a target of the probe.

Long Island Plays Key Role in Picking Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s...

But the next speaker will most likely hail from New York City.