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Sheldon Silver Arrested
UPDATE: Jan. 22, 2015 (8:32am) - The NY Daily News reporting Silver is now in federal custody.
Longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is expected to be arrested today on corruption related charges, according to a report from the New York Times.
Nagin Gets 10 Year Sentence
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ray Nagin entered New Orleans City Hall as a cool, confidant self-styled reformer in 2002. He won national notoriety as a passionate, if profane, critic of the federal response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He exited in 2010 under suspicion.
Running For NYC Mayor
He's baaaaack! The Rent is Too Damn High guy, Jimmy McMillan, gained national attention in his bid for New York governor in 2010, and is now running for New York City mayor.
Corruption In Albany
Legislation that would end pension benefits for elected officials convicted of felonies has been introduced in the state Senate.
Senator James Seward is co-sponsoring the legislation.
He says the recent arrests and accusations of corruption involving state legislators are indefensible...

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