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U.S. Attorney Targets Convicted Pols' Pension Payments

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is going after the pensions of four ex-pols convicted on corruption-related charges, his office announced this morning.

The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York has filed paperwork seeking orders to force former City Councilmen Larry Seabrook and Miguel Martinez to forfeit their pension payments to pay off hundreds of thousands of dollars owed on their corruption charges. 218 more words


Ruben Diaz Rings in the New Year With Jabs at the State Senate and 'Uncle Tom' Malcolm Smith

State Senator Ruben Diaz sent a special New Year’s-themed edition of his regular “What You Should Know” email newsletters this morning. In his year-end missive, Mr. 857 more words


Hiram Monserrate Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison

In yet another one of the scandals beleaguering New York State politics in recent years, former State Senator Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to 24 months in prison today after pleading guilty in May to mail fraud charges. 320 more words

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Guest column: To set the record straight -- Sen. Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr.

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz
32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

To Set the Record Straight

You should know that I have been reading, here and there, different statements attributed to me, and some of them indicating my willingness to give my support for the State Senate to Dean Skelos and the Republican Conference. 541 more words


Search for 2013 Mayoral 'Values' Candidate Begins


When I read of state Sen. Malcolm Smith’s interest in running for mayor as a Republican, Nena’s “99 Red Balloons”played in my head. 881 more words


Roundup: God Damn That's A Good Question

Four congressional candidates have lost the Independence line.

NYT has some fun at Pharaoh Bloomberg/Christine Quinn’s expense.

Grace Meng raised $500 large.

Kirsten Gillibrand… 284 more words

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Woman slasher, ex-NY senator and two-legged cockroach now runs a pizza joint

Karma. I love it.

If you’re ever in Queens, pass on this pizza and the cockroach behind it.

Just to refresh your memory, Hiram Monserrate, member of the “New” Democratic Party, was a NY State Senator who was forcibly removed from the senate after a great deal of pressure from women upon a bunch of senators who would have otherwise ignored this piece of shit who beat and slashed his girlfriend and didn’t skip a beat. 625 more words