| Mar 9, 2010
| 3:11 PM
Disgraced Senator Hiram Monserrate, who was expelled from the state Senate last month after being convicted of a misdemeanor assault on his girlfriend, announced that he wants his seat back.
The embattled Democrat launched his election campaign Tuesday...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 6:40 AM
Voting is underway for the New York State Senate seat once held by expelled Senator Hiram Monserrate. Among those vying for the position, Monserrate himself.
Carrying the load of a misdemeanor conviction for dragging his girlfriend through an apartment...
| Dec 29, 2009
| 3:13 PM
A New York Senate committee met Tuesday to decide whether a state senator convicted of assaulting his girlfriend should remain in office.
The special committee adjourned into an executive session without announcing its decision on the fate of Sen....
| Jan 12, 2010
| 9:39 AM
Legislative officials say a special New York Senate committee is recommending either censuring or expelling Sen. Hiram Monserrate following his misdemeanor assault conviction last year.
The officials are familiar with the report and spoke on condition of...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 4:19 AM
Gov. David Paterson scored a victory Monday when the state Legislature failed to override his veto of an ethics bill he complained was too weak.
The Democrat-led Legislature hoped to pass the changes in 2010 - an election year - now that the Senate has a...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 8:44 PM
The New York Senate voted Tuesday night to expel a senator convicted of a misdemeanor charge of assaulting his girlfriend, a resolution the lawmaker assailed as an injustice to the people who elected him.
The Senate voted 53-8 to oust Sen. Hiram...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 3:36 PM
A New York state senator accused of attacking a New York Post photographer was acquitted Tuesday of a felony assault charge that would have cost him his seat, but was convicted of misdemeanor criminal mischief.
Democratic Sen. Kevin Parker, who won a...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 6:13 AM
The five Democratic candidates who square off in Tuesday's primary for attorney general all promise to take a hard line on public corruption, help prevent another Wall Street meltdown and protect the rights and welfare of average New Yorkers.
| Sep 14, 2010
| 9:21 PM
Late returns from New York City in the Democratic primary for New York attorney general show state Sen. Eric Schneiderman moving ahead of Nassau County prosecutor Kathleen Rice in a race where she was ahead early.
With 83 percent of precincts reporting,...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:10 AM
State Sen. Eric Schneiderman, who won the Democratic nomination for New York attorney general, will face Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan in a general election, pitting a self-described progressive lawmaker against a tough-talking prosecutor in...
| Jun 8, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Nearly a year after Sen. Dean Skelos of Rockville Centre took over the GOP majority -- only to lose it at the polls -- Republicans may have reversed their loss, at least for the moment, and re-taken the upper house,......