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Hiram Monserrate

Hiram Monserrate
State Sen. Hiram Monserrate (D-Queens) pleads not guilty to a six-count indictment charging him with assaulting his girlfriend. Prosecutors say he slashed Karla Giraldo's face in a jealous rage.
State Sen. Hiram Monserrate (D-Queens) pleads not guilty to a six-count indictment charging him with assaulting his girlfriend. Prosecutors say he slashed Karla Giraldo's face in a jealous rage. « Show less

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  • NY State Senator Acquitted Of Felony Assault

    NY State Senator Acquitted Of Felony Assault
    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...
  • NY Democrats Choosing Among 5 For Attorney General

    NY Democrats Choosing Among 5 For Attorney General
    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. The office,...
  • Schneiderman Moves Ahead Of Rice In Primary

    Schneiderman Moves Ahead Of Rice In Primary
    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,...
  • Lawmaker vs. Prosecutor For NY Attorney General

    Lawmaker vs. Prosecutor For NY Attorney General
    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...
  • Albany coup! A 32-30 vote goes GOP's way

     
    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,......
  • The coup: Don't worry, be happy, for Pro Tem

     
    Standing before news cameras in Albany the other night, Sen. Pedro Espada Jr. (D-Bronx) recalled that his 30 Republican colleagues had asked "many times" in recent months: "Are there some brave citizens and senators on the other side of......
  • Senate split: Deadlock Dean did that district deed

     
    Call him Deadlock Dean, since he helped to take us to this point. Long before the savvy and influential Rockville Centre senator and lawyer engineered last week's surprise parliamentary coup, he happened to make an unprecedented 31-31 standoff possible......
  • Senate coup: GOP insists it still has the coalition

     
    Newsday's James T, Madore reports that despite signs that Sen. Hiram Monserrate would jump back to the Democratic camp if colleague John Sampson takes over as leader, the Republicans are insisting that the new positions voted in by 30 GOP......
  • Senate coup: Confirmation Monserrate is moving back

     
    Sen. Hiram Monserrate, as so many expected, says he's moving back to the Democratic fold, prompting the likelihood of continued deadlock, but with Monserrate's purportedly desired result of ousting Sen. Malcolm Smith as Democratic leader. Presumably he'...
  • Senate split: Will prosecutors create the majority?

     
    We elect district attorneys to enforce laws, not to decide who writes them. But prosecutions in Queens and the Bronx -- and perhaps Albany -- could end up shaping the outcome of the Great Senate War, if not the......
  • Senate coup: Power, sex and money play roles

     
    There are more angles and issues in this war for State Senate control than lobbyists in the hallways. Depending on how you slice it, the outcome -- in doubt until next week at the earliest -- will hinge on......