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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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  • Senate coup: Prospect of a 31-31 deadlock upon us

     
    Heading into Monday's crucial court hearing, prospects were larger in the Great Senate War for an even 31-31 split between the major party caucuses. If that happens - now or later in this once-in-a-lifetime drama - the bizarre question......
  • NYS politics broils in the post-Senate summer

     
    When Gov. David A. Paterson recently replaced June O'Neill as Democratic state chairman with Nassau Chairman Jay Jacobs, you could have guessed that AG Andrew Cuomo wasn't going to be crazy about the pick -- if you assume the template......
  • Monserrate Tries To Regain His State Senate Seat

    Monserrate Tries To Regain His State Senate Seat
    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...
  • Opening Arguments Begin In Monserrate Assault Trial

    Opening Arguments Begin In Monserrate Assault Trial
    During opening arguments in the trial of New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate, prosecutors charged that his ex-girlfriend cried in the hospital and told a nurse she blamed the Queens lawmaker for cutting up her face with broken glass during a heated...
  • Sen. Monserrate's Girlfriend Testifies in Assault Case

    Sen. Monserrate's Girlfriend Testifies in Assault Case
    The girlfriend of New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate took the stand Wednesday in the Queens lawmaker's assault trial. Karla Giraldo initially told authorities she was attacked by Monserrate at his Jackon Heights home in December but later retracted her...
  • Monserrate Acquitted of Assault In Girlfriend Beating

    Monserrate Acquitted of Assault In Girlfriend Beating
    New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate has been acquitted on a felony charge of second-degree assault for slashing his girlfriend's face during a fight at his Jackson Heights apartment. Monserrate, 42, will be able to keep his Senate seat. The Queens...
  • Senate Committee Slated to Review Monserrate Case

    Senate Committee Slated to Review Monserrate Case
    Senate Majority Conference Leader John Sampson didn't hold his feelings back Tuesday as he announced the formation of a special committee to investigate Sen. Hiram Monserrate. "We understand the magnitude of what happened here and we understand the...
  • Queens Democrats Aim To Push Monserrate Out Of Party

    Queens Democrats Aim To Push Monserrate Out Of Party
    With the month-long summer coup and assault conviction hot on their minds, the Queens Democratic Party seem to have had enough of State Senator Hiram Monserrate's theatrics. The party, along with the endorsement of its leader Representative Joseph...
  • NY Senate Fails To Override Paterson Veto Of Ethics Bill

    NY Senate Fails To Override Paterson Veto Of Ethics Bill
    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...
  • Queens Sen. Monserrate Gets Probation, No Jail Time

    Queens Sen. Monserrate Gets Probation, No Jail Time
    Queens Senator Hiram Monserrate has been sentenced to three years probation on a charge he brutally attacked his girlfriend. Friday's sentencing also included 250 hours of community service and 52 weeks of domestic abuse counseling. An order of...
  • Governor Paterson Calls On Senators To Resolve Power Struggle

    Governor Paterson Calls On Senators To Resolve Power Struggle
    A Republican coup in the state Senate, helped along by one Democrat with legal troubles and another who violated election laws, paralyzed the chamber on Tuesday. Democrats vowed to fight back, possibly with a lawsuit, but the new leaders said the...