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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Senate Votes to Expel Convicted Lawmaker

    Senate Votes to Expel Convicted Lawmaker
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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......