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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 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...
  • Expelled Monserrate Announces Plans To Win Seat Back

    Expelled Monserrate Announces Plans To Win Seat Back
    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...
  • 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...