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Malcolm Smith

Malcolm Smith
New York State Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith. Smith is the first African-American Majority Leader and President Pro Tempore in New York State history.
New York State Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith. Smith is the first African-American Majority Leader and President Pro Tempore in New York State history. « Show less

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  • Former NY Sen. Smith faces 10 years in mayoral race scheme

    Federal prosecutors are asking that former Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison after he was found guilty earlier this year in a scheme to bribe his way onto the ballot for the 2013 New York City mayoral election.
  • Suburban pol in Malcolm Smith case gets 3 years for bribery

    The former deputy mayor of a New York suburb has been sentenced to three years in prison for accepting a $10,000 bribe to back a real estate project. Joseph Desmaret, who was deputy mayor of Spring Valley when he was arrested in 2013, also has to forfeit...

    New York state: New hotbed of corruption after latest arrest?

    New York state: New hotbed of corruption after latest arrest?
    Chicago and its home state of Illinois may have a reputation for corruption in politics, with its long list of governors, aldermen and even a mayor who have been tossed in jail. But some are wondering whether the Empire State is now giving the Land of...

    Orlando Magic and NBA news roundup: Wednesday, November 23, 2011

     
    The latest Orlando Magic news and NBA news for Wednesday, November 23, 2011.

    Senate split: What's it all mean for Deadlock Dean?

     
    Viewing the drama from afar, many will see this as Republican Senate leader Dean Skelos' famous Albany power play -- one that sent the house's reputation from the basement to the sub-basement. "Sorry, but Skelos signed up with skells....