Zephyr Teachout on Sheldon Silver, Corruption and New York Politics The New York Times By ZEPHYR TEACHOUTJAN. 26, 2015 LAST Thursday, Sheldon Silver, the speaker of the New York Assembly for the past 20 years, was arrested and charged with mail and wire fraud, extortion and receiving bribes. According to Preet Bharara, the federal prosecutor who brought […]
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