Elaine Rivera joined the WNYC staff as the politics/economic development reporter in August. Prior to her arrival, Elaine had worked as a staff reporter at the Washington Post. From 1995 to 2001, she was a ...
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, New York’s Political Enigma: Part 1
Thursday, April 12, 2007
New York, NY —
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is arguably the state's most powerful Democrat next to the new governor. But thanks to his decades-long, cards-close-to-his-vest approach, little is known about the politician who wields such tremendous influence. WNYC's Elaine Rivera explores who Shelly Silver is.