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Sheldon Silver

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November Trial Date Set for Ex-NY Assembly Speaker

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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Sheldon Silver faces multiple corruption charges, including allegedly doing favors for an investor with access to high-yield investments.

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Judge Chastises U.S. Attorney, But Silver Case Moving Forward

Friday, April 10, 2015

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A federal judge issued a stinging rebuke to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

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Sheldon Silver Faces Arraignment in Bribe Case

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The former assembly speaker is accused of using his influence to collect nearly $4 million from law firms while doing such favors as lining up state grants that helped a firm's business.

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Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Indicted

Thursday, February 19, 2015

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The criminal case against one of the state's most powerful politicians is moving forward.

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NY Senate Democrats Push Their Version of Ethics Reforms

Monday, February 09, 2015

Some of them would directly address problems that led to the arrest of Sheldon Silver, the former assembly speaker.

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Three Men and Their Slush Funds

Friday, January 30, 2015

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is not the only one who had off-budget funds at the state Health Department. What led to Silver's arrest is just part of Albany culture.

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Democrats Say Silver Will Relinquish Speakership

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Assembly's Majority Leader is to take up the post temporarily until Democrats elect a new Speaker on Feb. 10.

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Silver Helped Shape NYC Skyline

Monday, January 26, 2015

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As Speaker of the Assembly, Sheldon Silver ensured tax breaks for the real estate industry. Corruption charges against him could change the game  

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Case of (Sheldon) Silver

Monday, January 26, 2015

Assembly Speaker Silver has announced he will temporarily step down from his leadership position in Albany in the face of corruption charges. 

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WNYC News

NY Speaker to Temporarily Cede Power as He Fights Charges

Monday, January 26, 2015

Sheldon Silver says he'll appoint lawmakers to take on his responsibilities while he fights federal charges of taking nearly $4 million in payoffs and kickbacks.

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WNYC News

This Week In Politics: Scandal Claims Another Powerful NY Leader

Saturday, January 24, 2015

On track to be the longest serving Assembly Speaker, Sheldon Silver is on the ropes as the allegations against him shock the political establishment across the state.

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Sheldon Silver Linked to Litigation Helping Trial Lawyers

Friday, January 23, 2015

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Friendly rules for plaintiffs in asbestos related claims are linked to Assembly Speaker Silver.

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WNYC News

The Case Against Sheldon Silver

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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One man's "referral fee" is another's kickback. What's a jury to do?

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WNYC News

The Rise to Power of Sheldon Silver

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Who is Sheldon Silver — and how did he become one of the "Three Men in a Room" who run New York State?

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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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Silver, who allegedly failed to disclose substantial amounts of money he received from a small Manhattan law firm, was arrested this morning and taken into custody by the FBI.

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Transportation Nation

MTA Opens 'Magical' Fulton Center Transit Hub

Sunday, November 09, 2014

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Officials cut the ribbon at the soaring new station in lower Manhattan on Sunday ahead of its public debut on Monday.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Following Silver's Money

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver disclosed that he earned between $650,000 and $750,000 from his law firm in 2013, almost double the prior year's pay. Editor Michael Aronson explains the Daily News' efforts to follow the revelations regarding Silver's income.

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Schoolbook

De Blasio Promises Smoother Path for Special Needs Parents

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Pressure from families and state lawmakers has led the mayor to promise to change the way the city refunds special-needs families who send their children to private and parochial programs. 

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WNYC News

Still No NYS Budget Deal, Despite Friday Goal

Friday, March 28, 2014

some sticking points: public campaign financing and pre-kindergarten funding.

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Dispute Ends Budget Meeting in Albany

Monday, March 24, 2014

Tensions ran high at a closed door meeting with Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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