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New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver maintains that he believes that he'll be cleared of any wrongdoing in the Vito Lopez sex debacle, during which the speaker signed off on more than $100,000 in taxpayer funded hush money to sweep allegations of sexual misconduct against Lopez under the rug.He ... More >>
Despite highly publicized accusations that he's a dirty, dirty old man, Democratic Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito "Gropez" Lopez won re-election to the Assembly on Tuesday. But the longtime pol dropped a bombshell on his supporters: this might be his last term -- in the Assembly, anyway."While I will con ... More >>
A recently formed GOP Super PAC has Assembly Speaker Shelly Silver in its sights and says it will actively campaign -- and drop an estimated $1.5 million -- to see to it that he's not re-elected as Assembly speaker.The Super PAC -- which is being financially fueled by the group Americans for Real Ch ... More >>
Assemblyman Vito Lopez is a grade-A pervert. That much we know (for example, he would prefer you not wear a bra to work, ladies). But the lengths to which Assembly leaders -- most notably Lopez's former pal/current Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver -- went to coverup Lopez's multiple gropings of young ... More >>
The taxpayer-funded tab to sweep allegations of sexual harassment by disgraced Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez under the rug is even bigger than originally anticipated, according to records released yesterday.In addition to the $103,000 Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver -- et al -- agreed to pay Lopez ... More >>
Apparently realizing that "it's always about the coverup," the Joint Commission On Public Ethics (JCOPE) announced last night that it's widening its probe of the sexual harassment allegations made against shamed Assemblyman Vito Lopez to include the more than $100,000 in taxpayer money Assembly Spea ... More >>
New York Post scribe Fred Dicker supposedly is the "dean of the Albany press corp." When he's not puckering up to the rump of Governor Andrew Cuomo, Dicker is pegged with the task of weeding out scandals and corruption at the highest levels of state government. That said, you'd think that if a forme ... More >>
Much to the dismay of the National Organization of Women, women's rights attorney Gloria Allred, Assembly candidate Frank Commisso Jr., and thousands of New Yorkers, we're sure, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is off the hook for his tax-payer funded coverup of allegations of sexual misconduct by hi ... More >>
Just so we're all on the same page: Albany County District Attorney David Soares admittedly had sex with a young female staffer. Shamed Assemblyman Vito Lopez is accused of trying to have sex with several young, female staffers. Soares now wants to join the team investigating allegations that Lopez ... More >>
New York Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox has issued three statements in the past 24 hours -- which is three more than he's issued in the past two weeks -- each of which references shamed Democratic Assemblyman Vito Lopez's pervy-ness.In each statement, Cox seems outraged that Lopez allegedly is a d ... More >>
The Associated Press is reporting this afternoon that a second special prosecutor has signed on to investigate allegations that shamed Assemblyman Vito Lopez sexually harassed several young, female staffers. What the AP fails to mention is that the new special prosecutor has his own less-than-admira ... More >>
In an apparent attempt to save a little face, Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he's asked disgraced Assemblyman Vito Lopez to quit his job in the wake of the ongoing sex scandal that's plaguing both pols.Lopez, as you know, has a habit of allegedly sexually harassing young, female sta ... More >>
Frank Commisso Jr. currently serves on the Albany Common Council representing the city's 15th Ward. He's also running for Assembly as a Democrat -- and may have just committed political suicide.Enter Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of the most powerful politicians in New York, who currently is ... More >>
It's fairly well known at this point that 71-year-old disgraced Assemblyman Vito Lopez is a dirty, dirty old man -- multiple women have filed complaints against him alleging various acts of sexual misconduct; former female staffers describe Lopez's office as a place where there is a "culture" that p ... More >>
Things just went from incredibly bad to incredibly worse for shamed Assemblyman Vito Lopez.Not only has he been "disciplined" by Democratic Assembly leader Sheldon Silver, but he could potentially face criminal charges for several claims of alleged pervy-ness made against him by multiple female staf ... More >>
Remember last week when Assemblyman Vito Lopez was scolded by legislative leaders for essentially being a pervy, dirty old man who shoved his hands up the skirts of young, female staffers? Well, Lopez's pervy-ness is costing you money.Turns out, the two women who accused Lopez of various acts of sex ... More >>
On Friday, fellow Voice scribe James King provided us with the Ethics Committee letter that Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of Manhattan wrote to Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez, in which he told the older official to lay off the intern harassment. Lopez was forced to give up his seniority on the Ho ... More >>
Jenna Talackova is the beautiful contestant who was originally disqualified from Donald Trump's Miss Universe Canada pageant because she's a transsexual.
These Republican debates are getting more bizarre every week, and last night, we were treated to not one but too epic moments. Herman Cain, the one time Godfather's Pizza CEO and implausible front runner in primary poling for the GOP nomination, has been on the ropes the past couple of weeks for, as ... More >>
Ginger Lee, a Twitter user and stripper who communicated with New York congressman Anthony Weiner via the internet, waited until much of the Weinergate white noise died down to chomp at her piece of the publicity pie, hosting a press conference with the ubiquitous attorney Gloria Allred on We ... More >>
Real NY Daily News pollFormer New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor was sentenced on Tuesday to six years probation and forced to register as a sex offender for paying $300 to have sex with a 16-year-old girl last May at a Holiday Inn. "I am not a prostitute," said the victim Christina F ... More >>
Melissa PetroMelissa Petro, the elementary school art teacher who admitted in a Huffington Post article to having worked as a prostitute, spoke publicly today about her resignation from the city's Department of Education. Standing in a small gallery in the National Arts Club, with her lawy ... More >>
You may have noticed the controversy over last week's Voice cover story, "White America Has Lost Its Mind" by Steven Thrasher. The story has drawn at this writing more than a thousand comments, many of them devoted to proving Thrasher's proposition by example. Among the more choice reader contribu ... More >>
Blogs on Friday lit up about a memo handed out to Citibank employees which suggested that female employees needed to act more like men in order to succeed at work.
Yesterday the New York Post said that Debrahlee Lorenzana changed lawyers (from Jack Tuckner to Gloria Allred) after reading the words of Andrea Peyser. Today they seem to have scrapped that theory. "Sources tell Page Six" that Debrahlee made the move after learning Tuckner was sued for sexua ... More >>
RadarOnline has reported that former Citibanker Debrahlee Lorenzana has had a change of heart with regard to her legal consult Jack Tuckner, who arranged for all of those original office photos and stood behind her before the media shitstorm began. She's now hired Gloria Allred -- defender of ... More >>
Fun with assisted suicide. Plus: Puffy Combs on the craft of acting?
This one gets complex, so bear with me, kids. Susan Lewis says she's the out-of-wedlock daughter of comic Jerry Lewis, and an Inside Edition-conducted DNA test determined it's quite likely she is (though Jerry doesn't want to address the subject and he certainly doesn't want to throw money h ... More >>