More bad news for embattled Assembly Speaker Shelly Silver: The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is reportedly looking into allegations of voter fraud against the speaker's children.As we reported earlier this week, Silver's kids are all voting in the powerful Democratic pol's district (presumab ... More >>
A jury has found former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich guilty on 17 counts in his second trial for corruption, the Chicago Tribune reports. The jury delivered no verdict for two counts and one not guilty decision. Last August, he was found guilty of lying to the FBI, but the jury hung on a ... More >>
Remember Troopergate, the squabble between these two has-beens? Neither does anyone else.The New York Post's Fred Dicker is Albany's most powerful reporter. He's broken so many stories he ought to know when to let one go.
Instead, he wrote a rant yesterday that proves why even the best repor ... More >>
The Senate Ethics Committee admonished appointed lame duck Roland Burris for his incomplete testimony to an Illinois investigation into his dealings with the office of then-Governor Rod Blagojevich about his possible appointment to the Senate.
The 174-page report produced by State Inspector General Joseph Fisch last week, which provoked the resignation yesterday of Public Integrity Commission executive director Herb Teitelbaum, is all spin. Governor David Paterson's announcement, also yesterday, that he will propose a bill to kill the com ... More >>
Comparing the coverage by the Times and Wall Street Journal.
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Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich will name former Illinois AG Roland Burris to fill Barack Obama's Senate seat.
Read the mid-afternoon versions of that breaking story in the New York ... More >>