Silver retrial

Sheldon Silver, former Speaker of the New York State Assembly
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May 11, 2018 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A jury convicted former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of public corruption charges Friday, dashing the 74-year-old Democrat's second attempt to avoid years in prison after a decades-long career as one of the most powerful politicians in state government. The...
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April 30, 2018 - 1:39 pm
The second trial for former assembly speaker Sheldon Silver is likely to be a repeat of a 2015 trial but with language that will conform to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling narrowing the definition of corruption.
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