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Hiram Monserrate Trial Paints Starkly Differing Accounts Of Karla Giraldo's Injuries

New York Times | Ralph Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

State Senator Hiram Monserrate used "force, not violence" to get his injured companion, Karla Giraldo, to a hospital the night he cut her face -- acci...

Hiram Monserrate Trial: Closing Arguments Today After 10 Days Of Proceedings | Michael Frazier | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The felony assault trial of state Sen. Hiram Monserrate resumes Tuesday with closing arguments on the 10th day of the proceedings before Justice Will...

NY Senate Coup Turncoats Reaping The Benefits

Times Union | Irene Jay Liu | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY -- In the weeks since the Senate stalemate ended, the chamber's Democrats have showered rehabilitated turncoat Sens. Pedro Espada Jr. of the Br...

The Petri Dish of Politics: Starting with New York

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

When one asks what can be done about the errant or corrupt public official, we would first respond that the question is very difficult to answer.

Farce Turns To Tragedy

Bill Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bill Cunningham

What father would ask his children if they ever thought of growing up to be a state senator like Pedro Espada?

Paterson Sets Deadline For Senate Deal

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Gov. David Paterson got involved in the New York senate leadership row Monday, giving lawmakers an afternoon deadline to come up with ...