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Hiram and Julissa

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

The other shoe dropped Tuesday for Hiram Monserrate. The first state Senator to be expelled from that body since 1781, Monserrate was indicted by a Federal grand jury.

The Post Pulls a "Scam" on its Readers

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

I am stuck by the sheer audacity of the editorial page of the New York Post. Their editorial begins by simply assuming every single member of the City Council is corrupt.

Miguel Martinez, Ex-Councilman, Gets 5 Years In Theft

nytimes.com | RAY RIVERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Miguel Martinez, a former city councilman from Upper Manhattan, was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday on three felony counts involving the ...

Shameful Shysters

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

If one wants to keep one's readers informed, one must continue to plow through the garbage, pointing out the most noisome tidbits. At the same time, one should think of ways to effect change.

Today In HuffPost New York

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The ability of City Council members to funnel money to community groups in their district is what the nuns in my Catholic grammar school used to call a near occasion of sin.