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Vito Lopez Sexual Harassment

Lhota Calls On Silver To Resign

Newsday | Posted 08.21.2013 | New York

Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota Friday called on the embattled State Assembly speaker, Democrat Sheldon Silver, to resign over allegations he ...

Another Dem Calls For Sheldon Silver To Resign

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.30.2013 | New York

On Wednesday, New York State assemblywoman Inez Barron, a Democrat from Brooklyn, joined the chorus of voices calling for Assembly Speaker Sheldon Sil...

VITO TO RESIGN MONDAY

AP | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A New York assemblyman accused of sexually harassing young female staffers for years says he will resign before he's expelled from the...

HE WILL RESIGN

AP | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Democratic New York City Assemblyman Vito Lopez says he will resign amid a sexual harassment scandal and run for New York City co...

OFF THE HOOK

Newsday | Posted 07.15.2013 | New York

The Staten Island district attorney announced Wednesday that he has completed his investigation of sexual harassment allegations against Brooklyn Asse...

Lopez Thought 14-Year-Old Intern Was 'Sexy'

Posted 03.13.2013 | New York

Vito Lopez, the embattled New York Assemblyman facing a litany of sexual harassment allegations from former female employees, allegedly also made inap...

The Broken Windows of Politics

Tom Allon | Posted 01.15.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

Corruption and crime has become cancerous in our body politic in New York in the last decade. What kind of example are our leaders setting for the rest of society?

"A Scandal Grows in Brooklyn" -- the Problem When a D.A. Plays Politics

Abe George | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York
Abe George

As a former prosecutor, I have seen first-hand the critical importance of pursuing justice with no regard for special interests. That is because a district attorney should never play politics with people's lives. Charles Hynes clearly thinks differently.

Vito Lopez Sex Scandal Unravels Secrecy Of 'Bear Mountain Compact'

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 11.27.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — It was an odd assignment for the young, pretty staffer when she was ordered to go along on a trip to Atlantic City with her boss....

The Prelate and The Dirty Pol (Vito Lopez and Nicholas DiMarzio): Thick as Thieves

Michele Somerville | Posted 11.17.2012 | Religion
Michele Somerville

No, Vito did not slide his hands up their thighs, as he did with young women in his offices, but he has been credibly accused of using Catholic priests to electioneer on his behalf in senior citizens operations..

When Will We Have Three Women in a Room?

Tom Allon | Posted 09.13.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Politics, like many professions, has for too long been an old boys club, with bad behavior tolerated and misdeeds covered up. Nowhere has this been more evident than in Albany, New York.

Albany's Dance of the Dunces

Dan Collins | Posted 11.12.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Did powerful public officials approve the use of our tax money to hush up sexual harassment charges against Assemblyman Vito Lopez? Don't hold your breath waiting for the state ethics commission to get to the bottom of this mess.

Schumer Goes After Vito Lopez

Posted 09.07.2012 | New York

Senator Chuck Schumer has joined fellow Democrats calling for New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez to resign amidst allegations from female staffers ...

A Silver Lining

The New York Times | Posted 08.31.2012 | New York

By Danny Hakim ALBANY — Assembly Democrats rallied around Speaker Sheldon Silver on Thursday, as he faced an inquiry into his handling of sexual ...

Chef At Popular Brooklyn Restaurant Accused Of Sexual Harassment By 22 Female Employees

Posted 08.30.2012 | New York

A popular Park Slope restaurant is finding itself embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal, as former female employees have come out to speak against ...

Dem Politician Reportedly Told Female Staffers Not To Wear Bras

www.nytimes.com | Posted 08.29.2012 | New York

Five women who worked for Vito J. Lopez, the assemblyman at the center of a broadening sexual harassment scandal, described in interviews an atmospher...

Albany Sex Scandal Goes From Bad to Worse

Dan Collins | Posted 10.29.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver spent $103,000 of your taxpayer money to secretly settle the claims of two women who said they were sexually harassed by Vito Lopez. As things turned out, Lopez was only warming up. Welcome to Albany.

Assembly Paid $103K In Lopez Harassment Case

Posted 08.28.2012 | New York

In the wake of sexual harassment charges made against New York Assemblyman Vito Lopez, The New York Times reports New York State Assembly Speaker Shel...

John Celock

Failing Grade Leads To State 'Cleanse'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

New York politics is going through an ethics "cleanse" after receiving a failing grade in ethics enforcement earlier this year and a string of politic...

Dems Call On Vito Lopez To Resign

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2012 | New York

NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - New York Democrats are intensifying pressure on state Assemblyman Vito Lopez, a long-serving Brooklyn powerbroker, to res...

Brooklyn Boss's Sex Scandal Another New Low for New York

Dan Collins | Posted 10.27.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

We pay a lot in taxes in New York. If it's going to medical care for the poor, count me in. If it's going to hush up sexual harassment charges against Vito Lopez, I want a refund.

Powerful NY Democrat Accused Of Sexual Assault

Capital New York | Joe Pompeo | Posted 08.24.2012 | New York

Representative Jerrold Nadler is calling for Assemblyman Vito Lopez to resign his post in the Assembly and as chair of the Brooklyn Democratic organiz...