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Ex-New York state Senate leader starts prison term

Former New York Senate majority leader Dean Skelos arrives to court in New York, Thursday, May 12, 2016. For the second time in less than two weeks, a once-powerful New York politician is facing sentencing in a spate of corruption cases that have roiled Albany. Skelos, 68, and his son, Adam, 33, are scheduled to appear in federal court following convictions last year for extortion, fraud and bribery. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos began serving his four-year and three-month prison term Tuesday after he was convicted on corruption charges by a jury for a second time. Skelos, 70, reported to the ...

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Ex-New York state Senate leader due to report to prison

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos is due to report to prison Tuesday to begin serving his four-year and three-month prison term for a corruption conviction. Skelos, a 70-year-old Republican, is expected to report ...

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Dean Skelos gets over 4 years in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos was sentenced to four years and three months in prison Wednesday after his conviction on public corruption charges. U.S. District Judge Kimba M. Wood announced the penalty for ...

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Second sentencing set for ex-New York state Senate leader

NEW YORK (AP) — An ex-New York state Senate leader convicted on public corruption charges wants leniency to spare him from years behind bars. Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, are set to be resentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge ...

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Judge rejects ex-top New York lawmaker’s quest to move trial

NEW YORK (AP) — The retrial of a former top New York lawmaker will not be moved elsewhere despite claims that the indictment is fatally flawed and that pretrial publicity makes finding fair jurors impossible, a judge said Monday. The ...

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Dean Skelos wants retrial moved from state

NEW YORK (AP) — A former top lawmaker in New York, citing “insurmountable prejudice,” wants his retrial on corruption charges moved to another state. Lawyers for former Republican Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, said in a Manhattan ...

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Ex-NY Senate leader Skelos gets new trial in corruption case

Former New York Senate majority leader Dean Skelos arrives to court in New York, Thursday, May 12, 2016. For the second time in less than two weeks, a once-powerful New York politician is facing sentencing in a spate of corruption cases that have roiled Albany. Skelos, 68, and his son, Adam, 33, are scheduled to appear in federal court following convictions last year for extortion, fraud and bribery. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK — A former state Senate leader and his son were granted new trials Tuesday in a corruption case that roiled a scandal-ridden statehouse. The New York lawmaker is the latest in a series of powerful politicians whose convictions ...

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Corrupt lawmakers getting pensions

ALBANY — Both former New York legislative leaders found guilty of public corruption are getting state pensions, each having filed for monthly checks after their convictions by federal juries late last year. The State comptroller’s office says ex-Senate Majority Leader ...

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Dean Skelos and son seek new trial

NEW YORK — Ex-New York state Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and his son are seeking a new trial six weeks after they were convicted of federal corruption charges. They were convicted of bribery, extortion and conspiracy charges on Dec. ...

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Ex-NY Senate leader, son, lose bid to reduce charges

NEW YORK — A judge has refused to throw out charges or evidence in the corruption case brought against a former state Senate leader and his son. Manhattan federal Judge Kimba Wood on Tuesday rejected the pretrial motions brought by ...

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Ex- Senate leader heading to trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A former state Senate leader is set to go to trial this fall on charges he sold his office for the sake of his adult son. A federal judge in Manhattan scheduled a Nov. 16 trial ...

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