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Air Force general calls sex assaults a ‘cancer’

WASHINGTON — Sexual misconduct within the Air Force’s ranks is a “cancer” that the service is committed to eradicating, the Air Force’s top officer said Wednesday at the first congressional hearing into a sex scandal at a training headquarters in ...

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Voters say Weiner can survive lewd photo scandal

NEW YORK CITY — Really, incredibly, stunningly stupid. Voters in Rep. Anthony Weiner's home district in Brooklyn and Queens shook their heads in disbelief about the news that Weiner tearfully admitted to posting lewd photos of himself to women online.

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Assemblywoman begins campaign for Congress

BUFFALO — Republican Assemblywoman Jane Corwin is in the race for the New York congressional seat vacated by Christopher Lee in a scandal over a shirtless photo he’d reportedly sent to a woman he met on Craigslist.

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Adviser gets prison in NY pension fund scheme

NEW YORK CITY — A former top political consultant to New York’s disgraced ex-comptroller was led off to prison Thursday after a judge sentenced him to at least a year and four months behind bars for his pivotal role in an influence-peddling scandal ...

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Lee just the latest NY political scandal

Former Rep. Eric Massa and his tickle fights are so 2010. Eliot Spitzer? He’s two governors ago. With the shirtless photo sent to a woman he was trying to woo online, Rep. Chris Lee is the latest in a string of New York politicians whose misdeeds have riveted national attention.

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