Ex-NY Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver guilty on all counts in corruption retrial

AmNews Staff Reports | 5/11/2018, 7 p.m.
A jury convicted former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of public corruption charges Friday, dashing the 74-year-old Democrat's second ...
Former New York State Sheldon Silver Wikipedia

A jury convicted former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of public corruption charges Friday, dashing the 74-year-old Democrat's second attempt to avoid years in prison after a decades-long career as one of the most powerful politicians in state government.

The verdict, which came on the first full-day of deliberations, was a repeat of the outcome in Silver's first trial in 2015.

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