DOJ Pushes Back Against Sen. Menendez's Defense Team's Call To Drop IndictmentThe Justice Department pushed back Monday against efforts by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to dismiss the corruption indictment against him.
Former Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin Gets 4 Years In Bribery CaseThe judge in the case said Jasmin had betrayed the residents of her troubled New York village, especially young women looking for a role model.
Disclosure: Sen. Menendez Has Raised Over $1.5 Million For Legal DefenseU.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) has raised more than $1.5 million for his legal defense fund since he was indicted on federal corruption charges in April.
Prosecutor: State Sen. Libous Tried To Cover Up Arranging Job For SonA prosecutor alleged in opening statements Tuesday that the deputy majority leader of the New York Senate lied repeatedly to FBI agents, in order to cover up that he arranged a high-paying job for his son with a politically connected law firm.
Trial Date Set For Indicted Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon SilverA November trial date was set Tuesday for the corruption case against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who after pleading not guilty insisted that he will vindicated.
NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos Not Resigning Amid Federal InvestigationRepublican Dean Skelos told reporters that he has hired an attorney in response to the investigation but said he had no plans to step down.
Sources: N.Y. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Son Investigated After Allegations Of Corruption"I have and will continue to cooperate with any inquiry," Skelos said in a statement Thursday.
Half Of New Jersey Voters Want Sen. Robert Menendez To ResignA new poll finds that just over half of New Jersey's voters think U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez should resign from office after being indicted on corruption charges.
New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez Pleads Not Guilty To CorruptionMenendez was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.
Sen. Menendez Calls Indictment 'False Allegations;' Says He 'Will Not Be Silenced'Menendez had been under investigation for his relationship with South Florida eye doctor and top campaign donor Salomon Melgen.
Report: Crackdown Coming On Alleged Building Inspector Bribery SchemeIn what has been described as one of the biggest corruption crackdowns in years, city investigators and local prosecutors plan to issue bribery charges against charge 50 building inspectors and contractors, according to a published report.
Malcolm Smith Found Guilty In 2013 NYC Mayoral Election Bribery SchemeA federal jury found Smith guilty on Thursday of all charges, including bribery conspiracy, wire fraud, use of interstate facilities to commit bribery, extortion and obstruction.