Former N.Y. State Senator, Convict Monserrate Hopes For Forgiveness, City Council SeatA convicted and disgraced politician is vying for a political comeback, but his past could stand in the way.
Deposed State Sen. Monserrate Gets 2 Years For Campaign Finance SchemeDeposed New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to two years in prison for using tax dollars to finance his 2006 campaign.
Councilman Seabrook Found Guilty In Second Corruption TrialA veteran politician was convicted Thursday on nine of 12 counts in a corruption case accusing him of putting hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars meant for community projects in the pockets of his girlfriend and family.
Former Sen. Carl Kruger Sentenced To 7 Years In Corruption CaseThere was an unusual plea for leniency Thursday from a former Brooklyn senator being sentenced on corruption charges. Carl Kruger said he may have taken bribes, but he's not as corrupt as other Albany politicians. The judge, as it turned out, didn't agree.
Ex-State Sen. Hiram Monserrate Working At Queens PizzeriaThe former politician said in a published report that he was "consulting and assisting in the management" of the new restaurant.
Feds: Monserrate Used Charity To Fund CampaignHiram Monserrate, the disgraced Queens politician who was expelled from the state Senate after an assault conviction, is accused of funding his 2006 campaign with charity money.
Primary Day 2010: ResultsPrimary Day in New York was full of surprises.
Rangel Wins Primary Despite Ethics Charges Voters have given embattled Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel another chance even though he faces more than a dozen ethics charges in Congress.