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Deposed State Sen. Monserrate Gets 2 Years For Campaign Finance Scheme

Deposed New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to two years in prison for using tax dollars to finance his 2006 campaign.

12/11/2012

St. Sen. Hiram Monserrate (C) enters court in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of Queens, NY - Oct 15, 2009 - Photo: Ellis Kaplan-Pool/Getty Images

Feds: Monserrate Used Charity To Fund Campaign

Hiram 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.

10/19/2010