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Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Woman Romantically Linked To Rep. Grimm Admits To Campaign Fraud

A Texas woman romantically linked to indicted U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY.) pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges she lined up straw donors for his 2010 campaign but then denied through her lawyer that Grimm knew anything about it.

09/03/2014

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

Two Former Liu Aides Convicted In Illegal Campaign Fundraising Scheme

City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful John Liu was never charged and has denied any wrongdoing.

05/02/2013

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Videotaped Conversation Shown In Corruption Trial Of Former Liu Fundraiser

City Comptroller John Liu’s name came up for the first time in the trial on Thursday when a videotaped conversation between Xing Wu “Oliver” Pan and an undercover FBI agent was played in court.

04/18/2013

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

Campaign Finance Trial For Two Former Liu Associates Under Way

City Comptroller John Liu has not been charged and is not expected to testify in the conspiracy case. But the trial could complicate his bid for higher office in what’s turning into a hotly contested mayoral race.

04/15/2013