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Woman Romantically Linked To Rep. Grimm Admits To Campaign FraudA 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.
Two Former Liu Aides Convicted In Illegal Campaign Fundraising SchemeCity Comptroller and mayoral hopeful John Liu was never charged and has denied any wrongdoing.
Videotaped Conversation Shown In Corruption Trial Of Former Liu FundraiserCity 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.
Campaign Finance Trial For Two Former Liu Associates Under WayCity 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.