corruption NYC mayor race

New York News
7:34 am
Wed April 3, 2013

Lawmaker accused of bribes in NYC mayor race plot

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A federal prosecutor says a Democratic state lawmaker wanted to pay GOP bosses to let him run for mayor of New York City as a Republican, which is easier in a city crowded with Democratic politicians.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says Tuesday's arrest of state Sen. Malcolm Smith, City Councilman Dan Halloran and four others was part of a "Show me the money" political culture.

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