I Have Questions About This Juror Who Asked to Be Excused From Sheldon Silver's Trial

Former New York State Assemblyman and speaker Sheldon Silver is on trial for corruption, which is surprising, as long as you are very, very very easily surprised. Also a little odd: one of the jurors asked to be excused almost as soon as deliberations began, writing, “I don’t feel like I can be myself right now!” »11/24/15 3:39pm11/24/15 3:39pm


Staffer Poses as a Lady Blogger to Defend Assemblyman Against Sexual Harassment Scandal

A New York State Assembly staffer's admirable attempt at subterfuge failed pretty hard on Monday, when it was revealed that he'd impersonated a female blogger in order to more convincingly defend Speaker Sheldon Silver. As some of ye faithful readers may remember, according to the New York Times, Silver had authorized… »9/25/12 9:30am9/25/12 9:30am