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Judge orders expanded probe of Assembly sexual harassment case

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A state judge has ordered a special prosecutor to expand his probe of a sexual harassment case in the state Assembly to include a secret settlement using public money approved by the chamber’s leader. State Supreme Court Justice Fern Fisher says Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan should investigate not only sexual harassment claims against Assemblyman Vito Lopez, but a private settlement approved by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. The powerful Democratic speaker says he wants ...

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September 7, 2012
2:50 p.m.

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He didn't do anything - they just paid the money for the heck of it. Silver needs to GO and GO NOW. Lopez needs to go with him.

September 7, 2012
11:50 p.m.

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Since when is a secret deal Ethical and legal,He's as crooked as the day is long, let's hope this one catches up to him !!!!

September 10, 2012
1:57 p.m.

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Sheldon Silver brags that he doesn't drink, gamble, or carouse. But his pride is a mile high, and it has blinded him from knowing what's right or wrong.

By the time this investigation is done, he may find it's a good time to retire...