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Assemblyman in harassment scandal changes mind, quits immediately

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The New York assemblyman accused of sexually harassing and intimidating young women staffers for years notified the Assembly Saturday that he will resign before he’s expelled from the Legislature. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said Assemblyman Vito Lopez notified the chamber that he will resign effective Monday morning. Silver was to begin a rare effort to expel the fellow Democrat on Monday. Two reports released last week detailed lurid accusations of sexual harassment of several women ...

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May 18, 2013
8:25 p.m.

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All too save Silvers butt, I'm sure.