ALBANY - Former Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, the Republican kingpin who became a symbol of New York's clubby political culture, was convicted Monday on two of eight felony federal corruption counts.
The verdict could put the 80-year-old Bruno behind bars for the rest of his life - and sent an ominous warning to the entire Albany establishment.
"The prosecutors and agents involved in this case take no pleasure from what the trial revealed about the culture of the New York State Senate under the leadership of Joseph L. Bruno," U.S. Attorney Andrew Baxter said.
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Asked by Anonymous at 11:47 PM on Dec. 7, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by 29again at 2:01 AM on Dec. 8, 2009
LOL..Did he write a health care reform book?? LOL
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 8:49 AM on Dec. 8, 2009
Just one more example of why I don't trust any politician. Their word is as thin as the air on Mt. Everest.
Answer by QuinnMae at 2:13 PM on Dec. 8, 2009
Answer by waldorfmom at 2:34 PM on Dec. 8, 2009
He SHOULD disqualify himself from ANY decisions about trials of terrorists, because his law firm has been defending these people for years.
What does that have to do with anything?
Answer by Anonymous at 3:25 PM on Dec. 8, 2009