MSNBC and CNN collectively gave nearly 5 hours more coverage to a Republican’s arrest and indictment Wednesday than they gave to then-Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Penn.) after he was indicted by the Department of Justice on similar charges, a Washington Free Beacon analysis shows.
Rep. Chris Collins (R., N.Y.) was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday and indicted on charges related to securities fraud.
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D.) was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday.
The principal architect of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D.) signature economic development initiative was convicted on Thursday for a bid-rigging scheme responsible for directing millions of dollars in state contracts to companies that he favored in Buffalo and Syracuse.
The Ohio Republican Party knocked Richard Cordray, the Democratic candidate for governor in the state, on Tuesday for hypocritically attacking his GOP opponent.
The entrance of Mike Espy, former secretary of agriculture under President Bill Clinton, into the special election to serve the remainder of resigning Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R.) term in Mississippi has reignited Democrats’ hopes of snatching another Senate seat in the deep South.
Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.) announced on Wednesday during a rally that he will seek reelection, a move that seemed unlikely last fall after he faced an uphill battle during a lengthy corruption trial.
A Long Island restaurateur testified under oath Thursday that he bribed New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and others to receive favorable treatment from the city.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) falsely claimed on Wednesday during a press conference that his name was never mentioned during the corruption trial of his former top aide.
Joseph Percoco, a former top aide and longtime confidant to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.), has been found guilty of three counts in his federal corruption trial.