Plot To Buy NYC Mayor Seat: State Senator Arrested In An ‘Unappetizing Smorgasbord’ Of Greed | Talking Points Memo

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state Sen. Malcolm Smith and New York City Councilman Dan Halloran were arrested Tuesday in an alleged plot to rig the New York City mayor’s race, federal authorities said.Four other political figures also were charged in what U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara called “an unappetizing smorgasbord of graft and greed involving six officials who together built a corridor of corruption stretching from Queens and the Bronx to Rockland County and all the way up to Albany itself.”

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