The long overdue house cleaning continues in the New York State Assembly.
"Beyond just holding Sheldon Silver accountable, we need real leadership in New York to stand up against corruption on all levels." - Zephyr Teachout
Sheldon Silver, Speaker of the New York Assembly since 1994, turned himself in this morning.
NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was taken into custody Thursday morning and is expected to be charged in a political corruption case. Silver, a Democrat, is one of the most powerful figures in state politics. The story was first reported by the New York Times. He likely will appear in federal court in Lower Manhattan. The charges come weeks after a corruption investigation launched by the FBI and the United States Attorney's Office