NY Dem State Senator Nabbed in Bribery Plot

Posted on April 2, 2013

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New York (Washington Free Beacon) – Democratic New York state senator Malcolm Smith was arrested by the FBI Tuesday for his role in an alleged plot to rig the 2013 mayoral election by buying him a spot on the Republican ballot, the New York Daily News reports.

Malcolm Smith / AP

Agents were also rounding up four suspects, including Bronx Republican chairman Jay Savino and Queens GOP vice chairman Vincent Tabone who were to receive bribes in exchange for backing Smith when he switched sides last year in a never-realized run for City Hall.

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