Thursday, July 17, 2008


"The local little league will no longer have to scrape by," said Evan Stavisky, a Democratic consultant. "The nature of politics is that the party in the majority has a better chance to secure things for their district. Democratic districts will benefit, and all but one or two districts in the Senate will be Democratic." - AM New York, July 17, 2008

"n integral part of the 186-page indictment against Mr. McLaughlin, 54, an influential politician and head of the nation’s biggest municipal labor council, is the detailed description of how prosecutors say he took donations for the league and carefully moved the funds between bank accounts to siphon $95,000. Part was used to pay rent on his apartment in Albany and part went for other personal expenses, according to the indictment."- New York Times, October 19, 2006