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Hiram Monserrate

Hiram Monserrate
State Sen. Hiram Monserrate (D-Queens) pleads not guilty to a six-count indictment charging him with assaulting his girlfriend. Prosecutors say he slashed Karla Giraldo's face in a jealous rage.
State Sen. Hiram Monserrate (D-Queens) pleads not guilty to a six-count indictment charging him with assaulting his girlfriend. Prosecutors say he slashed Karla Giraldo's face in a jealous rage. « Show less

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  • Governor Paterson Calls On Senators To Resolve Power Struggle

    Governor Paterson Calls On Senators To Resolve Power Struggle
    A Republican coup in the state Senate, helped along by one Democrat with legal troubles and another who violated election laws, paralyzed the chamber on Tuesday. Democrats vowed to fight back, possibly with a lawsuit, but the new leaders said the...
  • New Majority Coalition Enters Chambers, Resolves Nothing

    New Majority Coalition Enters Chambers, Resolves Nothing
    The new majority allegiance in the New York State Senate held a brief session Thursday, however nothing came from it as one of the key senators walked out. Senator Hiram Monserrate of Jackson Heights, one of the two Democratic senators who helped...
  • PIX Exclusive: Sen. Hiram Monserrate Sits Down For First Interview

    PIX Exclusive: Sen. Hiram Monserrate Sits Down For First Interview
    To say this was a chaotic week at the State Capitol in Albany would be an understatement. It was a week like no other: historic, stunning, shocking. A revolt - a coup d'├ętat - in the Senate threw the state into turmoil and paralyzed the government...
  • Paterson Appoints Statesmen to Mediate NYS Senate Power-Struggle

    Paterson Appoints Statesmen to Mediate NYS Senate Power-Struggle
    Gov. David Paterson has appointed two statesmen to mediate the power-struggle that has lead to the deadlock in the New York State Senate. Paterson announced Saturday, that former Lieutenant Gov. Stan Lundine and former State Sen. John Dunne will act as...
  • Espada Returns to Democrats, Ends Monthlong Stalemate

    Espada Returns to Democrats, Ends Monthlong Stalemate
    Senator Pedro Espada, one of two lawmakers whose switch to the Republican camp sparked the current Senate stalemate, has returned to the Democratic fold, ending the month-long crisis in Albany, officials confirmed Thursday. Espada, who met with Sen. John...
  • Espada Returns To Dems, Albany Stalemate Ends

    Espada Returns To Dems, Albany Stalemate Ends
    The stalemate in the New York State Senate ended on Thursday as Bronx Senator Pedro Espada returned to the Democratic conference. The move by Espada gives Democrats a 32-30 majority for the first time since the June 8 coup where both Espada and Senator...
  • Senate Committee Meets to Decide Sen. Hiram Monserrate's Fate

    Senate Committee Meets to Decide Sen. Hiram Monserrate's Fate
    A New York Senate committee met Tuesday to decide whether a state senator convicted of assaulting his girlfriend should remain in office. The special committee adjourned into an executive session without announcing its decision on the fate of Sen....
  • Monserrate To Be Removed or Censured After Conviction

    Monserrate To Be Removed or Censured After Conviction
    Legislative officials say a special New York Senate committee is recommending either censuring or expelling Sen. Hiram Monserrate following his misdemeanor assault conviction last year. The officials are familiar with the report and spoke on condition of...
  • NY Senate Fails To Override Paterson Veto Of Ethics Bill

    NY Senate Fails To Override Paterson Veto Of Ethics Bill
    Gov. David Paterson scored a victory Monday when the state Legislature failed to override his veto of an ethics bill he complained was too weak. The Democrat-led Legislature hoped to pass the changes in 2010 - an election year - now that the Senate has a...
  • Senate Votes to Expel Convicted Lawmaker

    Senate Votes to Expel Convicted Lawmaker
    The New York Senate voted Tuesday night to expel a senator convicted of a misdemeanor charge of assaulting his girlfriend, a resolution the lawmaker assailed as an injustice to the people who elected him. The Senate voted 53-8 to oust Sen. Hiram...
  • Expelled Monserrate Announces Plans To Win Seat Back

    Expelled Monserrate Announces Plans To Win Seat Back
    Disgraced Senator Hiram Monserrate, who was expelled from the state Senate last month after being convicted of a misdemeanor assault on his girlfriend, announced that he wants his seat back. The embattled Democrat launched his election campaign Tuesday...
  • Monserrate Tries To Regain His State Senate Seat

    Monserrate Tries To Regain His State Senate Seat
    Voting is underway for the New York State Senate seat once held by expelled Senator Hiram Monserrate. Among those vying for the position, Monserrate himself. Carrying the load of a misdemeanor conviction for dragging his girlfriend through an apartment...