The Secretive, Sleazy Process to Replace Sheldon Silver
By ELEANOR RANDOLPH FEBRUARY 2, 2015 11:00 AM February 2, 2015 11:00 am 43 \
In the next few days Democrats in Albany could choose a new speaker to replace Sheldon Silver, who was arrested on corruption charges almost two weeks ago. After Mr. Silver’s 20 years of dominating the New York Assembly, it is a rare opportunity to create a better, fairer
But it looks like the next powerful speaker could be picked in the sleazy and secretive style that has long characterized Albany politics.