Court Tosses Conviction of Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Silver

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Sheldon Silver obtained nearly $4 million for taking official actions that benefited others. His conviction was overturned in light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year in the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell that narrowed the definition of the kind of official conduct that can serve as the basis of a corruption prosecution . . .

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