Pedro Espada Jr.
Espada, a Democrat, was best known for a 2009 episode in which he briefly gave Republicans of the Senate control by switching
The bizarre late-night fight involving state Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-Buffalo, proves that the state legislature retains its amazing capacity to surprise, delight, amuse and nauseate.
Kruger's bribery conviction is part of the answer to an Albany mystery -- why Gov. Andrew Cuomo is so indifferent to the question of whether his Democratic Party can win back the state Senate in the next election.
If you look at the recent political corruption cases in New York City, you'll see certain patterns. One is consulting. Another is health care. If you want to know why the state is drowning in Medicaid bills, this is a good hint.
Federal prosecutors are trying to determine if former state Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada Jr. used tax money intended
Pedro Espada Jr. Labels Cuomo 'The Prince Of Darkness,' Says Attorney General Should Meet Him 'Man To Man' (VIDEO)
Espada also taunted Cuomo, telling him to "come on out" and meet him "man to man." Appearing on Good Day New York, Espada
It is still remarkably difficult to be a challenger. Consider Desiree Pilgrim-Hunter's race to unseat New York State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada.