Latest Corruption Arrest Erodes Power of Minority Politicians


    WNYC News Blog

    Monday, May 06, 2013 - 08:56 AM

    By Anna Sale : Reporter, WNYC News / Brigid Bergin : Reporter, WNYC News

     "State Senator Bill Perkins of Harlem told WNYC that while none of the politicans have been convicted, “it hurts very, very much to make the case for leadership, when the leadership is engaged in corruption. And it’s very hard to make the case to our communities to support us when we’re caught with our hands in the cookie jar.”


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    Monday, May 6, 2013 - 08:56