Sunday, July 31, 2011

City's DA's Need Corrupt Machine Dems Like Lopez to Get Re-Elected

What on earth was Brooklyn DA Charles “Joe” Hynes thinking by appearing at Assemblyman Vito Lopez’s annual Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Center picnic this month — and vouching for the pol’s “ethical” bona fides? - When he is under federal investigation. All three DA up for re-election this year face have the backing of party bosses and face little if any opposition in the general. None of them have brought conducted any corruption cases. DA Brown has seen the fed put in jail two queens assemblyman and watch from afar a major ongoing investigation which will likely put others in jail. DA Hynes put former boss Norman in jail after he ran a candidate against him The DA & the boss(NYP)
Norman's Successor Facing Own Scandal (NYP, November 25, 2005)
Just one month after replacing scandal-plagued pol Clarence Norman as Brooklyn Democratic Party boss, Assemblyman Vito Lopez appears headed for his own tub of legal hot water. Three activists have filed a complaint with the Brooklyn DA, alleging Lopez used a fake address on his voter-registration form and doesn't live in his Brooklyn district. Instead, say the activists, Lopez for years has shacked up in a Queens condo owned by his Former Brooklyn Democratic party bossgirlfriend, Planning Commissioner Angela. Clarence Norman (above) was indicted Battaglia, who also happens to be executive for four offenses. director of a housing nonprofit Lopez founded. Vito Lopez's voting history at VOTING HISTORY According to the BOE at 64 CONSELYEA STREET 1 FL.BROOKLYN, NY 11211

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