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Chartock: Skelos Verdict Latest Albany Stain

Former NYS Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, left, is expelled from the legislature after being convicted of federal charges on Friday.

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock speaks with WAMC's Brian Shields about the verdict Friday afternoon in the federal corruption trial of Dean Skelos, the former New York state Senate Majority Leader, and his adult son, Adam.

Dr. Alan Chartock is professor emeritus at the University at Albany. He hosts the weekly Capitol Connection series, heard on public radio stations around New York. The program, for almost 12 years, highlighted interviews with Governor Mario Cuomo and now continues with conversations with state political leaders. Dr. Chartock also appears each week on The Media Project and The Roundtable and offers commentary on Morning Edition, weekdays at 7:40 a.m.
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