New York Pols Caught Rigging Another Election




CBS New York
The six defendants nailed by the feds Tuesday certainly represent many levels of government. State Sen. Malcolm Smith, a Democrat, allegedly wanted to rig the 2013 mayoral race so he could run as a Republican. Republican City Councilman Dan Halloran reportedly helped arrange the bribes to buy Smith a waiver, and two Republican officials had their hands out, reportedly saying "show me the money and the waiver is yours."


Six highly-placed politicians are accused of using bribery to rig this year's New York City mayoral race.