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Sheldon Silver, Disgraced Assembly Speaker, Is Furloughed From Prison

12 days ago   |   By NY Times

The longtime Democratic leader was released to home confinement after less than a year of a six-and-a-half year sentence on corruption charges.
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Report: Silver released from prison, could serve rest of sentence at home

12 days ago   |   By Times Union

Former longtime state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, imprisoned on federal corruption charges last summer, has been released from federal prison to serve the rest of his six-year term from his home, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.
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Sheldon Silver returns to NYC home in wheelchair after early prison release

Sheldon Silver returns to NYC home in wheelchair after early prison release

12 days ago   |   By New York Post

Former State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver arrived home from prison after serving less than a year of his 6 1/2 year sentence.
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