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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Andrew Cuomo Uses Felon Who Pleaded Guilty To Federal Tax Evasion To Raise Campaign Donations For Him

From State of Politics:

A former Republican state senator and GOP power broker who pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion in 2012 is co-hosting a high-dollar fund-raiser next month in support of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s re-election effort, Capital Tonight has learned.

Adding insult to injury, the ex-lawmaker in question – Nick Spano – hails from Westchester County. That’s home to County Executive Rob Astorino, who is widely expected to announce his challenge to Cuomo this week, and is badly trailing the Democratic governor in raising campaign cash.

In an email obtained by CapTon, Spano asks “friends” to join him at an April 3 “Hudson Valley for Cuomo Reception” at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown that will be co-hosted by his lobbying firm, Empire Strategic Planning.

Sheriff Andy needs his own Moreland Commission to investigate him.

Of course, the Moreland Commission was completely beholden to Cuomo, so they took not one look at any criminal and/or unethical activity emanating from the executive branch in Albany.

That's why Cuomo gets away with using a felon to raise campaign funds for him.


  1. King Cuomo also replaced the resigned head of the Moreland commission with his own puppet.

    1. Apparently she resigned because there was too much meddling from the governor's office. I'm going to go at that story later. So many Cuomo corruption stories, so little time. I'll tell you one thing - he's pissed off so many people that when he does get his, it's going to be something...