Eric Schneiderman


Lawmakers Begin Task of Replacing Disgraced Schneiderman

New York lawmakers on Tuesday began the task of selecting the state’s next attorney general, hours after two-term Democrat Eric Schneiderman’s stunning downfall. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said after a…

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Manhattan Lawyer Launches GOP Campaign for Attorney General

A Manhattan attorney specializing in Wall Street compliance and regulation launched his campaign Monday for New York state attorney general as a Republican and Conservative candidate. Manny Alicandro officially announced…

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Upstate DA Arrested by AG Over Police Shooting

The state’s attorney general had an upstate district attorney arrested and arraigned on Friday for for his handling of a case against a police officer who fatally shot a man…

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Democratic AG’s Escalate Legal Fight Against Trump

The Trump resistance movement cheered when Democratic attorneys general in several states sued to block the president’s plan to bar travelers from some Muslim majority countries. But with far less…

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NYS Dems Hold Rally to Fight GOP Health-Care Bill

New York State’s top Democrats are teaming up to fight the GOP health-care bill. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and…

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NYS Seeks to Intervene in NYC Voter-Purge Suit

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office will seek to intervene in a lawsuit accusing New York City election officials of mishandling an effort to purge outdated…

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NY AG Teaches How To Disobey Federal Immigration Law

The state’s attorney general on Thursday issued guidance to local governments on how they can disobey federal immigration laws under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a Democrat,…

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Citing Complaints, NY Prosecutor Wants Voting Rules Changed

Unprecedented complaints about New York’s presidential primary show the need for big changes to state voting rules, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday, before announcing proposals to authorize automatic…

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