It’s Best to Assume All Crooked New York Politicians Are Also Wearing a Wire

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Shirley Huntley, a former Queens state senator, is the second local politician in the last month to admit to cooperating with the FBI after getting caught in shady dealings. The 74-year-old faces up to two years in jail for embezzling nearly $90,000, but could catch a break for secretly recording nine other political insiders, including seven elected officials, only six of whom came out clean. Because this particular barrel is full of lying, cheating fish more than willing to shoot one another.