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It was a ham-handed scheme straight out of an episode of "Law and Order." Federal prosecutors revealed on Monday that New York State Sen. Malcolm Smith, a Democrat, allegedly tried to bribe his way onto the New York City mayoral ballot-as a Republican. Envelopes stuffed with cash changed hands in hotel rooms and restaurants.
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