New York State The 63-year-old had prostate cancer. He was convicted of lying to the FBI last July, but did not receive prison time because of of his prognosis and time left to live. Instead he received home confinment and probation. Updated 06:13 PM
A judge sentenced former State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to 12 years in prison Tuesday on his federal corruption conviction.
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Federal prosecutors had sought more than 14 years for Silver, a record for an ex-elected official in New York. Capital Tonight's Liz Benjamin has analysis of Tuesday's sentencing.
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