Colby Hamilton

Bio: Colby Hamilton is a freelance reporter. He formerly wrote about politics for WNYC. You can follow him on Twitter: @bcolbyhamilton

Latest Articles:

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De Blasio swears in 28 judges, praising diversity

Mayor cites qualifications, desire to serve

6:02 a.m.

 
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Currie confirmed as acting U.S. attorney

With Attorney General Loretta Lynch sworn in on Monday, the top federal prosecutor job now falls to Currie, the office announced.

Apr. 27, 2015

 
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Gillibrand to push for national online voter registration

The U.S. Senator is set to introduce a bill that she says will expand the franchise to 100 million eligible voters.

Apr. 25, 2015

 
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Preet Bharara branches out

We “should assert with ever growing insistence that we want and need honest government"

Apr. 24, 2015

 
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Cuomo declines to endorse in Donovan-Gentile race

'I normally leave local races to the localities'

Apr. 24, 2015

 
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Capital’s Public Law Report: Replacing Loretta Lynch; Bharara ramps up against Silver, Skelos

Welcome to Capital’s Public Law Report, a weekly digest of news on courts and the law in New York.

Apr. 24, 2015

 
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Prosecutors target Silver’s investments

Former Assembly speaker made more than $750,000 from 'investments not available to the general public'

Apr. 23, 2015

 
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Bharara expands indictment against Silver

The former Assembly speaker is charged with a new count of making unlawful gains off money allegedly gained through extortion.

Apr. 23, 2015

 
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Gillibrand wants details on strike that killed U.S. hostage

Aid worker Warren Weinstein died in U.S. drone attack against suspected al-Qaeda camp in Pakistan

 

Apr. 23, 2015

 
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After long delay, Senate confirms Loretta Lynch

Ten Republicans vote to elevate N.Y. prosecutor

Apr. 23, 2015