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Published April 03, 2013, 09:21 AM

Lawmaker accused of bribes in NYC mayor race plot

NEW YORK (AP) — For the politically ambitious, running as a Republican is sometimes the best way a Democrat can increase his electoral odds in New York City's crowded mayoral race. Now, a federal prosecutor says one Democratic state lawmaker went too far by offering GOP bosses bribes in order to get on their ballot.

By: LARRY NEUMEISTER,Associated Press MEGHAN BARR,Associated Press, Associated Press

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