Skelos en Union "certain" Democrats will control Albany <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The influential labor union 32BJ SEIU endorsed State Senator Jeff Klein Thursday. The endorsement is the latest in a series of moves that stands to put Democrats back in charge of Albany.</span></p><p>After Democrats appeared to win control of the State Senate in 2010 Klein stopped caucusing with them and started the breakaway Independent Democratic Conference which aligns itself with Republicans.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:18:55 +0000 Charles Lane 20103 at Union "certain" Democrats will control Albany GOP leader: NY Assembly Democrats' sexual scandals will be a 2104 campaign issue <p>The New York Assembly Republican leader says the on going sexual harassment scandals involving Democrats in the State Assembly will be a campaign issue in 2014. The GOP leader stops short of calling for the resignation of Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.</p><p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:47:14 +0000 Karen DeWitt 2923 at