Sheldon Silver Must Resign as He Faces Charges, Lawmakers Say

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Sheldon Silver, a Democrat and speaker of the New York State Assembly, makes a statement during a news conference in Albany, New York, U.S., on Wednesday, March 12, 2008.

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Fellow members of New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s majority Democratic party said he should resign as he fights federal corruption charges.

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