Jeff Klein loves spending campaign cash on a good time

This GOP-loving Democratic state senator is the life of the party! When it comes to raising and spending campaign dollars and living large nobody does it better than Jeff Klein of The Bronx, who heads the eight member Independent Democratic Conference that has been allied with Republicans in running

Women come out in support of Klein amid forcible kissing claims

It didn’t work for grabby lawmakers John Conyers or Al Franken, but Bronx state Sen. Jeff Klein hopes that support from women who know him could protect him from any fallout over an accusation of forcible kissing. A group of 23 women — including business owners, community activists and

Klein accuser spoke up to expose ‘Albany’s worst-kept secret’

A former staffer who accused Bronx state Sen. Jeff Klein of sticking his tongue down her throat her said she went public to expose “Albany’s worst-kept secret.” “He tried to use his power over me,” Erica Vladimer said in an NY1 interview Thursday night. Klein has declined her claims that

NY Senate won’t probe Jeff Klein over alleged misconduct

The state Senate will not conduct an investigation into allegations Sen. Jeff Klein forcibly shoved his tongue down a young staffer’s throat, because the woman never filed a complaint, Minority Leader John Flanagan announced Thursday. “At this point, this is an allegation in which no formal complaint was ever

Dan Loeb apologizes for racially charged Facebook post

Billionaire Dan Loeb is apologizing for racially charged remarks he made this week while blasting a New York politician in a Facebook post. The activist investor, who runs the $17 billion hedge fund Third Point, insinuated that New York state Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins — who is black — has done more

Dem lawmaker spent $40K of campaign funds on food

State Sen. Jeff Klein, who heads the Independent Democratic Conference, spent $144,071 from his campaign account over the last 6 months — and $40,000 went for food. Klein charged equally for the big – like a $27,743 tab at the steakhouse in Yankee Stadium for a fundraiser – and the small,