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Silver on Stadium: No Chance

More on today's screw-the-stadium press conference: Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver left little wiggle room in announcing his plans to vote no.

"Am I supposed to sell out the community I have fought for and I have represented?" Silver said. "Am I supposed to turn my back on Lower Manhattan?"
He added that he would not support the plan even if the city is award the 2012 Olympics. And then he kicked the Mayor in the ribs.
· Lawmaker Vows Veto, Appearing to End Chances for Stadium [NYTimes]