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Former NY Congressman Draws Prison Sentence for Tax Evasion

A former U.S. congressman from New York was sentenced Friday to eight months in prison for tax evasion. Michael Grimm, a Republican who represented the New York City borough of Staten Island, pleaded guilty last year of filing a false tax return. A Brooklyn court judge said Grimm's "moral compass" needed adjustment. Prosecutors had sought at least two years behind bars, while defense lawyers called on the judge not to impose prison time, saying Grimm's crime was an...

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