Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D) on Friday was sentenced to seven years in prison for public corruption.
The sentence comes after his initial conviction and 12-year sentence in 2015 was thrown out by an appeals court.
Silver, a former top ally of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), faced up to 130 years in prison after being convicted of seven counts of federal corruption in May.
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