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From AG Andrew Cuomo's spokesman John Milgrim:

 "The Office of the Attorney General is prepared to defend the Senate's decision to expel Hiram Monserrate."

From the Monserrate camp:

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"Hiram Monserrate and his attorneys Norman Siegel and Steve Hyman will hold a press conference (Thursday) to announce the filing in federal court of a civil rights lawsuit challenging the constitutionality and legality of the expulsion of Senator Monserrate from the New York State Senate."