Former New York Senator Dean Skelos

Photos of Dean Skelos, the former Senate Republican majority leader from Rockville Centre, who was convicted along with his son Adam on eight federal corruption counts on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. The decisive verdict in the corruption trial ended the career of one of New York’s and Nassau County’s most influential politicians in scandal. Skelos resigned as Senate majority leader in May 2015 after federal prosecutors charged him and his son, and automatically lost his Senate seat with his conviction.

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