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Embattled Assemblyman Vito Lopez to resign, will run for city council

Democratic State Assemblyman Vito Lopez has announced that he will resign at the end of the current legislative session amid a sexual harassment scandal, but says he will continue with plans to run for the New York City Council.

Lopez says he will step down on June 20.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that Lopez should either resign or be expelled from the legislature.

The 71-year-old Brooklyn power broker was the subject of two scathing reports from the state’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics earlier this week.

Lopez has not faced any criminal charges.

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