A federal judge has declared a mistrial for a state senator and a former Queens Republican leader.
A New York City councilman has opted to go forward with his trial.
Federal Judge Kenneth Karas declared the mistrial Tuesday for state Sen. Malcolm Smith and ex-GOP leader Vincent Tabone. Their retrial is scheduled to start Jan. 5, 2015.
Former New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran is due back in court next week.