Ex-Bridgeport Mayor Ganim sits down with News 12

Former Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim sat down with News 12 Connecticut for the first time today after spending six years in federal prison for corruption.Ganim

BRIDGEPORT - Former Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim sat down with News 12 Connecticut for the first time today after spending six years in federal prison for corruption.

Ganim was convicted in 2003 on several counts of taking bribes in exchange for city contracts.

Now, Ganim says his two priorities are his family and getting his license to practice law back on track.

When asked if he would ever return to politics, he said "any way that I can be helpful to people here and around I look forward to doing it."

Ganim says he could have his law license again as early as August and is currently working as a paralegal at the family firm.

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