Mall developer Robert Congel (foreground) and Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll.
Mall developer Robert Congel (foreground) and Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll. Dennis Nett / Syracuse Post-Standard
Mall developer Robert Congel (foreground) and Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll. Dennis Nett / Syracuse Post-Standard

How a New York developer curried favors from Alaska congressman

November 11, 2007 7:00 AM