Stringer, Spitzer Tied in Race for Comptroller: Poll

Thursday, August 29, 2013

The race for city comptroller is heating up.



Spitzer Downsizes Image in Bid for NYC Comptroller

Thursday, August 29, 2013


Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is working to integrate his widespread name recognition and larger-than-life persona into his campaign for the more detail-oriented, smaller role of New York City comptroller.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Local Race Check-In

Monday, July 29, 2013

Over the weekend, mayoral candidate Bill Thompson gave a fiery speech about "Stop and Frisk" policy, comparing it to George Zimmerman's actions in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. Anthony Weiner spoke with the Staten Island Advance about his sexting scandal, and Christine Quinn appeared on Meet the Press. We check in on the local races with Ruby Cramerbuzzfeed reporter covering Weiner, Spitzer and other local candidates, and Azi Paybarah, political reporter from Capital New York.

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York ,

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Fact Check: Was Kristin Davis Eliot Spitzer's Madam?

Friday, July 12, 2013

Danny HakimNew York Times Albany bureau chief, clarifies what we know about whether there's any connection between convicted Madam and Comptroller candidate Kristin Davis and Eliot Spitzer.

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Open Phones: Did You Sign the Spitzer Petition?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Eliot Spitzer gave himself only a few days to get 3,750 people to sign the petition to get him on the ballot in the New York City Comptroller race. Were you approached by a Spitzer supporter and asked to sign the petition? Did you do it? Call us up and tell us about your interaction and how you made your decision about whether to sign. 212-433-9692

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The Takeaway

Alex Gibney on 'Client 9' and the Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

Friday, November 12, 2010

From 1999 to 2006 he was Attorney General of the state of New York. In 2006, he won his bid for the New York governorship by one of the largest margins in state history. But in the spring of 2008, his name was best known for its involvement with prostitution. A documentary about Eliot Spitzer's meteoric career in politics, called “Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer” is out in limited release now.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Nick Paumgarten on Eliot Spitzer

Friday, November 30, 2007

Nick Paumgarten on Eliot Spitzer's difficult first year as Governor of New York.