Tag Archives: Eliot Spitzer

NEW YORK CITY: Eliot Spitzer Slams Scott Stringer Over 1996 NAMBLA Vote

The campaign for New York City comptroller took an especially ugly turn yesterday when the lawyer for former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer slammed rival candidate Scott Stringer for a 1996 vote Stringer made as a state assemblyman against the revocation of NAMBLA’s non-profit status. According to the New York Daily News, NAMBLA registered with the state under the name …

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Dead Heat In NYC Comptroller Race

In more surprising polling news, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer has wiped out former Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s big lead in the race for NYC comptroller. The entire political and media world has jumped on Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s bandwagon, helping him poll-vault from 19 points down to dead even in just two weeks,” said Maurice Carroll, director of the …

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New Wall Street Journal-NBC Poll

From the Wall Street Journal: With nine candidates on the Democratic primary ballot, there is next to no chance anyone will win the contest outright, and so the top candidates have focused their efforts on securing a spot in the runoff. While Ms. Quinn has spent most of the race as the front-runner, the poll showed she will be the …

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Spitzer Leads NYC Comptroller Poll

Last night, twenty minutes before the 11PM deadline, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer turned in nearly ten times the required petition signatures to make the ballot for New York City comptroller. Primarily on the strength of his name recognition (for better or worse) he’s already leading in a favorability poll against Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer. In the new …

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Today’s New York Post

This morning I mentioned that former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer will be running for city comptroller. Not mentioned in my first post on this news is that one of Spitzer’s opponents will be Kristin Davis, the madam that claims to have provided “Client Number Nine” with some of his hookers. “I’ve been waiting for my day to face [Spitzer] …

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Spitzer: I’m Running For NYC Comptroller

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who resigned in 2008 while in the midst of a prostitution scandal, has announced his candidacy for New York City comptroller. Spitzer, 54, sounding restless after an unwelcome hiatus from government, said he had re-envisioned the often-overlooked office and yearned to resurrect the kind of aggressive role he played as New York State’s attorney …

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Quote Of The Day – Kristin Davis

“Why should the only woman running for state office be excluded? The debate shouldn’t be a boys only club. Excluding blacks and women just because we lack access to huge special interest campaign contributions is just wrong. I favor letting all legal candidates debate. I earned my place on the ballot by filing over 22,000 valid voter signatures. I am …

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Eliot Spitzer Lands CNN Gig

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who in 2008 dragged his scowling wife before the cameras to resign in a prostitution scandal, has been hired to host a new primetime show on CNN. CNN announced Wednesday that it had hired former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer and conservative columnist Kathleen Parker to helm a new point-counterpoint show in the key …

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Harold Ford Pleads His Case

After charges of flip-flopping and carpetbagging rained down on him yesterday, today former Tennessee Rep. Harold Ford (D) took to the op-ed pages of the New York Post to bolster his cause to unseat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. I am pro-choice — have always been since I entered politics almost 15 years ago. My cumulative grade with NARAL during 10 years …

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Ask Ashley

Ashely Dupree, the hooker at the center of former NY Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s downfall, has been given a weekly sex advice column in the New York Post. In a video announcing her new job posted by the paper, she dons office wear and glasses to explain her new advisory position in between posing for a photo shoot. “I used to …

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Say It Ain’t Ho!

The New York Post delivers one of its typically classic headlines today as speculation about the return of Eliot Spitzer to statewide office heats up. Less than 18 months after he left Albany in a prostitution scandal, Spitzer has held informal discussions in recent weeks about the possibility of making a bid for state comptroller or the US Senate seat …

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Spitzer On Prostitution

Disgraced former NY Gov. Eliot Spitzer doesn’t think he’s the right person to ask if prostitution should be legalized. Oh, come on. Who else to ask but a person who both relentlessly prosecuted organized prostitution AND patronized it?

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Spitzer 2010. Seriously.

Disgraced former NY Gov. Eliot Spitzer is reportedly planning on running for state Attorney General in 2010 when current AG Andrew Cuomo runs for governor. Seriously. Spitzer: “My record as governor was disappointing, but the voters will remember my excellent two terms as attorney general.” By “disappointing” he means “hookers, wire fraud, Troopergate, Ashley Dupree.”

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Was Wall Street Behind Spitzer’s Downfall?

The Sunday Times is speculating that Eliot Spitzer’s downfall might have been orchestrated by Wall Street bankers angry with Spitzer’s vigorous pursuit of white-collar criminals. Both of the banks that reported Spitzer’s money transfers (which proved to be payments to the Emperors VIP Club) had been the subject of investigations by Spitzer’s office. When the case against the one man …

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America’s Next Top Ho Model

Eliot Spitzer’s last hooker hook-up, would-be pop star Ashley Dupre’, is turning into quite the media darling. Her MySpace page has had millions of hits, her name is now in Google’s top-searched list, and she’s had offers from Hustler, Penthouse, and Playboy. Dupre’s rushed-out single, Move Ya Body, is already getting nonstop play on NYC radio. You can preview the …

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