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Scott Stringer, City Comptroller. (file/credit: Twitter/Scott Stringer)

Gillibrand, Women’s Groups Back Scott Stringer In NYC Comptroller’s Race

Gillibrand, who rarely endorses in a Democratic primary, said on Monday that Stringer is “clearly the best choice” for the financial watchdog position. She singled out Stringer’s “temperament and judgment,” praise that was likely a swipe at the former New York governor’s track record.

07/22/2013

Former Congressman Anthony Wiener Announces NYC Mayoral Bid Via Online Video

Role Of NYC Political Wives Scrutinized As Spitzer, Weiner Attempt Return To Office

The return of Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner to New York City politics is shining a spotlight on those most hurt by their previous scandals: their wives.

07/20/2013

Eliot Spitzer attends the Huffington Post 2010 'Game Changers' event at Skylight Studio on October 28, 2010 in New York, City. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Weiner, Spitzer Need To Thank African-American Voters For Their Poll Position

The so-called “tabloid twins” — Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer — are number one in the polls in their respective races. And it’s support from African American voters that has lifted them up.

07/16/2013

Anthony Weiner (credit: CBS 2)/Eliot Spitzer (credit:  Kris Connor/Getty Images for Dish Network)

Poll: Weiner, Spitzer Leading Challengers In NYC Democratic Primaries

Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 amid a texting scandal. He was caught sending racy pictures and messages to women who were not his wife. Spitzer resigned as governor amid a 2008 prostitution scandal.

07/15/2013

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (file / credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Eliot Spitzer Doles Out Advice In New Book As Campaign Kicks Off

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has decided to offer life advice in the form of a new book as he kicks off his campaign for City Comptroller.

07/13/2013

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, now running for NYC comptroller. (credit: CBS 2)

Candidate Spitzer Discusses Comeback Hopes In Late-Night Appearance

The disgraced former governor assured his spot on the primary ballot for New York City Comptroller and Democratic opponent Scott Stringer has decided not to challenge the nominating petitions.

07/12/2013

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, now running for NYC comptroller. (credit: CBS 2)

Beaming Spitzer Claims He Recorded More Than 27,000 Signatures

The disgraced former governor stood outside the offices of the Board of Elections on Thursday night and revealed to a throng of reporters he had obtained more than enough signatures to get on the Democratic primary ballot.

07/11/2013

Former New York Governor David Paterson (file / credit: Steve Mack/Getty Images)

David Paterson ‘Stunned’ By Eliot Spitzer’s Run For New York City Comptroller

Former New York Gov. David Paterson said he was in “stunned disbelief” when he learned that his old boss, Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, had entered the race for New York City comptroller.

07/11/2013

NOW NYC President Sonia Ossorio speaks in front of City Hall in New York City - July 10, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Spitzer Blasts Democrats, Says Some Are Trying To Keep Him Off Comptroller’s Ballot

Eliot Spitzer has launched explosive allegations against his own party. The former New York governor claims a group of Democrats is trying to prevent him from getting on the ballot for city comptroller.

07/10/2013

City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn speaks at a campaign stop outside City Hall on July 9, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Quinn: Spitzer, Weiner Haven’t Earned Second Chance

“What have these two men done since their fall from grace to make it clear to women and men, for that matter, that their selfish, dishonest ways are behind them?”

07/09/2013

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (file / credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Spitzer Heckled, Asks Public For ‘Forgiveness’ In Bid For NYC Comptroller

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer met with voters in Union Square on Monday to launch his comeback attempt.

07/08/2013

Eliot Spitzer (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Reports: Spitzer Planning Run For City Comptroller

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is has decided to seek the nomination for city comptroller, according to multiple published reports.

07/07/2013

Street vendors protesting the installation of bike share racks at Liberty Street and Broadway - April 25, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Street Vendors Protest Citi Bike Racks In Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn

Nearly a dozen lower Broadway street vendors say they showed up to work on Monday only to find their corner at Liberty Street taken up by dozens of bike share racks.

04/25/2013

Ed Markey, Eliot Spitzer (credit: Getty Images)

Senate Hopeful Markey Defends Fundraiser Hosted By Eliot Spitzer

Massachusetts Republican Party Chairwoman Kirsten Hughes criticized the decision, saying Rep. Markey shouldn’t “rub elbows with a man best known for his solicitation of prostitutes.”

02/19/2013

Rep. Anthony Weiner announces his resignation - New York, NY - Jun 16, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Sound Off On Anthony Weiner’s Potential Political Comeback

Anthony Weiner may be making a political comeback — possibly even a run for mayor — but it appears that New Yorkers aren’t ready to get on his bandwagon anytime soon.

07/15/2012

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