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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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?”
Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer met with voters in Union Square on Monday to launch his comeback attempt.
Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is has decided to seek the nomination for city comptroller, according to multiple published reports.
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.
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.”
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.