Stringer Wins Contest For New York City ComptrollerManhattan Borough President Scott Stringer was elected New York City comptroller Tuesday night, over five other candidates.
Report: Spitzer Seeks To Run For Office AgainFormer New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer lost his race for city comptroller to Scott Stringer last month, but a published report Wednesday said that does not mean he has any plans to end his political career.
Former Liu Associates Sentenced For Campaign Fundraising SchemeJia "Jenny'' Hou was sentenced to 10 months in prison and Xing "Oliver'' Wu Pan was sentenced to four months in prison and three years of probation.
New Poll Shows Stringer Ahead Of Spitzer In Comptroller RaceA new poll deemed the New York City comptroller showed Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer edging ahead of former Gov. Eliot Spitzer.
Poll: Spitzer Opens Up 19-Point Lead Over Stringer In Comptroller's RaceThe Quinnipiac University poll shows that among black voters, Spitzer leads Stringer by a three-to-one margin. The poll showed no gender gap.
Spitzer, Stringer Get Personal At Comptroller Candidates' DebateNew York City comptroller candidates Eliot Spitzer and Scott Stringer traded heated barbs Monday night in their second debate.
FBI: 'Manhattan Madam' Kristin Davis Charged With Selling Prescription PainkillersAccording to federal officials, Davis allegedly sold hundreds of pills, including oxycodone, for cash.
Spitzer Hits The Streets, Campaigns Outside Queens Subway StationFormer Gov. Eliot Spitzer has held his first official voter meet-and-greet since getting on the ballot for New York City comptroller.
Gillibrand, Women's Groups Back Scott Stringer In NYC Comptroller's RaceGillibrand, 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.
Bloomberg Hits City Comptroller With Lawsuit Over Rejected Homeless Shelter ContractsCity Comptroller John Liu this month rejected the $67.6 million contracts with Aguila Inc. for shelters in the South Bronx and in Manhattan. Bloomberg and the Department of Homeless Services filed the lawsuit last week. The suit says the comptroller is required by law to approve the contacts.
Poll: Weiner, Spitzer Leading Challengers In NYC Democratic PrimariesWeiner 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.