Eliot Spitzer

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Eliot Spitzer

An American politician. As attorney general of New York, he was known for prosecuting white collar crime, particularly securities fraud and other crimes related to the financial sector. He served as governor of New York in 2007 and 2008. Spitzer was born in 1959.
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Former New York Governor Spitzer initially went on the air with CNN in a program called "Parker Spitzer." He shared airtime in that program with co-host Kathleen Parker.
Greenberg, it will be recalled, was vilified in the media as a consequence of a media trial imposed upon him by former Attorney General and later Governor Spitzer. The vindication has come for Mr.
Although is was widely know that former Governor Spitzer had made many enemies, few would have predicted the speed or method of his downfall.
Hillary could not have been pleased to be in all the TV stand-by-your-man features, or to hear David Letterman's Spitzer Top Ten list which included, "I thought Bill Clinton legalized this years ago."Lyndon Johnson once observed that the two things that make politicians more stupid than anything else are sex and envy.Even as Governor Spitzer struggled with the sex story on Tuesday, the Clinton campaign struggled with the envy story.Geraldine Ferraro, who helped Walter Mondale lose 49 states in 1984, was clearly stung at what she considered Obama's easy rise to celebrity and electoral success.
This park renewal is part of Governor Spitzer's 2008-09 budget plans to help renew community areas, and fields.
Rather than wait for the New York State Assembly and Senate to reenact legislation previously vetoed by former Governor Pataki in 2006, Governor Spitzer used the prerogative of the executive order to cut through many Gordian knots.
In October, Governor Spitzer and DEC Commissioner Pete Grannis traveled to Lisbon, Portugal with representatives from California and New Jersey to sign a declaration of cooperation with members of the European Union (EU) and other countries to establish a pathway for a future worldwide emissions trading system.
"But after Senator Chris Dodd disagreed, calling a license a 'privilege' not a right, she broke in a moment later to clarify: 'I just want to add, I did not say that it should be done, but I certainly recognize why Governor Spitzer is trying to do it.' This prompted Mr.
According to a statement from Governor Spitzer, Silverstein Properties and the insurance companies have signed agreements that will keep the exact amounts paid by each company undisclosed, but the total for all seven companies is $2 billion.
The funding is included in Governor Spitzer's 2008-09 State Budget and is contingent on the State Legislature approving the appropriation.
Governor Spitzer's upstate revitalization plan is a sign that Senate Democrats are not preaching in vain when it comes to the challenges of upstate economic development.
As Special Counsel in the New York State Insurance Department, Weiss played a critical role in the planning and formation of the three agency [Insurance, WCB and State Insurance Fund (SIF)] task force, formed by Governor Spitzer in March of 2007 and charged with the daunting task of implementing the sweeping reforms contained the legislation.
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