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08/14/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Eliot Spitzer Radio Show Rejected, In Negotiations With CNN: NYMag

Eliot Spitzer has never been one to sell himself short -- and that seems to be true in his nascent media career as well. He's currently in negotiations with CNN over filling Campbell Brown's 8 p.m. slot, according to people close to the negotiations on both sides, but talks are still fluid and there's no guarantee that a deal is going to be reached. And Spitzer has been known to overplay his end. A few months ago, he requested a meeting with Laurie Cantillo, programming director of WABC Radio, which is home to Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. "I agreed to meet with him as a courtesy to the former governor," Cantillo told me. "We had one meeting. I think he had it in his mind he would host. That was not our interest."

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