07/09/2013 09:20 am ET | Updated Jul 09, 2013

Eliot Spitzer Cries On 'Morning Joe' While Discussing 'Pain,' His Political Comeback (VIDEO)

During an appearance on "Morning Joe" Tuesday morning, former New York governor Eliot Spitzer appeared to tear up when discussing the "pain" he has endured since his prostitution scandal in 2008.

Mika Brzezinski asked Spitzer a series of heated questions, including how he has personally changed over the past five years.

Spitzer appeared choked up and answered, "A lot of pain. A lot of pain. You go through that pain, you change."

On Monday, Spitzer caused a media firestorm when it was announced he would be running for the New York City comptroller's office.

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