iOS app Android app

Eliot Spitzer Comptroller

Michael McLaughlin

DEFEATED

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.11.2013 | New York

In a stunning rebuke, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer lost his bid to become the Democratic nominee for city comptroller. Poll results Tuesday n...

Mark Blumenthal

Final NYC Mayoral Polls Confirm Bill De Blasio's Lead

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

The final round of polls in New York City's mayoral race confirm a dominant front runner in Public Advocate Bill de Blasio but leave much uncertainty ...

WATCH: Spitzer Will Work For A Dollar A Year

Posted 08.22.2013 | New York

Eliot Spitzer said he'll work as New York City comptroller for only $1 a year--the same salary as Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Spitzer was asked Thurs...

Ex-Governor Stumps For Stringer, Half-Way

Newsday | Matthew Chayes | Posted 10.19.2013 | New York

Former Gov. David Paterson refused to criticize his old boss Eliot Spitzer while campaigning Monday morning for Spitzer's rival -- and his endorsement...

PHOTO: Paper Endorses Spitzer's Opponent

Posted 08.17.2013 | New York

The New York Post endorsed Scott Stringer on Saturday for New York City comptroller by pillorying his opponent, former New York governor Eliot Spitzer...

Spitzer Has Big Lead Over Rival

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer has a 19-point lead over Democratic primary rival Scott Stringer in the New York City comptroller's race, according...

Anthony, Eliot Spitzer Embarrassing To New York City, Poll Finds

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — A new poll shows that most New Yorkers watching Anthony Weiner (WEE'-nur) and Eliot Spitzer in political races dominated by sex scand...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer, Stringer Race Gets Even Uglier With First Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.09.2013 | New York

The harsh campaign between Democrats Eliot Spitzer and Scott Stringer for New York City comptroller dove deeper into negative territory during their f...

Pastors Endorse Spitzer

Posted 08.08.2013 | New York

Eliot Spitzer gained an unlikely group of endorsees Thursday in his run for New York City comptroller: Dozens of city pastors, most of whom represent ...

NYC Comptroller Candidate Arrested For Selling Drugs

Posted 08.06.2013 | New York

A candidate for New York City comptroller was arrested Tuesday for selling prescription drugs. According to a criminal complaint, Kristin Davis, ...

WATCH: Blasio Slams Spitzer As 'A Child Of The Elite'

Posted 08.01.2013 | New York

During an appearance on HuffPost Live on Thursday, New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio weighed in on the city's comptroller race and critic...

A Common Enemy

The New York Times | Posted 07.30.2013 | New York

Alarmed by Eliot Spitzer’s momentum in his unexpected bid to win citywide office, an unlikely coalition of business leaders, women’s groups and la...

Eliot Spitzer: I Would Have Fired Anthony Weiner For His 'Improper' Behavior

The Huffington Post | Katherine Burkhart | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D), who resigned from office due to a sex scandal, came down hard on former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) on Monday...

Spitzer's New Ad Explains How He 'Failed Big Time'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

Two weeks after announcing he was running for New York City Comptroller, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) released an ad on Monday, stressing ho...

How New Yorkers REALLY Feel About Sex Scandals

Posted 09.21.2013 | Comedy

Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer are the central figures of two of the last decade's biggest political sex scandals. What's more, they're both staging...

Colbert To Spitzer: 'This Ain't Charlie Rose, Motherf**ker'

Posted 07.19.2013 | Comedy

It's been a rough day on TV for former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer. The candidate for New York City comptroller was first grilled by Jake Tapper f...

WATCH: CNN Host DESTROYS Spitzer

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.17.2013 | Media

Jake Tapper gave Eliot Spitzer a very rough time on Thursday, aggressively questioning the newly resurfaced political candidate about his checkered pa...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Allows A Peek At His Wealth

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Eliot Spitzer released parts of his federal tax returns for the last two years on Wednesday, but withheld significant portions that would...

WATCH: Eliot Spitzer Considers Himself A Feminist

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 07.16.2013 | New York

In spite of his past indiscretions, disgraced ex-New York Governor Eliot Spitzer says he's a feminist. Spitzer, who resigned from office in 2008 ov...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Blasted Romney On Tax Returns, But Won't Release His Own

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The race for New York City comptroller turned into a small-scale reenactment of the 2012 presidential campaign as Eliot Spitzer's opponent...

Great News For Spitzer, Weiner

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.22.2013 | New York

A new poll conducted by Quinnipiac Univeresity shows Eliot Spitzer maintaing a firm lead in the Democratic primary for New York City comptroller. ...

Quinn Is Not A Fan Of Weiner, Spitzer

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.15.2013 | New York

Christine Quinn took a swipe at Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, saying their campaigns have added a "Kardashian-like atmosphere” to New York City ...

Eliot Spitzer Awkwardly Confronts His 'SNL' Impersonator

Posted 07.15.2013 | Comedy

Eliot Spitzer's incredibly awkward Leno interview on Friday made headlines for its palpable awkwardness, but before Jay asked him how he could be so s...

Spitzer and the Future of the Sex Scandal as We Know It

Michael Smerconish | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics
Michael Smerconish

There might be more at stake in the race for comptroller of New York City than the future of former Gov. Eliot Spitzer. This could be a final referendum on the sex scandal as we know it, and a reboot on the level of intrusion into the private lives of public servants.

PHOTO: NY Mag's Weiner, Spitzer Cover Is FREAKY

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

New York magazine readers were in for a treat, or shock, with the title's latest cover. In light of former Gov. Eliot Spitzer entering New York Ci...