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Not Too Big to Jail: Why Eliot Spitzer Is Wall Street's Worst Nightmare

Ellen Brown | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Ellen Brown

We need a mass movement, coordinated action, and leaders who can organize it. Eliot Spitzer is one of the few people in a position to play that role who have the experience, vision and courage to carry it through

Second Chances for Everyone!

Steve Young | Posted 09.21.2013 | Comedy
Steve Young

Whether they've transgressed with prostitutes, mistresses or tweets, this testosterone-driven trio has realized that we are a forgiving lot. Makes one wonder why so many of history's lowlifes didn't attempt to jump on the apologize-and-give-me-a-second chance bandwagon.

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...

Weiner Spitzel to Join Strauss-Kahn?

Francis Levy | Posted 09.17.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Calling all discredited occupiers of public office! A Times piece reported "Rosneft, the Russian state oil company, has given Mr. Strauss-Kahn a posit...

In New York: Spitzer Returns

Richard Brodsky | Posted 09.11.2013 | New York
Richard Brodsky

Eliot Spitzer's sudden political re-emergence, as a candidate for Comptroller of New York City, is an exercise in redemption, or farce. Take your pick.

Michael McAuliff

Rudy Giuliani Chuckles At Weiner, Spitzer (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Yorkers won't elect Eliot Spitzer or Anthony Weiner to anything, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani declared Wednesday when HuffPost asked h...

Eliot Spitzer: 'I Think The Mob Learned From Wall Street'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business

Eliot Spitzer thinks that bankers are the ultimate thugs. "I think the mob learned from Wall Street, not vice versa," Spitzer said on his Current T...

CNN Cancels Spitzer, Shakes Up Lineup

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media

CNN has canceled "In the Arena," the 8PM show hosted by Eliot Spitzer, as part of a shake-up of its evening schedule. In its place, the network wil...

An American Woman Expat's View on Strauss-Kahn

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Vivian Norris

A real man can control himself and a real woman knows her own power does not come from being seductive. But until adults start acting like adults and the Machiavellian nonsense behind the scenes stops, we are going to keep heading in the wrong direction.

Mayor Spitzer?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Just when you've gotten used to Eliot Spitzer as a media pundit, you hear something like this: that former New York governor Eliot Spitzer is toying w...

Spitzer Documentary Director: 'Ashley Dupré Didn't Matter That Much'

NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Director Alex Gibney made it clear Monday evening at a screening of his documentary about the Elliot Spitzer sex scandal, "Client 9," the IFC Center: ...

Alex Gibney on Client 9, Spitzer, Dupree, Harry Potter, etc. (VIDEO)

Liz Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Liz Glover

Cross posted at Wonkette....

Harvard Club Rejects Spitzer's Application

nytimes.com | SEWELL CHAN and NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In his emergence from political disgrace, Eliot Spitzer has played multiple roles: political commentator, financial columnist, college professor, and,...

Andrew Breitbart Opens Up About O'Keefe and Sherrod (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shira Lazar

Andrew Brietbart is known for being a lightning rod for controversy. The conservative blogger and founder is never one to pull punches on divisive political topics ranging from Shirley Sherrod to James O'Keefe.

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington & Matalin: On Kagan, Gay Marriage, Birthers, Spitzer

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpg Prodded by host Mark Green, the women would have both voted to confirm Kagan but they split sharply on whether today's Birthers are no worse than W's detractors were. The women, however, agreed that Spitzer was terrific.

Eliot Spitzer Won't Rule Out Return To Politics: 'I've Never Said I Would Never Consider Running For Office Again'

Fortune | Peter Elkind | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Spitzer writes a twice-monthly column for Slate, excoriating Democrats and Republicans alike, and teaches a class at City College. He says he is "lovi...

Wall Street Blackjack Player Busts, Busted, and Barred

Bill Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Singer

They do quite a bit of surveillance at most casinos. Frankly, those paid to watch the games of chance do a better job than those paid to watch our stock markets. Take this recent case.

No More Funds for Philanderers

Myriam Miedzian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Myriam Miedzian

Democrats cheat on their wives with girlfriends or prostitutes, while Republicans tend to be on the more seedy side. Are some politicians driven to the risk inherent in illicit sex?

Eliot Spitzer: "The Team of Geithner and Summers Is an Abject Failure"

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

Eliot Spitzer is back with a vengeance as he blasts Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Lawrence Summers, the director of Obama's economic council, calling the duo an "abject failure."

AIG Autopsy: Eliot Spitzer Calls For Investigation Like Swiss UBS

Huffington Post | Adam J. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Inquiring minds want to know ... where's the inquiry? Three prominent former prosecutors are calling for the government to make AIG release interna...

Send in the Clowns

Bill Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bill Cunningham

The coup and near counter-coup of a few renegade members have exposed the most "dysfunctional" state legislative body to editorial scorn and cartoon ridicule.

Sam Stein

Greenberg "Stunned" Same AIG Employees Still In Place, Blasts Bonuses

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Forced to retire from AIG in 2005 and still reportedly angry about his removal, Hank Greenberg offered what was, at times, a blistering testimony abou...

NEEDED: BLUE RIBBON FINANCIAL CRIMES PROBE

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Schechter

The role of shady, largely unreported, "off shore" institutions is slowly emerging as a component of a larger criminal schemes.

Sex, Spitzer, Derivatives: Using Our Outrage

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

In a galling demonstration of Washington's tangled priorities, leaders in both parties still refuse to tap Eliot Spitzer's expertise for policymaking and enforcement in the current crisis.

My 2008 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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Chris Weigant

Love her or hate her, you have to admit that John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin for the Republican ticket this year was without any doubt the boldest political tactic of the year.