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Eliot Spitzer Prostitution

Former Prostitute Claims Rough Sex With Spitzer

| Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Murray Weiss MANHATTAN — Ex-prostitute Rebecca Woodard confessed in a tell-all book that she slept with Gov. Eliot Spitzer and also turned tri...

Exclusive: MAD Magazine on Spitzer and Weiner

Bryan Young | Posted 02.09.2014 | Comedy
Bryan Young

The usual gang of idiots over at MAD Magazine have once again set their sights on the dumbest things of the year. 2013 had quite a few dumb things take place in it and, as ever, MAD took aim at political absurdities.

Where Are the 'Bad' Girls?: Why More Female Politcians Engaged in Scandal Might Be a Good Thing

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

Until female politicians are engaged in scandal to the same extent as men and treated equally when their indignities are revealed, we cannot claim to have achieved parity in politics.

WATCH: A Brief History Of Weiner And Spitzer

Posted 07.31.2013 | New York

As Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer campaign for mayor and comptroller respectively, here's a brief video history of the scandals that led the two dis...

Spitzer: Wife Won't Join Me On Campaign Trail

AP | Posted 07.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Eliot Spitzer says his wife won't be accompanying him on the campaign trail for New York City comptroller, noting "she's got a career." T...

Power, Bad Behavior and Who We Are

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Mark Rubinstein

Is it worrisome that our federal government is paralyzed in partisan deadlock? Have we so little expectation of officeholders that we view politics as simply a sideshow; and if we vote at all, do we pull the lever based on nothing more than name recognition?

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...

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.

Spitzer: Prostitution Is Exploitative But I Could Not Control My Urges

Posted 07.10.2013 | New York

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (D), who was forced to resign from office in 2008 over a prostitution scandal but now plans to run for city com...

How Spitzer's Fall Showed He Deserves a Second Chance

Jim Sleeper | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

New Yorkers shouldn't sideline Spitzer.They (actually "We;" I'm a New York City voter) should give Spitzer a second chance at wielding power but keep him in harness.

WATCH: Spitzer Tears Up

Posted 07.09.2013 | New York

During an appearance on "Morning Joe" Tuesday morning, former New York governor Eliot Spitzer appeared to tear up when discussing the "pain" he has en...

PHOTOS: Spitzer Begins Run For Comptroller

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — First, Anthony Weiner vaulted back from an embarrassing sexting scandal to become a top mayoral contender. Now, Eliot Spitzer has spr...

One Of Spitzer's Opponents Is An Ex-Madam

Posted 07.08.2013 | New York

An ex-madam who claims to have supplied former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer with hookers is now Spitzer's opponent in the race to become NYC's next...

Welcome Back!

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media

Shortly after news broke Sunday night that disgraced former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer planned to enter the city's comptroller race, Capital New York...

Madam Mayor: The Fantastic Quest of "Manhattan Madam" Kristin Davis, Freedom Fighter

Christian Josi | Posted 03.30.2013 | New York
Christian Josi

With a surprisingly common-sense platform and a core of supporters not know for laziness, Kristin Davis is a force to be reckoned with. At the very least, she will be heard this time around -- starting now.

Brooklyn Boss's Sex Scandal Another New Low for New York

Dan Collins | Posted 10.27.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

We pay a lot in taxes in New York. If it's going to medical care for the poor, count me in. If it's going to hush up sexual harassment charges against Vito Lopez, I want a refund.

NYC's Madam Scandal Reveals Gender Bias

Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.16.2012 | New York
Nina Burleigh

New York's tabloids have been going crazy over the story of the "soccer mom Madam" who is alleged to have served up Eastern Europe's finest young exports to some of the richest men in America. But why are the women indicted, while the clients get off -- literally and figuratively?

What Is It With New York Politicians And Sex Scandals?

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 08.08.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Anthony Weiner's office says in a statement that he sent explicit photos of himself. A spokeswoman made the statement Wednesday as ...

So, What Did Eliot Spitzer Have To Say?

Posted 08.07.2011 | Media

Every cable news show covered the Anthony Weiner scandal on Monday, but perhaps no program had as big an elephant in its room as Eliot Spitzer's "In T...

Men Behaving Like Creeps: A Quiz

Richard B. Woodward | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Richard B. Woodward

Male politicians have never been celebrated for their fidelity to their wives or their general propriety with women. Thomas Jefferson was a founding father in more ways than one.

Ensign Scandal Reminds Us of the Double Standard Placed on Gays and Lesbians

Rupert Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rupert Russell

My issue here is not that we do not prosecute our politicians adequately but the double standard that is placed on heterosexual and homosexual relationships.

Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia G. Yerman

Director Alex Gibney's account is a story with a motley cast of characters that only a screenwriter could dream up. It is a political intrigue tale, missing only a definitive "Deep Throat" anchor.

Democratic Double Standards and the Sacrifice of Eliot Spitzer

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

When I turn on CNN to see Eliot Spitzer as a pundit, then look around at today's crop of gutless wonders currently leading the Democratic Party, the only people I see winning from keeping Spitzer out of public office is Republicans.

Eliot Spitzer's Perfect Storm of High Finance, Hubris, Hostility, and Hookers

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
George Heymont

A lot of politicians get caught with their pants around their ankles, but Spitzer was different.

Sex for Sale: Legalized Prostitution Hurts Human Trafficking Victims

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chelsea-Lyn Rudder

Whether or not anyone would willingly choose to prostitute themselves is a separate debate. To the extent that legitimized prostitution increases the demand for human trafficking, a contemporary form of slavery, it must be condemned.