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Eliot Spitzer Deserves Some Credit for New York's Gay Marriage Victory

Asher Smith | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

Spitzer first pledged to fight for same-sex marriage legislation during his 2006 campaign. At the time, most prominent New York Democrats -- including Hillary Clinton and Chuck Schumer -- were unwilling to offer explicit endorsements of marriage equality.

The Hot Breath of Power: Interview With the Director of Client 9

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

This season, docs have become the star attraction of theatrical releases. Soaring above the others are Inside Job -- and now, virtually a companion piece, Alex Gibney's Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer.

HuffPost Review: Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Alex Gibney's film makes the case is that, while Spitzer absolutely did the things he admitted, he was the target of right-wing-powered federal investigations into relatively minor tax infractions.

Live From the Toronto Film Festival: Saturday, Sept. 11

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The most persistent feeling one has at a big event like the Toronto International Film Festival -- other than the feeling of exhaustion -- is that you're somehow running behind.

New York WINNERS Of The Week (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York is full of winners... and of losers. Each week HuffPost New York will be praising those who ended up ahead and calling out those who fell be...

Joseph Bruno, Ex-New York Senate Leader, Gets 2 Years For Fraud

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Joseph Bruno, once one of the most powerful political figures in New York, was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison on two f...

What's Behind the "Honest Services" Decision?

James D. Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James D. Zirin

Rarely do U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ginsburg on the left and Scalia and Thomas on the right agree on anything, but on Thursday they did.

Triple Trouble: Convictions, Allegations For Top State Lawmakers In New York, Missouri And Georgia

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

It's been a rough month for leading state lawmakers. Former Missouri House Speaker Rod Jetton is facing with a felony complaint for an alleged assaul...

Joseph Bruno Guilty: Former New York Senate Leader Convicted Of Corruption

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A federal jury has convicted former New York Senate leader Joseph Bruno on two counts of corruption and acquitted him on five oth...

Joe Bruno Gets His, But Does It Matter?

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

If Bruno can go down for a term far beyond his possible lifespan, shouldn't that convince the rest of the lawmakers that it's time to straighten up and fly right?

Howard Bennett, Former Teamster, Testifies In Joe Bruno Corruption Trial

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A former Teamsters official testified that then New York state Sen. Joseph Bruno told him in 1994 that Wright Investors Service w...

Joe Bruno's Software Firm Wins $22 Million State Contract

Daily Intel | Jessica Pressler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

But the former State Senate majority leader had nothing to do with it, we're assured....

Same-Sex Marriage In New York: A Timeline Of Follies

New York Magazine | Jacob Gershman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On June 19, 2007, the New York State Assembly passed a bill to legalize gay marriage after a three-hour floor debate that ranged from apocalyptic to h...

Joseph Bruno, Former NY GOP Leader, Now Supports Gay Marriage

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(The Associated Press - NEW YORK) Former State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno said he now supports legalizing same-sex marriage, a change of hear...

Joe Bruno: Former New York State Senate Majority Leader Indicted

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York state's former Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno was indicted on Friday by a federal grand jury on corruption charges linked to his obtaini...