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Scott Stringer

1.2 Million New Yorkers Could Get A Much-Needed Raise

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business

Everyone knows New York City is one of the most expensive cities in the U.S. But did you know its inflation-adjusted minimum wage ranks among the lowe...

Christopher Mathias

NYC Is Even More Unaffordable Than You Think, In 6 Charts

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.25.2014 | Business

We knew it was bad, but not this bad. Rents in New York City have skyrocketed over the past decade while New Yorkers' incomes have fallen, creatin...

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...

EXIT POLL: Spitzer Trailing Stringer

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 11.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer won the Democratic primary for comptroller Tuesday night, ending disgraced ex-Gov. Eliot S...

Spitzer, Stringer In Tight Race

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 11.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Scandal-dented ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer and rival Scott Stringer charged through a last day of campaigning Monday before the Democratic ...

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 ...

POLL: Spitzer, Stringer In Dead Heat

Posted 09.04.2013 | New York

With less than a week left before election day, the race for the Democratic nomination for New York City comptroller, is "too close to call." The l...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Has BIG Lead ... Or Does He?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.30.2013 | New York

A new poll showing Eliot Spitzer with a sizable lead over Scott Stringer in the New York City comptroller’s race conflicts with two other polls rele...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Race For NYC Comptroller Narrows Dramatically

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.29.2013 | New York

With less than two weeks till New York City's primary elections, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer has gained significant ground in the Democ...

Joy Resmovits

Eliot Spitzer Wants To Audit Standardized Testing

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Two weeks before the New York City primary, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) plans to wade into the complicated world of education p...

Michael McLaughlin

EXCLUSIVE: Stringer Didn't Pay Taxes On Failed Bar For Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Scott Stringer, a candidate for New York City comptroller, and his friends failed to pay more than $6,000 in taxes and fines for 10 years ...

Michael McLaughlin

Exclusive: Stringer Proposes IT Czar To Save Billions On Tech Projects

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.28.2013 | New York

To avoid the inflated budgets that have cost city taxpayers hundreds of millions on tech projects in recent years, New York City comptroller candidate...

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...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Ally Backtracks And Endorses Comptroller Rival

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Former New York Gov. David Paterson on Tuesday cleared up his awkward endorsement of Scott Stringer in the New York City comptroller campa...

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...

Fiery Exchanges Dominate NYC Comptroller Debate

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A contentious decision to allow Mayor Michael Bloomberg to run for a third term was the hot-button topic Monday in a debate for the powerf...

WATCH: Weiner Scoffs At Spitzer Question

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

New York City Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner (D) dismissed a question Monday involving New York City Comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer and his 200...

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 ...

A Common Enemy

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 09.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Business leaders, women's groups and labor unions have joined forces in an effort to convince voters that former governor Eliot Spitz...

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...

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...

Why Spitzer vs. Stringer Is Important

Tom Allon | Posted 09.21.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

New York City's Chief Financial Officer, or the Comptroller, is arguably the second most important elected office in city government, and he will likely become even more important and powerful in 2014.

Get Ready to Call Eliot Spitzer City Comptroller

Dominic Carter | Posted 09.18.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

"Are there more prostitutes involved?" I asked. Spitzer: "No, no, and..." I cut him off and followed up with, "Only one?" That was the only time he seemed to be caught off guard.

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...