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  • David Paterson

    If Eliot Spitzer resigns, he would be succeeded by Lt. Governor David A. Paterson, who would become New York's first African-American governor and the first who is legally blind.

  • Eliot Spitzer took office as New York's governor on the first day of 2007, with a record margin of victory. But his first year as governor was rocky and his reform-based platform hit early roadblocks.

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    Though Wall Street has been quick to judge the character failings of Gov. Eliot Spitzer following his alleged participation in a prostitution ring, the man’s record as a crime-fighter against Wall Street and Corporate America drew mixed reviews.

  • New York State Gov. Eliot Spitzer is joined by his wife Silda as he makes a statement to reporters during a news conference Monday, March 10, 2008 in New York. Spitzer has apologized to his family and the public, but did not elaborate on a bombshell report that he was involved in a prostitution ring. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    With pressure mounting to resign over a call-girl scandal, Gov. Eliot Spitzer found himself with few friends and lots of powerful enemies, many of whom regard him as a bully.

  • Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox said Tuesday that the SEC's agreement with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission brings the two regulatory bodies closer to integrating their responsibilities.

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    New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer faces pressure to resign on Tuesday as well as questions about whether he will be prosecuted for any crime after a report linked him to a high-class prostitution ring.

  • Depends on which direction you think the economy goes in 2008. Here's what Cramer said.

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    Stocks lost ground as oil reached another new high and Gov. Eliot Spitzer is accused in news reports of being involved with a prostitution ring. What's the word on the Street?

  • New York State Gov. Eliot Spitzer is joined by his wife Silda as he makes a statement to reporters during a news conference Monday, March 10, 2008 in New York. Spitzer has apologized to his family and the public, but did not elaborate on a bombshell report that he was involved in a prostitution ring. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Gov. Eliot Spitzer, accused of being involved in a prostitution ring, apologized in a hastily called news conference but did not resign.

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    The New York Times reports that Gov. Eliot Spitzer has informed his most senior administration officials that he had been involved in a prostitution ring.

  • It doesn't solve the real problem, the N.Y. governor said.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Maurice "Hank" Greenberg

    CNBC has learned that Maurice "Hank" Greenberg has received a subpoena from the SEC and will be giving his first deposition as part of the SEC’s continuing investigation into what role, if any, he played in alleged accounting improprieties at American International Group.

  • New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who rose to political prominence by uncovering wrongdoing on Wall Street, Tuesday proposed overhauling how the state oversees financial firms to reflect their consolidation.

  • A report released Monday answers accusations made more than a year ago by former New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, who is now the state's governor.