Eliot Spitzer resigned as governor of New York after being implicated in a prostitution ring. He will be succeeded by Lt. Gov. David Paterson.
With the resignation of Eliot Spitzer, Lt. Governor David A. Paterson will become New York's first African-American governor and the first-ever legally blind governor in U.S. history.
The criminal investigation that discovered Governor Eliot Spitzer's tryst began last year in a nondescript office building opposite a Dunkin’ Donuts on Long Island, according to law enforcement officials.
New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, once known as the Sheriff of Wall Street, has been linked to a high-priced prostitution ring. The allegations have rocked New York, and Wall Street in particular.
The latest in the Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal, with Walter Pagano, a former IRS agent; Wilmer Parker, a white-collar criminal defense attorney; and CNBC's Scott Cohn
New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is under intense pressure to resign, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera
New York Governor Eliot Spitzer apologized today to his family and the public after reports linked him to a high-priced prostitution ring. CNBC's Larry Kudlow and his panel take a closer look.
The law that Eliot Spitzer used to catch money launderers apparently has him on the verge of resignation, with Harvey Pitt, former SEC chairman and CNBC's David Faber