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  • Eliot Spitzer Ready to Jump Back Into Politics

    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer discusses his run for New York City comptroller and whether the public can trust him.

  • Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is mobbed by reporters while attempting to collect signatures to run for comptroller of New York City.

    The prostitution scandal that drove him from office will not weigh heavily on voters, Eliot Spitzer tells CNBC. He says voters will come to embrace his knowledge and experience.

  • Stringer: 'Spitzer Will Try to Buy This Office'

    Democratic candidate for New York City comptroller, Scott Stringer, discusses his campaign strategy with Bill Griffith and Kelly Evans. He feels it is a great opportunity to talk about issues facing New Yorkers.

  • Power Rundown: Largest & Fastest Yacht

    Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is running for New York Comptroller, and the world's largest yacht at 590 feet is now also the fastest. CNBC's Robert Frank and John Carney, discuss.

  • Eliot Spitzer and ex-madam Kristin Davis.

    Eliot Spitzer may think the past is in the past as he makes another run for public office, this time for New York City Comptroller, but his alleged madam Kristin Davis disagrees.

  • Morning Joe: Spitzer Wept

    In a live interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, now running for New York City comptroller, is asked how he has changed since he left office amid a prostitution scandal.

  • Should Wall Street Fear the Return of Spitzer?

    Five years after resigning in disgrace, former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is running for New York City Comptroller. Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law, discuss the return of the "Sheriff of Wall Street" could have on the markets.

  • Royal Dutch Shell Tops Fortune's 500 List

    Stephanie Mehta, Fortune Magazine, and Ben White, POLITICO, discusses which companies made Fortune's "Global 500" list of the world's largest companies, as China continues adding to the list.

  • Beyond Monday's Headlines: Spitzer's Comeback?

    Stephanie Mehta, Fortune Magazine, and Ben White, POLITICO, and share their thoughts on a possible political return of former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer; and more buzz about the Fed's future including Larry Summers.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- Last week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is the co-chairman of the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group- which President Obama formed earlier this year to investigate who was responsible for the misconduct that led to the financial crisis- filed a complaint against JPMorgan Chase.

  • ALBANY, N.Y.-- While New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman alleges massive fraud in mortgage-backed securities in a lawsuit filed this week, he's not criminally prosecuting anyone. The civil suit claims misconduct by Bear Stearns& Co. in 2006-2007 cost investors $22.5 billion in losses and left them holding an additional $30 billion in bad loans.

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    The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday in a case that could change the way big banks are regulated.

  • Disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is working as a commercial real estate investor and has bought an office building just a block from the site of the infamous encounter with a high-class prostitute that led to his downfall.

  • Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is looking at a number of options to possibly invest in distressed real estate, but does not yet have a formal plan, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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    Gov. Eliot Spitzer's resignation was cheered by some power brokers on Wall Street, who resented what they onsidered his heavy-handed and self-righteous ways.

  • 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.

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    The prostitution scandal involving New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer lays bare some of the inner workings of modern-day sex work: text messaging to clock in the client, electronic fund transfers, a Web site featuring color photos, prices and rankings.

  • Elliot Spitzer

    Eliot Spitzer resigned as governor of New York after being implicated in a prostitution ring. He  will be succeeded by Lt. Gov. David Paterson.

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    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.

  • 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.