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Eliot Spitzer: Anthony Weiner should not be mayor of New York

The former New York governor, who resigned from office after a sex scandal of his own, also said he'd fire a government employee who engaged in behavior similar to Weiner's.Full story

Spitzer’s opponent says race has become a ‘two-ring circus’

NYC Comptroller hopeful Scott Stringer criticized his opponent, saying he believes voters should not "make the same mistake twice" in voting for him. Full story

Eliot Spitzer says he ‘failed, big time’ in new ad, asks for another shot

In the minute-long ad, Spitzer addresses the prostitution scandal that led to his eventual resignation as governor in 2008. Full story

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  Eliot Spitzer unveils new ad in race for NYC comptroller

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, D-N.Y., is in the race for NYC comptroller. He's just released a new ad playing up his failures as governor and why he deserves a second chance.

  Spitzer takes lead among women

Recent polls show Eliot Spitzer may be back in New York politics, and its women who are leading the votes. Mickey Carroll, Quinnipiac University Polling; and Kellyanne Conway, The Polling Company, discuss whether it surprises them Spitzer has so much f...

  It's official: Cordray confirmed as top consumer watchdog

Chris Hayes talks with former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer about the Senate's confirmation of a director for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as well as Spitzer's candidacy in the New York City comptroller's race.

  Scandal-ridden politicians take over NYC races

Democratic candidate for New York City Comptroller, Scott Stringer, joins MSNBC’s NOW, sounds off on the circus that has become of the New York City elections.

  Elliot Spitzer seeks laughs in run for office

On "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” disgraced former New York Gov. Elliot Spitzer tried to play it for laughs, which followed some serious apologies as he runs for New York City Comptroller, the Big Apple’s second-biggest job. NBC’s Mike Tiabbi reports.

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Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is seen in the view finder of a TV camera during a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York
Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is seen in the view finder of a TV camera during a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is seen in the view finder of a TV camera during a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York, July 30, 2013. Spitzer, who is attempting a political comeback five years after resigning from office in a prostitution scandal, is leading the ra

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is seen arriving for a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York
Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is seen arriving for a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is seen arriving for a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York, July 30, 2013. Spitzer, who is attempting a political comeback five years after resigning from office in a prostitution scandal, is leading the race to be New York City's nex

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (R) is seen during a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York
Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (R) is seen during a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is seen during a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York, July 30, 2013. Spitzer, who is attempting a political comeback five years after resigning from office in a prostitution scandal, is leading the race to be New York City's next com

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is seen during a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York
Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is seen during a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is seen during a meeting with the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown in New York, July 30, 2013. Spitzer, who is attempting a political comeback five years after resigning from office in a prostitution scandal, is leading the race to be New York City's next comp