As her husband, New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, faces public disgrace over revelations that he frequented a prostitution ring, Silda Spitzer now shoulders a burden familiar to political wives throughout history. Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on this role.
New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer announced Wednesday he would resign from office, after being linked to a prostitution ring on Monday. Spitzer cited "private failings" for his resignation. Legal experts examine the federal investigation that led to Spitzer's downfall.
Various New York lawmakers and newspapers called for Gov. Eliot Spitzer's resignation Tuesday, after he was linked to a prostitution ring Monday via a federal wiretap. Reporters discuss Spitzer's political career and the fallout from the scandal.
First-term New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer apologized Monday after reports emerged that he had been caught on a federal wire tap arranging a meeting with a high-priced prostitute in a Washington D.C. hotel.
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New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer said Wednesday he was abandoning a bid to issue driver's licenses to illegal immigrants amid strong opposition to the plan. The controversial proposal stirred national debate over U.S. immigration policies.
Recent proposals to allow illegal immigrants to apply for driver's licenses and auto insurance have added a new layer to the debate over immigration rights in America and surfaced as an issue on the presidential campaign trail. Experts examine the…
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