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September 11, 2013


Spitzer Loses Comeback Attempt

Eliot Spitzer lost his bid for political redemption as he was defeated in the Democratic primary for New York City comptroller by Scott Stringer, 52% to 48%, the New York Times reports.

"Mr. Spitzer resigned as governor five years ago in a prostitution scandal, and Mr. Stringer repeatedly invoked it during their brief but bitter campaign. Again and again he painted Mr. Spitzer as a rich man who believed that he could escape the consequences of breaking the law."

The New York Post says Spitzer seemed to suggest this may be his last run for office: "I've never regretted a single day of my public service."












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