|54th Governor of New York|
January 1, 2007 – March 17, 2008
|Preceded by||George Pataki|
|Succeeded by||David Paterson|
|63rd New York Attorney General|
January 1, 1999 – December 31, 2006
|Preceded by||Dennis Vacco|
|Succeeded by||Andrew Cuomo|
|Born||Eliot Laurence Spitzer
June 10, 1959
Bronx, New York
|Spouse(s)||Silda Wall Spitzer (1987-2013,div.)|
|Residence||Manhattan, New York|
|Alma mater||Princeton University (A.B.)
Harvard Law School (J.D.)
Eliot Laurence Spitzer (born June 10, 1959) is an American lawyer and politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was the New York State Attorney General before becoming Governor of New York in 2007.
Spitzer resigned as Governor of New York on March 17, 2008 because of a prostitution incident. Spitzer's lieutenant governor, David Paterson, became Governor. Spitzer hosted In the Arena on the Cable News Network (CNN). He was hired by CNN President Jonathan Klein to co-host a different program along with a conservative debating him called Parker Spitzer. The other co-host left, and the show was renamed In the Arena. The show was cancelled by CNN in 2011.
References[change | change source]
- "CNN Cancels In the Arena with Eliot Spitzer by Brian Stelter". Media Decoder. July 6, 2011. http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/06/cnn-cancels-in-the-arena-with-eliot-spitzer/?_r=0. Retrieved May 9, 2015.