Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer has avoided criminal charges for his well-publicized escapades with sex workers while in office. Largely responsible for the development was a decision by federal prosecutors to investigate Spitzer on questionable financial transactions -- where they found no evidence of misuse -- rather than the more titillating accusation of "transporting prostitutes across state lines."
Once more we prepare to honor our foremothers by celebrating the anniversary of the passage of women's suffrage. Each year, in advance of Aug. 26, our one-woman committee gathers to hand out the Equal Rites Awards to those stalwarts who have done the most in the past year to set back the cause of women.
Now that the aggressive Eliot Spitzer has resigned in disgrace, New York state reformers are hoping that a progressive agenda will be preserved by a man with a very different style, David Paterson.
To think that I had never focused blame on this particular part of the male anatomy. But there was anthropologist Helen Fisher on the "Today" show explaining that Client 9's destiny was in his eyebrows. And his cheekbones.
Jim Cramer is best known as the host of CNBC's "Mad Money" show, but he's also a personal friend of Eliot Spitzer. Here, Cramer becomes emotional as he describes losing the "ammo" to take on Spitzer's Wall Street critics.
The women of New York had a champion in Eliot Spitzer. The good news in the wake of the governor's resignation is that his successor, David Paterson, and the state's activists are ready to keep up the fight.