Spitzer will not rule out a run for office-Fortune

NEW YORK, April 8 Thu Apr 8, 2010 8:42am EDT

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) - Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer told Fortune that he will not rule out another run for public office.

Spitzer resigned his office in 2008 after an embarrassing prostitution scandal. He became governor after serving as attorney general with investigations into cases involving tainted Wall Street research and fraud.

"I love politics," Spitzer told Fortune last month. "The substance, the debate about the issues ..."

As for a race in 2010, Spitzer said it is "just hard to see," adding, "I've never said I would never consider running for office again."

Since leaving office, Spitzer has re-established himself by writing columns at the online magazine Slate and teaching. He told Fortune that he is in "unceasing agony" and "incredibly frustrated" over no longer being "where I would like to be" -- which is finishing his first term as governor. (Reporting by Steve Eder, editing by Dave Zimmerman)

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Comments (4)
rocktrr wrote:
THATS ALL WE NEED IS FOR SOMEONE WHO SHOULD BE IN JAIL , TOO TRY AND RUN AGAIN,,,POLITICS. AT ITS BEST.. POOR DUMB AMERICANS WE ARE… WHY ISN’T HE IN JAIL. CIAO ROCK

Apr 08, 2010 9:26am EDT  --  Report as abuse
rocktrr wrote:
Thats all we need,,a person who never spent a day in jail for his offenses,,maybe he should run for president, Its just a sad state of affairs, for all Americans

Apr 08, 2010 9:29am EDT  --  Report as abuse
rocktrr wrote:
Thats all we need,,a person who never spent a day in jail for his offenses,,maybe he should run for president, Its just a sad state of affairs, for all Americans

Apr 08, 2010 9:30am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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