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The Eliot Spitzer scandal five years later

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Many said he was on a path to the White House, but just 14 months after his inauguration New York Governor Eliot Spitzer resigned in disgrace.   On March 10th of 2008, The New York Times broke the story that Spitzer was involved in a prostitution sting and a few days later he resigned his office.

In the video above, relive the fascinating week that captured the nation's attention and marked the beginning of a very turbulent few years in New York State politics. 

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