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Spitzer / Sex Scandal / Resignation #887716

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 2008
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(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The resignation of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer due to his link to a prostitution ring, the Emperors Club, featured; details given about his possible violation of money laundering laws and his ongoing dealings with federal prosecutors. [SPITZER - says he is atoning for his private failures and takes responsibility for his conduct.] [Former New York governor George PATAKI†- says the governor needs the trust of the people.] [Emperor's Club Escort attorney Kathleen MULLIN†- comments on federal evidence.] [State senator Joseph BRUNO†- criticizes Spitzer.] The approach of Spitzer's lawyers to the prosecutors discussed.

(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) New governor David Paterson, who is legally blind, profiled; photos shown.

Stephanopoulos, George;
Ross, Brian

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