CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 11, 2008
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(New York: Byron Pitts) The pressure on New York Governor Eliot Spitzer to resign after being linked to a prostitution scandal featured; scenes shown of reporters outside his apartment building; details given of his negotiations on a deal to avoid felony charges and his reputation as being tough on crime. [Representative Peter KING- says he violated his oath of office.] [New York state assembly minority leader James TEDISCO- threatens Spitzer with impeachment.] [Political consultant Hank SHEINKOPF- comments on Spitzer’s fall.] [Former New York City Mayor David DINKINS- supports Lt. Gov. David Paterson to succeed Spitzer.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(New York: Armen Keteyian) The investigation that linked Spitzer to the prostitution ring reviewed; details given about the money laundering report that sparked the investigation of the online Emperors Club VIP and Spitzer’s activities with “Kristen.”
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