Stories in Books
If you’re an elected official, it’s pretty hard to have any off-the-record moments anymore, even among your closest friends. That’s the takeaway from NY1 reporter Josh Robin‘s review of Lloyd Constantine’s book about his one-time friend Eliot Spitzer.
The book is “more proof of the theory bubbling around Washington and New Read More
In his new book, Journal of the Plague Year, about the quick demise of the Spitzer administration, Eliot Spitzer’s former friend and adviser Lloyd Constantine writes that he and David Paterson were friendly as the then-lieutenant governor took the reins in March of 2008.
“We liked each other,” writes Mr. Constantine, who hosted Read More
So maybe Dennis Vacco’s hires in the Attorney General’s office weren’t so bad after all. Democrat Eliot Spitzer, who replaced the Republican on Jan. 1 after the longest electoral photo finish in history, has hired 30 or so top deputies and bureau chiefs, but he has yet to purge the patronage hacks that he had Read More