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Spitzer is no longer considered squeaky-clean

Aides’ attempt to smear Bruno is latest in series of incidents tarnishing governor’s ‘law and order’ image

By Tom Precious – NEWS ALBANY BUREAU
Updated: 07/29/07 8:29 AM

In just seven months, Gov. Eliot L. Spitzer has gone from being the law and order “sheriff of Wall Street” to the leader of an administration beset with ethical breaches and angry confrontations that have made Albany as dysfunctional as ever.

Now he faces his most troublesome period in office, with revelations last week that senior aides used state police to plot a smear campaign against his political enemy.

The scandal has severely dented the ethical image that Spitzer himself set as he campaigned for governor.

And see Free NY’s Hey Big Spitzer archive.

10:36 am on July 29, 2007
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