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Polls continue to favor Spitzer

Analysts say Democratic gubernatorial challenger Tom Suozzi did not score as many points during a debate as he may have needed to turn his long shot race against Eliot Spitzer around. Meanwhile, a new poll out brings more good news for frontrunner Spitzer, and more bad news for another one of his opponents. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Spitzer and Suozzi clash in debate

Democrats Eliot Spitzer and Tom Suozzi clashed in last night's first gubernatorial campaign debate. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Spitzer, Clinton maintain leads

One day before the only scheduled debate between Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner Eliot Spitzer and his challenger Tom Suozzi, a new poll shows Spitzer leads the race by nearly 70 points. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Democratic Leaders May Ask Suozzi to Quit Race

Two days after the head of the State's Republican Party asked gubernatorial challenger Bill Weld to quit the race, the head of the State's Democratic Party says he personally believes Tom Suozzi should drop his challenge against Eliot Spitzer. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article
Eliot Spitzer accepts his nomination in Buffalo. Mark Wilson sketch
Eliot Spitzer accepts his nomination in Buffalo. Mark Wilson sketch

Democrats Choose Spitzer for Governor

New York's Democratic Party has designated Eliot Spitzer as its candidate for governor. In an acceptance speech yesterday, Spitzer thanked his grandparents, all immigrants who came through Ellis Island, and his father, who rose from poverty to become an engineer. The 46-year-old attorney general who forced reforms of Wall Street and corporate America is the front-runner to be the first new governor in New York in 12 years. Outside the Buffalo Convention Center where the party leaders met, Democrat Tom Suozzi continued his outsider campaign. But as Andrea Bernstein reports from Buffalo, delegates were united behind their favorite.  Go to full article

Suozzi Wants Top-down Reform in Albany

Activists gathered in Albany yesterday for the Reform New York Day of Action 2006. Good-government groups are again pushing a number of initiatives, from giving rank-and-file members of the state Legislature more power to an independent commission draw legislative district lines. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Suozzi took the opportunity to propose a bold, start-at-the-top idea. He called for the ouster of top legislative leaders. He says they're standing in the way of reform. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Spitzer Not Worried About Primary Challenge

Gubernatorial candidate Eliot Spitzer made his first public appearance since rival candidate Tom Suozzi announced he'll attempt to run in a Democratic primary against the Attorney General. Spitzer says he's not worried. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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