Friday, April 07, 2006

Poll: Spitzer Way Out Ahead of the Rest

Attorney General Eliot Spitzer maintains solid leads over his potential GOP rivals and over Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi, his rival for the Democratic nomination for governor. He leads Tom Suozzi, 69 percent to 14 percent, for the Democratic nomination and tops Faso, 66 percent to 18 percent, in a possible general election matchup. Spitzer leads Republican William Weld by the same margin. [WNBC]

Spitzer Says 'No Thanks' to Record Companies

Spitzer To Return Campaign Donations From Record Companies
Wishes to Avoid Conflict of Interest

New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, currently running for governor in New York state, has recently lead an antitrust investigation of the radio and music industry

His gubernatorial campaign had received about $40,000 in contributions from executives linked to the music industry. The New York Post says that Mr. Spitzer has decided to return those donations in order to avoid controversy or questions of ethics.