Anthony Weiner on Tuesday, before the results came in and before he waved goodbye. Eduardo Munoz /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Eliot Spitzer is surrounded by media Monday as he tries to collect signatures for his run for New York City comptroller. The former governor, who stepped down in 2008 amid a prostitution scandal, says he is planning a political comeback. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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