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N.Y. Governor Faces Ethics Investigation

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N.Y. Governor Faces Ethics Investigation

Politics

N.Y. Governor Faces Ethics Investigation

N.Y. Governor Faces Ethics Investigation

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New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is under investigation by a State Ethics Panel after members of his adminstration collected dirt on a political rival, planning to leak it to a newspaper.

For a man like Spitzer, who got elected with a promise to clean up New York government, it has turned into an epic political drama.