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5:15 PM ET, March 10, 2008

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Danny Hakim / New York Times:
Spitzer Is Linked to Prostitution Ring  —  ALBANY - Gov. Eliot Spitzer has informed his most senior administration officials that he had been involved in a prostitution ring, an administration official said this morning.  —  Mr. Spitzer, who was huddled with his top aides early this afternoon …
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Joseph Goldstein / New York Sun:
Prostitution Case Features Prosecutors of Corruption  —  Prosecutors specializing in government corruption cases are leading the investigation into what authorities say was a prostitution service that charged up to $5,500 an hour — suggesting that the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan …
Fox News:
Sources: Spitzer to Resign Following Reports of ‘Involvement’ With Prostitution Ring, Faces Indictment  —  New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer apologized to his family in an appearance before reporters Monday following reports that he was linked to a high profile prostitution ring.
CNN:
Source: Spitzer investigated for allegedly meeting with prostitute  —  (CNN) — New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is under investigation for allegedly meeting with a prostitute in a Washington hotel, two sources with knowledge of the investigation tell CNN.  —  One of the sources said Spitzer …
WCBS-TV:
Sources: Spitzer Could Resign Tonight  —  Lt. Gov. David Paterson Could Be Sworn In By 7 P.M.  —  AP: Spitzer Caught On Federal Wiretap, Identified As ‘Client 9’  —  NEW YORK (CBS) ― Gov. Eliot Spitzer was not expected to continue as governor and may resign by Monday evening …
MSNBC:
Governor apologizes after prostitution link  —  Spitzer doesn't directly cite allegation first reported by N.Y. Times  —  NEW YORK - Gov. Eliot Spitzer apologized to his family and the public on Monday, but did not not elaborate on a bombshell report that he has been involved in a prostitution ring.
Discussion: GINA COBB and THE LIBERAL JOURNAL
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
America's worst governor linked to hookers?  Update: The Emperor's Club?  Update: Spitzer to resign?  Update: Spitzer apologizes; Update: Caught on federal wiretap; Update: Video added; no resignation; Update: Not indicted; Update: Hillary scrubs website of Spitzer references
Michelle Malkin:
The fall of Eliot Spitzer: “Client Number 9?”  Update: Report - Expected to resign; Report - indicted?  ; Update: “I apologize to my family.  I apologize to the public.”  Rumor: Resignation at 7pm?  ; Federal wiretap info; Wall Street cheered  —  Scroll down for updates...3:00pm Eastern Spitzer is expected to resign...Wow.
Sewell Chan / City Room:
‘I Apologize to the Public’  —  Following is an excerpt from Gov. Eliot Spitzer's statement to the public, delivered at his Midtown Manhattan office on Monday afternoon: … More than 100 reporters, along with 30 television cameras and 20 still photographers, had awaited Mr. Spitzer's announcement …
Deacon / Power Line:
THIS IS SAD  —  New York Governor Elliot Spitzer has …
Discussion: City Room and TVNewser
Amy Westfeldt / Associated Press:
NY governor linked to prostitution ring
Discussion: The Newshoggers
Marc Ambinder:
NYT News Alert: “Spitzer Is Linked to Prostitution Ring”
Discussion: TVNewser and TigerHawk
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
ELIOT SPITZER....The New York Times reports that Eliot Spitzer has been …
Discussion: The Daily Dish and Gawker
Christy Hardin Smith / Firedoglake:
BREAKING: Something's Popping Up In NY...
Discussion: Gawker and New York Magazine
Amanda / Think Progress:
Spitzer apologizes: ‘I promised better.’
Discussion: Telegraph
Flip / Suitably Flip:
From Troopergate To Shtupergate [Update: Spitzer To Resign]
Discussion: Instapundit.com
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Spitzer's fall: The prosecutor and the prostitutes
Discussion: TownHall Blog
Associated Press:
Gov. Spitzer tied to prostitution ring
Discussion: Eschaton and Pam's House Blend
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Obama replies with scorn to HRC veep plan  —  My colleague Carrie Budoff Brown e-mails from Columbus, Miss., with Obama's response to the Clintons' flotation of the notion that he could be her veep: scorn. … Obama was responding to comments from Clinton spokesman Howard Wolfson …
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama Recaptures Lead Among Democrats  —  Based on polling conducted March 7-9, 2008  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Forty-nine percent of Democratic voters nationally support Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination compared with 44% backing Hillary Clinton, giving Obama a slight …
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Chris / TVNewser:
David Gregory To Anchor 6pm Show on MSNBC  —  First on TVNewser: NBC News chief White House correspondent David Gregory is being tapped to anchor a new MSNBC program called Race for the White House.  Gregory will take over the 6pmET time slot from Tucker Carlson who remains with the network …
Discussion: The Politico, Eschaton and Jossip
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Richard Owen / Times of London:
Seven new deadly sins: are you guilty?  —  Drug pushers, the obscenely rich, environmental polluters and “manipulative” genetic scientists beware - you may be in danger of losing your mortal soul unless you repent.  —  After 1,500 years the Vatican has brought the seven deadly sins up to date …
Discussion: Pharyngula, Harry's Place and normblog
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Clinton Went On Limbaugh?  —  You may have missed it - almost everyone missed it - but Bill Clinton was on Rush Limbaugh's show the day of the Texas primary.  You can hear the radio here.  Limbaugh himself was sick that day, apparently, but he had already urged Republicans to cross over to keep Hillary Clinton in the race.
Michael Yon / Online Magazine:
Guitar Heros  —  Guitar Heroes … Men crept in darkness to plant a bomb.  They moved in an area where last year I was helping to collect fallen American soldiers from the battlefield.  —  Terrorists.  The ones who murder children in front of their parents.  The ones who take drugs and rape women and boys.
 
 
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