Eliot Spitzer

Photo: Andre Pilarczyk

At this stage of the race -- with candidates as smart as both President Obama and Governor Romney -- it is safe to say that nothing happens by accident.  So what is the takeaway from last night's foreign policy debate?  

Mitt Romney wanted to obscure differences rather than clarify them, even going so far as to etch-a-sketch away his most hawkish language on Afghanistan and Iran.   But why?

Eliot Spitzer on Gun Control & 2016

Oct 21, 2012

In the last Presidential debate, the question of gun control came up - more specifically assault weapons.  Governor Eliot Spitzer was asked about his views on the issue.

Spitzer was also asked whether or not he sees current governor Andrew Cuomo on the ballot for president in 2016. 

Eliot Spitzer on Fracking

Oct 21, 2012

This afternoon Governor Eliot Spitzer returned to the Capital Region to speak at WAMC's Linda Norris Auditorium. While he and Alan Chartock covered everything from Wall Street and gun control, Gov. Spitzer also commented on hydrofracking., and what it means to have President Obama backing the practice. 

Eliot Spitzer - 2nd Presidential Debate

Oct 18, 2012
Photo: Andre Pilarczyk

Toe to toe, interruption to interruption, like two gladiators they squared off in the arena. Candy Crowley's best efforts to maintain order couldn't survive the testosterone battle that played out before us. It was not only great TV, but a superb debate. The key takeaway: Barack is back and moderate Mitt can't survive careful scrutiny.