Giuliani Enters Spitzer-Bruno Fray

I am up in New Hampshire covering Rudolph Giuliani. There has been lots of news today. Of most interest to my New York readers is this news. The big story of out New York are the continued shockwaves surrounding the disclosure that the office of Governor Eiliot Spitzer may have improperly used the State Police to obtain information about the Republican Senate leader, Joseph Bruno. Today, Giuliani told me he supported a probe of the matter with subpoena power.

The broader issue for my local readers is how far Spitzer, who came out of the box like gangbusters, has fallen, in contrast to Deval Patrick, who started poorly and since then has come on strong. Part of that’s a testament to Patrick’s personnel changes, such as bringing in Joe Landolfi and Doug Rubin. But it also demonstrates how self-confident administration’s can bring problems on themselves.

Also of interest is Giuliani’s day of campaigning in the (tourist rich, voter poor) Lake Region. I’ll post on that first thing in the morning.

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