Now, let the debates ensue: Roadblocks to reform[ edit ] Spitzer speaking in April Spitzer's reform-based platform, and his pledge "to change the ethics of Albany ", hit an early roadblock when his ideas on how to fill vacancies in the executive department were defeated by the state legislature. Nixon, whose wife Christine Marinoni is the former director of the Alliance for Quality Education in New York, has primarily focused her advocacy on improving equity in public education. The New York Post opined, "Spitzer promised reform, and delivered something completely different" and termed the budget itself "bitterly disappointing. This information originally came to the attention of authorities from a federal wiretap. Parker Spitzer, compared by some media outlets to the defunct Crossfire , replaced Campbell Brown in the 8: He became a member of the company's board of directors. Glynn — During the traditional midnight ceremony on January 1, , Spitzer was sworn in as Governor of New York. I can and will ask no less of myself. A Lila or a Lenu? On June 24, , CNN announced that Spitzer would be joining the network to host a "round-table" discussion program alongside center-right commentator Kathleen Parker. A Siena College poll released on Monday showed Mr Cuomo leading her by 66 per cent to 19 per cent among registered Democrats, and by a similar margin among self-identified liberals. Stark's main support came from Democrats in the Senate, along with Republicans in both chambers. As a New York Times article detailed, she has campaigned for Democrats Bill de Blasio, Barack Obama, and Al Franken as well as advocated for the legalization of gay marriage and the preservation of Roe v. Over the course of my public life, I have insisted—I believe correctly—that people take responsibility for their conduct. It was a continuation of what I tried to do in government.