The NY Times notes that prostitution cases are rarely federal crimes but a 1910 federal law "makes it a crime to transport someone between states for the purpose of prostitution. The four defendants charged in the case unsealed last week were all charged with that crime, along with several others."
From his January 2007 inaugural address:
Every policy, every action and every decision we make in this administration will further two overarching objectives: We must transform our government so that it is as ethical and wise as all of New York, and we must rebuild our economy so that it is ready to compete on the global stage in the next century.
Spitzer (48) is married and has three daughters. At his brief press conference, he apologized to his family and his constituents.
I don't understand how politicians can be so reckless. The corruptive effect of power? The type of individual drawn to elected office?
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