Eliot Spitzer – former New York Governor, crusading Attorney General, and political essayist – received great acclaim as the “Sheriff of Wall Street” by investigating and prosecuting Wall Street companies that had engaged in deceptive practices. He currently co-hosts a nightly discussion program on CNN at 8 PM, along with Pulitzer Prize winning columnist and conservative commentator, Kathleen Parker.
Eliot Spitzer co-hosts a spirited nightly roundtable discussion program on CNN/U.S at 8:00 p.m. (EST). Along with Pulitzer prize winning columnist Kathleen Parker, the show provides a dynamic exchange of opinions and analyses – their own, and those of their guests and contributors – on the most important, compelling and amusing stories of the day. The show launches in October 2010.
Spitzer, a renowned prosecutor and former Governor of the State of New York, is frequently referred to as the “Sheriff of Wall Street,” having prosecuted abuses among major Wall Street firms as well as numerous other industries, both as a young lawyer and as New York State Attorney General. As Attorney General from 1998 to 2006, Spitzer led several high-profile cases battling corruption throughout the financial services sector and led groundbreaking cases in the areas of environmental protection and civil rights enforcement. As Governor, Spitzer restructured New York’s system of education finance, began the process of fundamental health care reform and focused on economic development on New York’s upstate economy.