6 Steps of Eliot Spitzer's Rebirth

A look back at the rise and fall of former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer.
1:55 | 07/09/13

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-- Eliot Spitzer is back. Or is -- the disgraced former governor of New York shocked voters with his announcement Monday that he was running for New York City comptroller -- office that I think. It's the skill -- and showing the public -- have how do you go from being a political hot shot. To political -- and then come back again. Here's a look at how Spitzer has done it in six steps step one. Make a name for yourself fighting Wall Street wrongdoing -- as attorney general of New York Spitzer crafted image as a crusader. He was going after some of the biggest names in finance. -- lawsuits and accusations of fraud. -- -- Use your -- Wall Street -- to get word to governor in New York Spitzer -- into Albany with a tough reform agenda. But he -- approval ratings sharply declined amid political controversy and rocky relationships in the State -- Step curry. Com in a prostitution scandal. In 2008 a federal wiretap revealed Spitzer was a client of -- high end prostitution ring he was known as client number nine. Step four apologized and the -- and less than two years after New Yorkers send him to Albany Spitzer publicly apologized and resigned from office. I've acted in a way that violates my obligations to my family and -- that violates my eyes or any sense of right. And wrong. Step five and seek redemption and forgiveness. Spitzer told CBS do some Monday he's owned up to his past -- -- six run for office again. Spitzer proved he wasn't -- surprise in the political world. On Monday he officially announced he would once again seek the votes of New Yorkers for the office of city comptroller.

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