Spitzer Returns CBS Donation
July 20, 2006 at 6:16 AM (PT)
Among the over $250,000 returned to campaign contributors by NEW YORK Attorney General and Democratic candidate for Governor ELIOT SPITZER was $2,500 donated by CBS CORP.
The NEW YORK TIMES reports that the money was returned because SPITZER's continuing payola investigation, which may involve investigation of CBS radio stations. SPITZER has already raised $11 million in the first half of 2006, $7 million more than his nearest Democratic rival, THOMAS R. SUOZZI, and $9.5 million more than Republican candidate JOHN FASO.