New York governor steps down amid sex scandal

March 12th, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by admin  

New York, March 12 (Xinhua) New York Governor Eliot Spitzer resigned from his post Wednesday, two days after news broke that he was a repeat client of a high-end prostitution ring. His deputy, David Paterson, took over to become the state’s first black governor. Paterson, who lost most of his sight after an infection at the age of three months, would also be the first legally-blind governor in the US.

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