Spitzer Says Lead in Poll Shows Voters Wants ‘Independent Voice’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_04ff6d4421.jpgABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who resigned from office due to a sex scandal, said Sunday that his early lead in New York City’s comptroller race shows that voters are beginning to warm to his candidacy. “I don’t take polls and rely upon them, but the poll numbers reflect that the public is interested in having an independent voice in that position,” Spitzer told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on This Week. “That is what I promise I will be.”

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Nuclear Flashback: When Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell Sang Different Tunes

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_459691c6af.jpgAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly a decade ago, the nuclear tables were turned in the Senate when the two leaders at the center of this month’s squabble over the so-called “nuclear option” sang entirely different tunes on the filibuster.

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Obama Golfs with ESPN Hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_666247d6fd.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- Able to play golf with pretty much anyone he wants, President Obama is spending his Saturday on a military course with ESPN’s Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser, co-hosts of Pardon the Interruption.

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Texas Senate Passes Restrictive Abortion Law

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_3e69ece9bc.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(DALLAS) Late Friday night, the Texas Senate gave final passage to a strict new law that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, require doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and require all abortions take place in "surgical centers.

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Obama's Address: Bipartisan Immigration Reform Would Strengthen Economy

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_4bbd941288.jpgThe White House(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s address, President Obama urges Congress to pass legislation that would repair the "broken immigration system." By taking action, the president says the U.S. economy and programs like Social Security would be strengthened.

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