Gillibrand Endorses Stringer
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Scott Stringer in his race against Eliot Spitzer for city.
July 23, 2013
New York (WENY) - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Scott Stringer in his race against Eliot Spitzer for city. She said Monday Stringer is quote "clearly the best choice" for the financial watchdog position. Gillibrand singled out Stringer's "temperament and judgment." There is a history of bad blood between Gillibrand and Spitzer, dating to her 2009 appointment to fill the seat vacated by Hillary Rodham Clinton. Spitzer said he would not have appointed Gillibrand "under any circumstance". Gillibrand was appointed by Spitzer's successor, Governor David Paterson. She won re-election in 2010.