On Wall Street, Eliot Spitzer needs no introduction. The New York Attorney General, who is visiting Ireland this weekend with his wife Silda and a group of New York lawyers and activists, tells the Irish Times what his rationale has been for being the Wall Street buster that he is.

Spitzer, who is described by Slate magazine as the most powerful politician outside of Washington, has made clear his desire to run for New York governor in 2006. "I want to fix what's broken," he says, adding that if he can do that in the financial sector, he can do it in government.

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