How, after alienating a good majority of the nation's most powerful financiers, is Eliot Spitzer well on the way to raising $50 million for his New York gubernatorial campaign? While his real-estate developer father largely backed his bid for New York Attorney General, who's bankrolling him this time?
That's the question The Washington Post asks in "Spitzer Makes Run for Money." With $7.9 million already in the coffers (as opposed to $2.4 million in the Pataki camp), the Wall Street crusader is being backed by a range of supporters far and wide. Sidestepping what could have been a dilemma, Spitzer has quite effortlessly succeeded in winning the support of a few hedge funds and Wall Street individuals.