Slate's complete coverage of the Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal.

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Slate's complete coverage of the Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal.

"Spitzenfreude: Wall Streeters are suggesting that Spitzer's fall exonerates them. No way," by Daniel Gross. Posted March 13, 2008.

"Legally Blind?: How bad is David Paterson's vision?" by Alex Joseph. Posted March 13, 2008.

"Did the Press Service Spitzer?: That's what Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberly A. Strassel would have you believe," by Jack Shafer. Posted March 13, 2008.

"How Big Is Your Hypocrite?: Who's worse—Larry Craig or Eliot Spitzer?" by Bruce Reed. Posted March 13, 2008.

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"Sex Sells: Emily Bazelon and Josh Levin take readers' questions about prostitution." Posted March 13, 2008.

"Skinflint: Did Eliot Spitzer get caught because he didn't spend enough on prostitutes?" by Sudhir Venkatesh. Posted March 12, 2008.

"The Emperors' Club's Front Company: Gotten your 'strategy planned' lately, har har?" by Bonnie Goldstein. Posted March 12, 2008.

"The Silda Spitzer Lesson: Don't quit your day job," by Linda Hirshman. Posted March 12, 2008.

"The Cultural Gabfest on the Eliot Mess: Listen to Slate's critics debate the week's news, by Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and John Swansburg. Posted March 12, 2008.

"The Art of Fessing Up," a Slate V video. Posted March 12, 2008.

" The Map of Shame: A guided tour of Washington's sex-scandal locales," by Chadwick Matlin. Posted March 11, 2008.

"How To Prosecute Eliot Spitzer: Which federal laws might the governor have broken?" by Harlan J. Protass. Posted March 11, 2008.

"So You Want To Open a Brothel: The keys to success, as gleaned from the Web site of Eliot Spitzer's favorite escort service," by Josh Levin. Posted March 11, 2008.

"A Shonda for the Quakers?  What does Eliot Spitzer have against George Fox?" by Timothy Noah. Posted March 10, 2008.

"Spitzer Gets Spitzered: How Spitzer was brought down by the same type of investigation he pioneered," by Daniel Gross. Posted March 10, 2008.

"Why Is Prostitution Illegal? The oldest question about the oldest profession," by Emily Bazelon. Posted March 10, 2008.

"Will the Scandal Hurt Hillary?" by Christopher Beam. Posted March 10, 2008.

"Eliot Spitzer's Escort Service: Serving (until a few days ago) persons of 'immense financial and influential affluence'," by Timothy Noah. Posted March 10, 2008.

"Eliot's Erotic Games: When is a massage more than a massage?" by Michelle Tsai. Posted Monday, March 10, 2008.

"Would Spitzer Lose His Superdelegate Vote?" by Christopher Beam. Posted March 10, 2008.

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