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1. New York Democratic Governor Resigns
The call girl at the center of the prostitution scandal that prompted Gov. Eliot Spitzer to resign in disgrace has been identified as a 22- year-old aspiring musician who struggled in a broken home as a child.
The New York Times reported that the real name of the woman—identified as "Kristen" in court papers alleging that Spitzer paid thousands of dollars for her services—is Ashley Alexandra Dupre.
2. Geraldine Ferraro Resigns From Clinton Campaign
The Clinton campaign confirms Geraldine Ferraro has stepped down from her role on the finance committee of Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign after making racially charged remarks about Sen. Barack Obama.
Ferraro notified Clinton by letter Wednesday that she would no longer serve on Clinton's finance committee as "Honorary New York Leadership Council Chair," reported the Associated Press.