In the latest spat in the protracted brass-knuckles battle between Democratic New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer and Republican state Senate majority leader Joseph Bruno, a threatening profanity-laced message was left on the voicemail of Spitzer's father. Lawyers representing Spitzer's octogenarian father claim they traced the number to Roger Stone Jr., a noted Republican political operative who leads a consulting company formed by Florida law firm Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler. Stone denies making the call.
Political Battle Surrounding Spitzer Lands on Fla. Law Firm's Doorstep
Daily Business Review
September 7, 2007