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Eliot Spitzer attends girlfriend’s Dartmouth reunion

Hey, isn’t that … former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, mingling with the casually dressed crowds this weekend at the Dartmouth reunion of his girlfriend, political consultant Lis Smith?

The couple appears to be going strong, despite the tabloid frenzy late last year that accompanied its public revelation. At the Ivy League confab on the lovely campus in Hanover, N.H., where the Dartmouth class of 2005 gathered, Spitzer appeared the perfect plus-one, wearing a jeans and a checked shirt at one outdoor event and affably making conversation.

Smith, who was working as press secretary for then-Mayor-elect Bill DeBlasio when her affair with Spitzer became public, has reportedly been working for the campaign of New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, who is challenging longtime Rep. Charlie Rangel in the Democratic primary.

Spitzer has kept a relatively low profile of late. The New York Democrat, of course, resigned as governor in 2008, after reports that he had employed the services of high-price prostitutes. He and ex-wife Silda Spitzer filed for divorce in January, shortly after his affair with Smith was revealed.

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Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.



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