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UNITED STATES - MARCH 12: Sheldon Silver, a Democrat and speaker of the New York State Assembly, makes a statement during a news conference in Albany, New York, U.S., on Wednesday, March 12, 2008. Silver, addressed the issue of the resignation of Eliot Spitzer as New York governor. With his wife at his side, Spitzer publicly apologized two days ago for behavior ``that violated the obligations to my family and that violates my or any sense of right or wrong.'' (Photo by Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

UNITED STATES - MARCH 12:  Sheldon Silver, a Democrat and speaker of the New York State Assembly, makes a statement during a news conference in Albany, New York, U.S., on Wednesday, March 12, 2008. Silver, addressed the issue of the resignation of Eliot Spitzer as New York governor. With his wife at his side, Spitzer publicly apologized two days ago for behavior ``that violated the obligations to my family and that violates my or any sense of right or wrong.''  (Photo by Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images)