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Report: Weiner to Resign

10:38 AM, Jun 16, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The New York Times reports that Anthony Weiner is telling friends that he will resign:

Representative Anthony D. Weiner has told House leaders and friends that he plans to resign his seat after coming under growing pressure from his Democratic colleagues to leave the House, said a top Democratic official and two people told of Mr. Weiner’s plans.

His decision follows of revelations of his lewd online exchanges with women.

The top Democratic official said Mr. Weiner called Representative Nancy Pelosi of California and Representative Steve Israel of New York last night while they were at the White House picnic to inform them he had decided to resign on Thursday.

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