Anthony Weiner Articles

Huma's Husband Calls for Bernie Sanders to Run as Independent

7:51 PM, Jul 11, 2015

Anthony Weiner, the husband of Hillary Clinton's closest aide, Huma Abedin, is suggesting that Bernie Sanders run as an independent. Sanders, of course, is currently challenging Clinton for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential race.

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Weiner Meets His Muse

11:01 AM, Mar 30, 2014

His promising career in politics having come to an inglorious – and no doubt temporary – end, Anthony Weiner has turned to punditry.

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Weiner: ‘So Sorry.’

3:04 PM, Dec 27, 2013

Former congressman and want-to-be mayor of New York, Anthony Weiner, continues to apologize for … well, you know.  As Paige Lavender reports on the Huffington Post, Weiner posted his regrets on Facebook (of course he did) writing that

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Podcast: P.J. O'Rourke on the Obamacare Fight and the Lingering Legacy of Anthony Weiner

3:45 PM, Sep 27, 2013

THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with contributing editor P.J. O'Rourke on Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer, Obamacare, Ted Cruz, the Weekly Standard Cruise, and the etiquette of drinks before lunch.

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Quick, Somebody Find a Stake

6:51 AM, Sep 11, 2013

Reuters reports that:

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Cogen's End

'Portland's Weiner' resigns.
2:49 PM, Sep 06, 2013

Could we be witnessing a revival of moral standards in our politics?

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We'll Always Have ... Weiner?

1:39 PM, Sep 06, 2013

He may lose this election but that it merely a setback and not fatal.  As Alexander Bolton of The Hill reports:

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Sentences We Didn’t Finish

Sep 02, 2013

"Anthony Weiner may be lagging in the race for New York City mayor, but he is winning in another area—hot dog marketing. The delicious combination of Anthony Weiner’s name and his sexually suggestive Twitter antics were apparently too good to pass up for one Florida marketing man, who has joined forces with an Illinois hot dog company to create a hot dog brand called .  .  . ” (“ ‘Carlos Danger’ Brand of Weiners Enters the Food Market,” ABC News, August 16).

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DNC Chair Won't Comment on Weiner: 'We Can't Be Weighing In On Every Single Race'

9:49 AM, Aug 25, 2013

DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz declined to comment on Anthony Weiner's bid to become the next mayor of New York City:

The DNC chair said the voters would be deciding the outcome of that race, and added, "We can't be weighing in on every single race in the country."

Weiner served with Wasserman Schultz in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Portnoy’s Children

A famous/notorious novel yields its progeny.
Aug 05, 2013

succès de scandale if ever there was one, Portnoy’s Complaint, Philip Roth’s fourth book of fiction, will soon be 45 years old. At the center of the novel’s scandalousness, which recounts the 33-year-old Alexander Portnoy’s reporting to his psychoanalyst the emergence of his repressed desires growing up in a middle-class Jewish home, was its emphasis on masturbation, or “the secret vice,” as the Victorian medical encyclopedias used to call it.

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Hayes Podcast: The Obamacare Debate Is Helping the GOP

Hosted by Michael Graham.
3:36 PM, Jul 31, 2013

The WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with senior writer Stephen F. Hayes on the de-fund vs. delay Obamacare debate, the so-called 'phony' scandals that aren't going away, and the Chris Christie/Rand Paul schoolyard brawl.

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Important News!

8:38 AM, Jul 30, 2013

Now for some news that is absolutely essential to your getting through the rest of this day. 

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Spokesman: Obama Hasn't Expressed Opinion of Anthony Weiner

12:37 PM, Jul 29, 2013

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says he hasn't heard President Barack Obama express an opinion of Anthony Weiner's run for mayor of New York City:

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Out of Control?

What Eliot Spitzer plans to do if he wins.
Jul 29, 2013

It’s surprising when a candidate for office tells you exactly what he’ll do if elected. It’s even more surprising when that candidate is Eliot Spitzer. The former Democratic governor of New York resigned in 2008 after being exposed as a client of a high-priced prostitution ring, but as the New York Times revealed earlier this month, he’s getting back into politics by running for an office few can even pronounce: New York City comptroller.

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Axelrod on Weiner: 'It's Time for Him to Go Away'

10:12 AM, Jul 28, 2013

David Axelrod, a former top political adviser to Barack Obama, says it's "time for" Anthony Weiner "to go away":

"I haven't really commented on this because Huma is a friend of mine, his wife, and I deeply respect her," said Axelrod, of Anthony Weiner's wife, a top political adviser to Hillary Clinton.

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Spitzer: I Have Not Visited Prostitutes Since 2008

11:36 AM, Jul 24, 2013

Eliot Spitzer, the former New York governor and New York City comptroller candidate, says he has not visited a prostitute since 2008, when it was revealed the Democrat was a client for a high-price prostitution ring. The Wall Street Journal reports:

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Stay With Couture; It's Who You Are

10:24 AM, Jul 24, 2013

You'd think the editors of elegant women's fashion magazines would learn.  But they seem unable to profit from experience, much like Huma Abedin, wife of Anthony Weiner, about whom we all know a lot more than we would like, while Abedin, herself, seems to know and have learned ... nothing.

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Special Report Panel on Detroit and Anthony Weiner

9:44 AM, Jul 24, 2013

Steve Hayes, with Mara Liasson and Charles Krauthammer, last night on Fox News:

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Huma Stands By Her Man

4:52 PM, Jul 23, 2013

Huma Abedin, the wife of Anthony Weiner, gave remarks at a press conference for Anthony Weiner today in New York City:

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Weiner Admits to Sending More Lewd Messages, Photos to Women

1:32 PM, Jul 23, 2013

Anthony Weiner, the former congressman and Democratic candidate for mayor of New York City, has a statement on allegations he sent racy messages on social media sites to a woman who was not his wife:

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You Don't Say

9:15 AM, Jul 09, 2013

Eliot Spitzer has dug himself out of a political grave and, while his fingernails are still bleeding, is out on the stump hustling for signatures and votes.  This is what happens when nobody remembers that a wooden stake must be driven through the heart before earth is shoveled over the body.

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NYT: 'Two Charter Members of the Kardashian Party'

7:16 AM, Jul 09, 2013

In an editorial out today, the New York Times comes down hard on Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, two New York politicians who previously resigned in disgrace but are again running for office.

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Schumer Refuses to Endorse Protege Anthony Weiner

10:14 AM, May 26, 2013

New York senator Chuck Schumer was given the opportunity this morning on national TV to endorse his one-time protege Anthony Weiner in the New York City mayoral race. Schumer refused the offer. 

"I'm not commenting on the mayor's race or on Anthony Weiner's race at this point, no," Schumer said, when asked whether he'll support Weiner.

Weiner announced his bid for New York City mayor last week.

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Weiner: More Lewd Photos Might Come Out

10:54 AM, May 23, 2013

This morning on a radio show, New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admitted that more lewd photos could come out:

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Weiner Avoids Tabloid Wood by Announcing Mayoral Run in Middle of the Night

5:56 AM, May 22, 2013

Anthony Weiner announced overnight that he'll be running for mayor of New York City. He made the announcement by releasing this YouTube video:

Weiner, who resigned from Congress after getting caught sending lewd pictures of himself to women he had never met, uses part of the video to admit his mistakes.

“Look, I made some big mistakes, and I know I let a lot of people down,” Weiner says looking straight into the camera. “But I’ve also learned some tough lessons.”

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Anthony Weiner Creates New Twitter Account

1:35 PM, Apr 22, 2013

Anthony Weiner, who resigned as a member of Congress after getting caught sending lewd pictures of himself on Twitter, is back ... on Twitter:

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2:02 PM, Apr 14, 2013

For your weekend reading, Politico has a long Maggie Haberman piece on political rehabilitation. Her subjects are Mark Sanford and Anthony Weiner about whom some cannot get enough. Others undoubtedly believe that we know far too much already about both of these characters.  Still, Haberman writes:

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Schumer Won't Bless 'Former Protege' Weiner's Second Coming

9:21 AM, Apr 14, 2013

Chuck Schumer would not comment this morning on former congressman Anthony Weiner's political rehabilitation:

"Senator Schumer, before we go, need to ask you about somebody who -- some have called your former protege, Anthony Weiner," said the ABC host. "Obviously, he left Congress in disgrace, now is considering a run for mayor. I don't expect you to make endorsements for the mayor's race. But tell me: Does Anthony Weiner deserve a second chance?"

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Who wants more Weiner?

A Parody.
Apr 01, 2013