Anthony Weiner Articles

Weiner Admits He Lied, Won't Resign

4:21 PM, Jun 06, 2011

This afternoon, New York Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner admitted that he lied about publishing a lewd photograph of himself on his Twitter feed. In a press conference at New York City's Sheraton Hotel, Weiner told reporters he meant to send the picture that sparked this controversy directly to a college student "as a joke" and said he is taking full responsibility for his actions. Weiner is not resigning from his seat in Congress.

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More Compromising Photos of Weiner Emerge

1:23 PM, Jun 06, 2011

Andrew Breitbart has been releasing photographs of New York Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner throughout the day, and he now reports that he received pictures of a shirtless Weiner from an anonymous source.

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The Daily Grind: We're All Mutants Now

6:30 AM, Jun 06, 2011

Walter Russell Mead: "The Death of the American Dream II"

About that possible Weiner Yfrog hack... um, no.

Speaking of Weiner, DMVs are for the little people.

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Weiner: 'I Can't Say With Certitude' Lewd Photo Isn't of Me

1:24 PM, Jun 01, 2011

Yesterday, Anthony Weiner had an incredibly testy 9-minute exchange with reporters who were asking him questions about the lewd photo posted on his Twitter account Friday night. Weiner repeatedly refused to say why he wouldn't ask the authorities to investigate what he alleged to be an illegal "hack" of his Twitter account (he's now downplaying the "hack" as a "prank"). At one point he called a CNN producer a "jackass" for pressing him on the question.

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Steve Israel Fails to Defend Anthony Weiner

11:01 AM, Jun 01, 2011

Speaking with reporters this morning, Rep. Steve Israel offered only tepid support to fellow New York Democrat Anthony Weiner in that congressman's growing scandal. Asked about what he thought about the controversy, stemming from the fact that a picture of a man's underwear was sent from Weiner's Twitter account last weekend, Israel said only that Weiner has taken the "appropriate steps" by hiring a lawyer.

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Happy Hour: Palin's Cat and Mouse Game

6:00 PM, May 31, 2011

"Sarah Palin and her advisers are refusing to tell members of the media where she is going on her current bus tour - and the former Alaska governor seems to be enjoying the cat and mouse game that's resulted."

Unexpectedly! "Consumer Confidence Index drops unexpectedly to 6-month low in May; gas, job worries persist"

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Weinergate Goes from Bad to Worse

5:41 PM, May 31, 2011

In what is probably best described as the Hindenburg of press conferences, Anthony Weiner was just confronted on CNN. If Weiner didn't send a lewd photo to a 21 year-old coed, then surely he has perfected the art of sounding guilty:


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Did Weiner Send Lewd Picture to a College Coed?

1:12 PM, May 30, 2011

Politico reports: 

Rep. Anthony Weiner says social networking identity hacking is to blame for the lewd material that a conservative news website reported was sent from his Twitter and yfrog handles to an unidentified woman in Seattle....

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The Daily Grind: Is the Tea Party Running Out of Steam?

6:23 AM, Mar 30, 2011

No one's paying much attention, but things in Ivory Coast continue to deteriorate.

"Washington Debates Idea of Arming Libyan Rebels"

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The Daily Grind: Sadly, Reuters Isn't Kidding

6:26 AM, Mar 24, 2011

"U.S. must take sides to keep the Arab Spring from Islamist takeover"

Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y.: Yeah, the Supreme Court is probably going to throw out Obamacare's individual mandate.

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