Weinergate Articles

Report: Weiner to Resign

9:38 AM, Jun 16, 2011

The New York Times reports that Anthony Weiner is telling friends that he will resign:

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Weiner’s Choice

12:06 PM, Jun 09, 2011

I notice that when Congressman Anthony Weiner is asked about resignation—usually on the fly, generally while hurrying past a scrum of reporters—that aura of contrition quickly evaporates. “No, I’m not resigning,” he declares, and the narrowed eyes and pursed lips familiar to viewers of his C-SPAN tantrums are suddenly in evidence.

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Special Report Panel on Rep. Weiner

7:08 AM, Jun 09, 2011

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

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Special Report Panel on Weiner and Politics

8:00 AM, Jun 07, 2011

Fred Barnes, with Juan Williams and Charles Krauthammer, last night on Fox News:

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Daily Kos, Defeatists

5:33 PM, Jun 06, 2011

If commenters on the Daily Kos website are an indication of how the left wing will respond to Anthony Weiner's admission of guilt in sending lewd pictures to women, it won't end well for the New York congressman, who was once considered a rising star in the Democratic party. Here are a few choice reactions (and some of the most popular) of Kos commenters:

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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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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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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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