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Campaign cash fuels speculation of Weiner comeback
AP ^ | 7-18-12

Posted on 07/18/2012 4:45:18 PM PDT by Dysart

NEW YORK (AP) -- He has what most politicians can only dream of: widespread name recognition, a hefty campaign account, and a buzzing media circus that follows his every move.

But for former Rep. Anthony Weiner, the question lingers - will it be enough for political redemption?

It's been more than a year since Weiner resigned in disgrace after tweeting lewd pictures of himself. Yet his marriage survived the scandal that made him a national joke; his wife, Huma Abedin, was pregnant at the time and gave birth to their first child in December.

His political prospects are less certain, though new questions have recently surfaced about whether he's considering a comeback by running for citywide office in 2013.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: weiner
I can't help but wonder where Weiner's been hiding.

Mayor Weiner...anybody? How about it, Yanks?

1 posted on 07/18/2012 4:45:29 PM PDT by Dysart
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2 posted on 07/18/2012 4:48:55 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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3 posted on 07/18/2012 4:51:24 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Dysart

Wiener pulled out.


4 posted on 07/18/2012 4:52:20 PM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: Dysart

Further proof that political power is a disease. Weiner makes a complete ass of himself, embarrasses his wife, family, constituents, Congress (if it can be embarrassed), and then one year later, he wants back in the limelight.

Term limits, with no re-election and a limit on total years in office. It wouldn’t keep all the Hot Dogs like this jackass out of office but it would help.


5 posted on 07/18/2012 4:53:12 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Doogle

He really looks more like Squidward to me.


6 posted on 07/18/2012 4:55:47 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Dysart

New Yorkers need a Weiner in Gracie Mansion!


7 posted on 07/18/2012 4:56:24 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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The NYPost says Huma is either in DC or on the road with Hillary 80% of the time and Weenie is a stay-at-home dad.

Likely banging the nanny....

You’ll see the MSM start the rehab process for him, Spitzer, and John Edwards in 2013.


8 posted on 07/18/2012 4:59:49 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Dysart

“I can’t help but wonder where Weiner’s been hiding.”

Make no mistake, Weiner will rise again, erect and proud.


9 posted on 07/18/2012 5:05:31 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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Weiner Rises Amid Friction

Pressure Mounts on Weiner

Weiner May Blow Things Wide Open

Glad Handed Weiner Presses The Flesh


10 posted on 07/18/2012 5:06:54 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Dysart
Am I having a nightmare?

Did I wake up in an alternative universe?

11 posted on 07/18/2012 5:11:17 PM PDT by SMM48
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ROTFLMBO! You just made me snort all over my keyboard! :D

There used to be a clothing store in Houston owned by a local family named Weiner. My family shopped there and I could never understand why the people didn't change their name.

12 posted on 07/18/2012 5:13:41 PM PDT by Ditter
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I know they have temporarily broken up, but there’s a slight chance that Rielle Hunter could be FLOTUS in 2017.
The MSM will have John-Boy looking like a choir boy by 2016, especially if Hillary isn’t running.


13 posted on 07/18/2012 5:15:05 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Rebelbase
something his father shoulda done...
14 posted on 07/18/2012 5:20:22 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Dysart
Mayor Weiner...anybody? How about it, Yanks?

Are you suggesting that Weiner is going to try really hard to bring some Yanks his way?
15 posted on 07/18/2012 5:26:51 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Dysart

Hey Weenie, put a neck brace on
you're starting to droop a little.

16 posted on 07/18/2012 5:54:03 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Dysart

He sure is living up to his name, and he looks like himself!


17 posted on 07/18/2012 6:46:35 PM PDT by IslamE (epiphany)
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