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  • Weiner's Most Shameful Reveal/CEOs are held personally responsible for honest disclosures...

    06/13/2011 1:45:47 PM PDT · by Fred · 11 replies
    Smart Money ^ | 071311 | JONATHAN HOENIG
    By now you've probably seen enough -- literally -- of Anthony Weiner, the New York City Congressman embroiled in a scandal involving online relationships with several women, including his sending suggestive photos taken from the House of Representatives gym. Members of both parties have called on Weiner to resign. The raunchy emails from the married Congressman aren't terribly shocking. Several studies have estimated that more than half of men and women are unfaithful to their spouses. The public outrage has stemmed in my opinion not from Weiner's tweets, but his deception. Rep. Weiner lied to reporters, instructed others to lie...
  • DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz calls for resignation of Rep. Anthony Weiner (headline only)

    DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz calls for resignation of Rep. Anthony Weiner
  • Blog: Weiner to check himself into a treatment center

    06/11/2011 12:12:41 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 183 replies
    Zero Hedge | June 11, 2011 | Zero Hedge
    RT @thomaskaplan: BREAKING: Anthony Weiner headed to check himself into a treatment center, according to two senior Democratic officials.
  • Defiant Weiner won't resign, seeks 'treatment' (Ignores calls from Pelosi and top Dems to resign)

    06/11/2011 12:44:05 PM PDT · by Qbert · 205 replies
    Politico ^ | June 11, 2011 | Jonathan Allen and Maggie Haberman
    A defiant Rep. Anthony Weiner will not resign and will instead seek treatment even as a the top leaders of the Democratic Party abandoned him en masse Saturday after it was revealed that he had communicated online with a 17-year-old Delaware girl. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the party’s top campaign chiefs — Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) — all called on Weiner to resign in statements released within minutes of each other. But Weiner has ignored those calls and announced Saturday afternoon that he’s seeking...
  • Weiner Says He Sent Explicit Photos of Himself

    06/08/2011 4:44:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 8, 2011 | Andrew Miga
    New York Rep. Anthony Weiner says in a statement that he sent explicit photos of himself. He made the statement Wednesday as an X-rated photo that he purportedly took of himself turned up on the Internet. The photo, which shows a man's genitals, was published by a website after conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart showed it to the hosts of Sirius XM radio's Opie & Anthony Show.
  • Weiner faces Republican fire, Democratic anger (getting grill'd, time to ReTweet! & Move on?)

    06/07/2011 9:07:18 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/7/11 | Thomas Ferraro and Deborah Charles - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top Republican on Tuesday called on Democratic Representative Anthony Weiner to resign, saying Congress cannot afford to be distracted by the sexually charged photos and tweets he sent to women. House Republican Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia became the first top lawmaker to say that Weiner, an outspoken liberal who easily won a seventh two-year term in the House of Representatives last year, "should resign". "We've got a lot of serious challenges going on in this country and a lot of work for Congress to do. The last thing we need is to be immersed in...
  • The Secret Online Life of Rep. Weiner

    06/07/2011 6:25:11 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 21 replies
    ny times ^ | 6-7-11 | the readers
    Re “Tearful Weiner Admits Sending Explicit Picture” (front page, June 7): As a constituent of Representative Anthony D. Weiner, I would hope that he takes the dignified course of action and steps down. With these pictures in the public forum and the possibility of more looming, his ability to defend my interests has diminished. Mr. Weiner has let down all of his constituents and no longer carries the reputation needed to actively debate on a national stage. He should leave the political arena. MICHAEL METS Glendale, Queens, June 7, 2011 To the Editor: Politicians don’t seem to understand that if...
  • (Democrat) Anthony Weiner 'used congressional phone' for sex chat with blackjack dealer

    06/07/2011 2:58:55 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 50 replies
    the telegraph ^ | 6/7/2011 | By Jon Swaine
    Anthony Weiner, the US congressman who lied about lewd online exchanges with female admirers, was mired in further controversy on Tuesday, as women alleged he used his office to carry out the affairs. The married New York Democrat was under intense pressure as the reason he gave for not resigning – that he kept the sexual messages and pictures separate from his work – was challenged. A Las Vegas Blackjack dealer claimed he had called her for phone sex from a congressional line, while a pornographic actress alleged he offered to have someone from his "team" help her prepare misleading...
  • Weinergate Bombshell: New Woman Comes Foward W/ Pics & Communication (Graphic)

    06/06/2011 4:41:12 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 37 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 6/6/11 | Andrew Breitbart
    A new woman has come forward with what she claims are photographs, chats, and emails with Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY). These appear to undermine severely Rep. Weiner’s explanations that he was the victim of a “prank” or a “hack.” The detailed new information suggests that the Brooklyn- and Queens-based representative and the young woman in question were involved in an online, consensual relationship involving the mutual exchange of intimate photographs. BigGovernment.com and BigJournalism.com were approached regarding this information more than a week prior to the separate, independent event of Friday, May 27, 2011, when a link to the now-infamous “gray...