September 4th, 2013
08:36 PM ET
11 months ago

Anthony Weiner challenges man who rebuked him for being 'married to an Arab'

(CNN) – Beleaguered New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner got into a war of words Wednesday with a man who lashed out at him for being "married to an Arab," in addition to chastising the former congressman about his well-documented sexting scandal.

The incident began inside a bakery in Brooklyn's Borough Park neighborhood, where the man yelled out to Weiner, who had just bought cookies and an iced coffee, "You're a real scumbag."

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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • New York
New York City Democrats wrap up last of three mayor's race debates
September 4th, 2013
07:14 AM ET
11 months ago

New York City Democrats wrap up last of three mayor's race debates

New York (CNN) – Five of six Democratic candidates vying to become the next mayor of New York City took to the airwaves Tuesday night in the last of three debates. The hourlong televised debate continued for another half hour online, one week before the primary.

Unlike the last debate, during which the city's stop-and-frisk law enforcement policies dominated the discussion, the Democratic candidates answered questions on everything from immigration and labor contracts to education.

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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Bill de Blasio • Christine Quinn • New York
de Blasio races to top of NY mayoral poll
The candidates. From left to right, Weiner, Albanese, Liu, Quinn, Thompson, Salgado and de Blasio at the August 21 primary debate.
August 28th, 2013
04:17 PM ET
11 months ago

de Blasio races to top of NY mayoral poll

(CNN) - Remember when Anthony Weiner led the pack for the Democratic New York mayoral nod?

That was July.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Bill de Blasio • Christine Quinn • Mayoral races • New York
Mayoral hopefuls spar over stop and frisk in debate
August 21st, 2013
09:41 PM ET
11 months ago

Mayoral hopefuls spar over stop and frisk in debate

(CNN) - Candidates vying to become the next mayor of New York displayed deep disagreements in a televised debate Wednesday over the city's controversial stop-and-frisk searches, which a federal judge said earlier this month violate the Constitution by targeting minorities.

While all of the Democratic candidates have proposed reforms to the policy, frontrunners Christine Quinn, the City Council speaker: and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio sparred over the substance of how the controversial policy would change under their watch.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Bill de Blasio • Christine Quinn • New York
Poll: Quinn, De Blasio neck-and-neck in NYC mayoral race
August 15th, 2013
08:19 PM ET
11 months ago

Poll: Quinn, De Blasio neck-and-neck in NYC mayoral race

(CNN) - Another poll indicates continued shuffling in the Democratic race for New York City's mayor.

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn are tied at 24% among likely primary voters, while former Rep. Anthony Weiner remains at the back of the pack, according to the new NBC4/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll released Thursday.

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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Bill de Blasio • Christine Quinn • New York • Polls
August 13th, 2013
09:44 PM ET
11 months ago

NYC mayoral debate gets ugly between Weiner, Quinn

(CNN) - Anthony Weiner's top opponents for New York City's Democratic mayoral race each got a chance to address the former congressman in a major televised debate Tuesday night, but City Council Speaker Christine Quinn took more than one shot at the flagging candidate as the two engaged in heated exchanges throughout the night.

Two minutes deep into the five-candidate showdown, Weiner was already acknowledging and apologizing for his sexting scandal, but he urged voters to move beyond his "personal failings" and focus on the more substantive issues in the race.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Christine Quinn • New York
August 13th, 2013
07:45 PM ET
11 months ago

Hillary Clinton spokesman: No clue what Weiner was talking about

(CNN) – A spokesman for Hillary Clinton hit back at Anthony Weiner's suggestion that he's familiar with the former secretary of state's plans for 2016 and how his wife will fit into those plans.

"We have absolutely no clue what he was talking about. Maybe his campaign does. Doubt it though," Nick Merrill, a spokesman for Clinton, said in a statement.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Hillary Clinton
Poll: New frontrunner in NYC Democratic mayoral race
August 13th, 2013
03:34 PM ET
11 months ago

Poll: New frontrunner in NYC Democratic mayoral race

(CNN) – In a surprising switch-up, a new poll indicates Public Advocate Bill de Blasio jumped to the front of the Democratic primary race for New York City mayor.

According to the Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday, de Blasio has the support of 30% of likely primary voters, with City Council Speaker Christine Quinn–the former frontrunner–falling behind with 24% and former Comptroller Bill Thompson taking in 22% just four weeks before the September 10 primary.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Christine Quinn • New York
August 12th, 2013
09:12 PM ET
11 months ago

Weiner says scandal hurt wife 'professionally'; knows 2016 Clinton role

(CNN) – Anthony Weiner said Monday he believes his sexting scandals have damaged his wife's career and seemingly dropped a hint about Hillary Clinton's potential 2016 presidential plans.

In a wide-ranging interview with BuzzFeed's Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith that was livestreamed exclusively on the "CNN BuzzFeed" channel on YouTube, Weiner also revealed that he's still in therapy but did not give further details on the frequency of his sessions.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • New York
August 12th, 2013
05:16 PM ET
11 months ago

Anthony Weiner's interview: The top moments

(CNN) – Anthony Weiner's run for New York City mayor has been one of the most watched - and most controversial - campaigns in the country. Weiner passed on a beer, but he sat for a live question-and answer session hosted by BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith in a "BuzzFeed Brews" event that was livestreamed exclusively on the "CNN BuzzFeed" channel on YouTube.

In the wide-ranging interview, Weiner talked about the effect his sexting scandal had on his wife's career and weighed in on his therapy sessions. He also dropped a hint about Hillary Clinton's plans for 2016.
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