July 26th, 2013
07:37 PM ET
9 months ago

Quinn: Weiner is immature, disconnected from the truth

(CNN) – Christine Quinn, New York's leading Democratic mayoral candidate says opponent Anthony Weiner has brought a circus on the city.

"All we've seen here with Congress member Weiner is really a pattern of reckless behavior, an immaturity and a real disconnect from the truth," said Quinn, who would not go so far as to call on Weiner to drop out of the race.

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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Christine Quinn • New York • The Lead
July 26th, 2013
05:58 PM ET
9 months ago

NY voter confronts Weiner for double standard

(CNN) – At least one Staten Island resident doesn't agree with Anthony Weiner's assertion his mayoral bid is representative of the middle class in spite of the new sexting revelations.

Weiner was confronted by the voter right after telling reporters he would likely soon stop answering questions about his previous online relationships.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner
July 26th, 2013
04:40 PM ET
9 months ago

Weiner says he has no response to Sydney Leathers

(CNN) - In a somewhat confrontational press conference Friday, Anthony Weiner did not answer questions about the 23-year-old Indiana native who came forward this week with racy messages that she and Weiner exchanged online last summer.

The New York City mayoral candidate also indicated he may stop answering questions all together about his online relationships with women following his 2011 resignation from Congress.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • New York
July 25th, 2013
04:51 PM ET
9 months ago

Weiner chat partner Sydney Leathers felt 'manipulated'

Updated at 5:32 p.m. ET on 7/25

(CNN) – The woman who exchanged the sexually explicit messages that have thrown Anthony Weiner's New York City mayoral campaign into damage control mode said Thursday the former congressman deceived her when he contacted her online.

"I felt manipulated," Sydney Leathers told the television program "Inside Edition." "Obviously I felt like he's saying one thing to me, another thing to his wife, saying another thing on the campaign trail. I don't know who the real Anthony Weiner is I guess."
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • New York
Hillary Clinton didn't know close friend and adviser Huma Abedin would speak out
July 25th, 2013
04:13 PM ET
9 months ago

Hillary Clinton didn't know close friend and adviser Huma Abedin would speak out

(CNN) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had no advance knowledge that her longtime friend and adviser, Huma Abedin, would speak out on behalf of her husband, Anthony Weiner, according to two sources with knowledge.

"She didn't know before she saw it on TV," one source said. Said another, "Hillary Clinton was not involved."
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Hillary Clinton
Weiner's poll numbers tumble
July 25th, 2013
01:20 PM ET
9 months ago

Weiner's poll numbers tumble

(CNN) – A new poll conducted entirely after Anthony Weiner admitted to lewd chats a year after such sexting forced him to resign from Congress indicates that the Democratic New York City mayoral candidate's support among voters has dropped significantly.

According to an NBC 4 New York/Wall Street Journal/Marist survey released Thursday, 16% of registered Democrats now say they'd vote for Weiner for mayor in September's Democratic primary. That's down nine percentage points from the last Marist survey, conducted in late June. In that poll Weiner stood at 25%, with New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn at 20%. Now Quinn leads Weiner 25%-16%.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • New York • Polls
July 25th, 2013
01:09 PM ET
9 months ago

Weiner estimates he sexted three women after resigning

(CNN) - Anthony Weiner, the embattled New York City mayoral candidate who admitted this week to sending raunchy chats to a young woman last summer, estimated Thursday he had online relationships with three different women after his 2011 resignation from Congress.

But speaking at a news conference, the Democrat said he couldn't say for sure how many more women might come forward.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • New York
Pelosi blasts Weiner, Filner: Do your therapy in private
July 25th, 2013
12:25 PM ET
9 months ago

Pelosi blasts Weiner, Filner: Do your therapy in private

Washington (CNN) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tore into Anthony Weiner and San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, saying Thursday the two former House Democrats should "get a clue" as they face backlash for their questionable behavior with women.

"Let me be very clear, the conduct of some of these people that we're talking about here is reprehensible," Pelosi said at her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Nancy Pelosi
Weiner addresses lewd exchanges
July 25th, 2013
10:23 AM ET
9 months ago

Pastor of XXX Church: Weiner is an addict, not a joke

(CNN) - There are still a lot of details to come out, but here's one thing we know about Anthony Weiner: He is not a punch line; he is an addict.

I would assume Weiner has always had an uphill battle against being the butt of someone's joke, just by the nature of his last name. Immaturity has always reigned supreme, and now in the days of Internet memes and Twitter zingers, Weiner seemed ready-made for a scandal.

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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Belief Blog
July 25th, 2013
08:36 AM ET
9 months ago

Sources: Huma Abedin considered leaving Weiner last fall

Updated 11:07 a.m. ET, 7/25

(CNN) - While Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin say they're trying to move their marriage past Weiner's repeated sexting scandals, friends of Abedin's told CNN that upon the former congressman's confession to his wife last fall that he had relapsed into exchanging lewd messages, Abedin was furious and seriously considered ending the marriage.

She was done and ready to leave him, the friend said. Another friend said she was "this close to walking out the door."
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • New York
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