July 24th, 2013
09:04 AM ET
1 year ago

Calls for 'Carlos Danger' to withdraw pour in

Updated 5:09 p.m. ET, 7/24

(CNN) – It didn't take long for the calls to come in for Anthony Weiner to withdraw from the New York City mayoral contest following his shocking admission Tuesday that he sent lusty messages more than a year after resigning from Congress for the same dubious habits.

But Weiner said Wednesday that his fate will ultimately be up to the voters.

"That's for the citizens to decide," he told reporters outside of his apartment.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • New York
July 23rd, 2013
06:45 PM ET
1 year ago

Weiner, with wife at side, says lewd exchanges happened after resignation

Updated at 10:13 p.m. ET on 7/23

(CNN) - With his wife by his side, New York mayoral candidate and former congressman Anthony Weiner said Tuesday that some of the sexually explicit online exchanges that were published by a gossip website happened after his resignation from the U.S. House in 2011.

"Some of these things happened before my resignation, some happened after," Weiner said at a hastily organized press conference in New York, where he also pushed back when asked if the latest revelation would prompt him to drop out of the race.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • New York