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#Anthony Weiner

# anthony-weiner - Monday 6 November, 2017

Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl

Weiner was sentenced in September by a judge who said the crime resulted from a “very strong compulsion”.

# anthony-weiner - Monday 25 September, 2017

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

Weiner, weeping as he read from a written statement on a page he held in front of him, called his crime his “rock bottom”.

# anthony-weiner - Friday 19 May, 2017

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old

She also accused him of asking her to undress on camera.

# anthony-weiner - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Bill de Blasio ahead in Democratic NYC mayoral poll, Christine Quinn third

De Blasio emerged as the surprise top choice among Democratic members with Irish-American hopeful Christine Quinn falling to a disappointing third. Anthony Weiner received just 5 per cent of the vote.

# anthony-weiner - Friday 26 July, 2013

Anthony Weiner admits to more cyber affairs, falls behind in NYC mayoral race

Former US Congressman Anthony Weiner, who has been attempting a political comeback after accidentally tweeting a picture of his crotch to all of his followers, has admitted that he had more affairs while in office.

# anthony-weiner - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admits to another sexting scandal

Weiner, who was forced to resign as a congressman after sending explicit pictures of himself to women, is now implicated in another scandal as he plots a mayoral bid.

# anthony-weiner - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added dopes and stolen jokes

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# anthony-weiner - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Poll: Is Twitter an appropriate forum for politicians? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Twitter an appropriate forum for politicians?

In the wake of of various controversies over politicians’ tweets in the UK, we are asking should politicians leave the serious commentary out of Twitter?

# anthony-weiner - Saturday 31 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge 13 fabulously cringetastic moments of the year Scarlet This post contains videos

13 fabulously cringetastic moments of the year

Politicians in particular excelled at making a show of themselves – even when they are not intending to.

# anthony-weiner - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

2011: The year of resignations

Undone by sex scandals, economic failures, uprisings and other controversies, an astonishing number of high-profile figures resigned from their various posts in the past 12 months.

# anthony-weiner - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Today’s main news and other bits and pieces you may have missed…

Democrats lose 'safe' Weiner seat in New York to Republicans

Anthony Weiner was forced to step down in June following a Twitter sex scandal. His seat had been held by Democrats since the 1920s.

# anthony-weiner - Thursday 11 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Alec Baldwin won't be the next mayor of New York City Ambition

Alec Baldwin won't be the next mayor of New York City

American actor Alec Baldwin says he needs to go ‘back to school’ before trying his hand at politics.

# anthony-weiner - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge 7 sex scandals that shocked the political world Sex Scandal This post contains videos

7 sex scandals that shocked the political world

DSK may be cleared of all sexual misconduct charges in relation to a New York chambermaid – but these politicians had their career ended by sex scandals…

# anthony-weiner - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

'I'm not a crook': the top 5 US political scandals Scandal This post contains videos

'I'm not a crook': the top 5 US political scandals

Watergate and other political scandals that have rocked the US, and the world.

# anthony-weiner - Monday 20 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Watch: 'Obama' cut short at Republican conference Not Obama This post contains videos

Watch: 'Obama' cut short at Republican conference

The impersonator Reggie Brown went down a storm at first, but was then ushered off stage. See why.

# anthony-weiner - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Disgraced US congressman Anthony Weiner says he will resign

Friends say that Anthony Weiner will resign from the US congress after revelations of lewd online exchanges with women.

# anthony-weiner - Sunday 12 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your rainy Sunday Fix: Gilmore says we can still get an interest rate cut; bad news for growth in Irish businesses; the result of our caption competition; and a bit of Eric Clapton to brighten up your evening.

US Congressman seeks help to make him a "better husband and healthier person" amid resignation calls Weiner

US Congressman seeks help to make him a "better husband and healthier person" amid resignation calls

Anthony Weiner’s problems go from bad to worse as his party’s leadership call on him to resign.

# anthony-weiner - Saturday 11 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In the Saturday news Fix: Nuns says they will participate in any Magdalene inquiry; Al Qaeda’s top man in East Africa is dead; the lowdown on The Palin Emails’; and meet Debbie, she really likes cats.

US Congressman Anthony Weiner says online contact with teenage girl not explicit

A 17-year-old girl has been interviewed by police about her communications with Weiner, but police told the AP she did not mention any criminal activity.

# anthony-weiner - Thursday 9 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Alec Baldwin considers running for New York mayor after 'Weinergate' Mayor Baldwin?

Alec Baldwin considers running for New York mayor after 'Weinergate'

With the controversy surrounding previous mayoral favourite Anthony Weiner and his explicit Twitter pictures, there could be an opening for the 30 Rock star.

# anthony-weiner - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge US Congressman will not resign despite admitting to sending lewd Twitter picture Weiner This post contains videos

US Congressman will not resign despite admitting to sending lewd Twitter picture

New York representative Anthony Weiner admitted to sending a picture of his covered genitals to a follower on Twitter as well as conducting other inappropriate affairs over social media sites.