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# Anthony Weiner

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# Off to Jail
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”.
# US politics
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”.
# Guilty
Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old
She also accused him of asking her to undress on camera.
# nyc mayor
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.
# Carlos Danger
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.
# Weiner
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.
# need to know
The Evening with added dopes and stolen jokes
Things we learned, loved and shared today…
# Your Say
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?
# Scarlet
13 fabulously cringetastic moments of the year
Politicians in particular excelled at making a show of themselves – even when they are not intending to.
# Bye Bye
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Today’s main news and other bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Weiner-fail
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.
# 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.
# Sex Scandal
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…
# Scandal
'I'm not a crook': the top 5 US political scandals
Watergate and other political scandals that have rocked the US, and the world.
# Not Obama
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.
# Weiner
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.
# Daily Fix
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.
# 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.
# Daily Fix
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.
# Weiner
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.
# 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.
# Weiner
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.