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

Nov 6th 2017, 10:26 PM 23,650 Views 44 Comments

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

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

Sep 25th 2017, 3:57 PM 24,315 Views 22 Comments

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

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

May 19th 2017, 4:50 PM 12,849 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 11th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,126 Views 6 Comments

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

Jul 26th 2013, 3:15 PM 7,783 Views 25 Comments

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.

NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admits to another sexting scandal
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NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admits to another sexting scandal

Jul 23rd 2013, 10:02 PM 14,299 Views 32 Comments

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.

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

Apr 10th 2013, 7:50 PM 7,018 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Poll: Is Twitter an appropriate forum for politicians?
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Poll: Is Twitter an appropriate forum for politicians?

Jan 8th 2012, 12:53 PM 3,428 Views 25 Comments

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?

13 fabulously cringetastic moments of the year
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13 fabulously cringetastic moments of the year

Dec 31st 2011, 11:00 AM 9,879 Views 2 Comments

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

2011: The year of resignations
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2011: The year of resignations

Dec 27th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,818 Views 1 Comment

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.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Sep 14th 2011, 8:04 PM 591 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 14th 2011, 1:56 PM 201 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Aug 11th 2011, 3:40 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

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

7 sex scandals that shocked the political world
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7 sex scandals that shocked the political world

Jul 5th 2011, 6:22 PM 6,589 Views 5 Comments

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…

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

Jun 28th 2011, 5:09 PM 2,311 Views 15 Comments

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

Watch: 'Obama' cut short at Republican conference
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Watch: 'Obama' cut short at Republican conference

Jun 20th 2011, 12:02 PM 1,004 Views 5 Comments

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

Disgraced US congressman Anthony Weiner says he will resign
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Disgraced US congressman Anthony Weiner says he will resign

Jun 16th 2011, 3:01 PM 794 Views 7 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 12th 2011, 7:09 PM 2,003 Views 0 Comments

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

Jun 12th 2011, 12:55 PM 322 Views 12 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jun 11th 2011, 7:34 PM 1,223 Views 3 Comments

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

Jun 11th 2011, 4:34 PM 363 Views 3 Comments

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.

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

Jun 9th 2011, 11:31 AM 467 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Jun 7th 2011, 10:50 AM 1,052 Views 12 Comments

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.