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#Anthony Weiner

From TheJournal.ie Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl 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”.

From TheJournal.ie Former US congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case 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”.

From TheJournal.ie Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old Guilty

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bill de Blasio ahead in Democratic NYC mayoral poll, Christine Quinn third 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.

From TheJournal.ie Anthony Weiner admits to more cyber affairs, falls behind in NYC mayoral race 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.

From TheJournal.ie NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admits to another sexting scandal 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.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added dopes and stolen jokes Need To Know

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

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie 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?

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.

From TheJournal.ie 2011: The year of resignations 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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…

From TheJournal.ie Democrats lose 'safe' Weiner seat in New York to Republicans 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.

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.

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…

From TheJournal.ie '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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Disgraced US congressman Anthony Weiner says he will resign 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.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday 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.

From TheJournal.ie US Congressman Anthony Weiner says online contact with teenage girl not explicit 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.

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.

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.