Anthony Weiner


Wed September 11, 2013
The Two-Way

Anthony Weiner's Run Ends With A Flourish Of His Finger

Originally published on Wed September 11, 2013 6:55 am

Anthony Weiner on Tuesday, before the results came in and before he waved goodbye.
Eduardo Munoz Reuters/Landov

Voters in New York City are waiting to see whether Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio reached the 40 percent point that would avoid an Oct. 1 runoff with challenger William Thompson.

With about 98 percent of precincts having reported the results from Tuesday's voting, our colleagues at WNYC say that de Blasio has 40.19 percent of the vote to Thompson's 26.04 percent.

If de Blasio is declared the winner, he would face Republican Joe Lhota in November.

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Wed September 4, 2013
The Two-Way

Racist Remark Leads To Spat Between Anthony Weiner, Voter

Originally published on Wed September 4, 2013 7:56 pm

Anthony Weiner argues with a voter.

Anthony Weiner, the former congressman and now New York City mayoral candidate, continues to be embroiled in drama: Throughout the day, a video circled the Internet that showed a fierce confrontation between him and a Jewish voter.

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Sun July 28, 2013
The Two-Way

Weiner Campaign Manager Quits After Latest 'Sexting' Scandal

Anthony Weiner, New York mayoral candidate, during a news conference on Thursday in New York.
Bebeto Matthews Associated Press

The man in charge of Anthony Weiner's campaign is stepping aside in the wake of new revelations that the candidate exchanged lewd online messages with several women. But Weiner says he's staying in the race to become mayor of New York.

Danny Kedem, who joined Weiner's campaign in early spring, resigned over the weekend, the candidate said on Sunday.

"We have an amazing staff, but this isn't about the people working on the campaign. It's about the people we're campaigning for," Weiner said after speaking at a Brooklyn church, according to The Associated Press.

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Tue July 23, 2013
The Two-Way

Anthony Weiner Acknowledges More Inappropriate Messages

Originally published on Tue July 23, 2013 4:36 pm

Anthony Weiner listens to a question from the media after courting voters outside a Harlem subway station in May.
Mario Tama Getty Images

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner says he did, indeed, trade lewd messages with a woman after his departure from Congress.

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Wed May 22, 2013
The Two-Way

Anthony Weiner Jumps Into Race To Be NYC Mayor

Originally published on Wed May 22, 2013 9:03 am

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., in June 2011 — at the height of the sexting scandal that led to his resignation from Congress.
Andrew Gombert EPA /Landov

Former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner, whose career appeared to famously flame out in 2011 when he resigned from Congress because of an extramarital sexting scandal and his lies about what he'd done, has now officially jumped back into politics.

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