June 8, 2011

Weiner Faces Calls to Resign

Barbaro and Chen, New York Times

Representative Anthony D. Weiner of New York, reeling from revelations of salacious online behavior that threaten his political career, moved rapidly on Tuesday to make amends as Republicans called for his resignation and leading members of his own Democratic Party distanced themselves from him.

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Senator Harry Reid, the majority leader and fellow Democrat, said, "I wish there was some way I can defend him, but I can't."�

Mr. Weiner spent much of the past 24 hours apologizing...

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