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Anthony Weiner on Tuesday, before the results came in and before he waved goodbye.
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September 11, 2013 The former congressman, who had been attempting a comeback from a sexting scandal, got just 5 percent of the votes Tuesday in his bid to be the Democratic nominee in New York City's mayoral race. In a chaotic scene as he left his election night event, he flipped the bird.
Anthony Weiner argues with a voter.
September 4, 2013 The campaign of the embattled New York City mayoral candidate continues to be rife with drama. This time, a war of words broke out at a Brooklyn bakery.
Anthony Weiner listens to a question from the media after courting voters outside a Harlem subway station in May.
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July 31, 2013 Why does Anthony Weiner keep going? Even with his campaign engulfed in scandal and embarrassment, the former congressman's frenetic energy and hunger for the spotlight remain powerful forces.
Huma Abedin (right) glances at her husband, New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, as he speaks at a press conference Tuesday.
July 25, 2013 Democrat Anthony Weiner's path to the New York City mayor's office got a lot more complicated Thursday, just two days after he asserted that new revelations of his lewd online conduct would not chase him from the race for his party's nomination.
Anthony Weiner during an appearance Tuesday in which he admitted that he had continued to "sext" after resigning from Congress in 2011.
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July 24, 2013 In high-profile interviews published in 2012 and earlier this year, the former congressman spoke of the "sexting" that led to his 2011 resignation from Congress as being in the past. Tuesday, he admitted that the behavior continued at least well into 2012.
July 23, 2013 According to a "nightlife" website, Weiner sexted with an unidentified woman about a year after he resigned from Congress. Weiner is trying to revive his political career with a run for New York City mayor.
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., in June 2011 — at the height of the sexting scandal that led to his resignation from Congress.
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May 22, 2013 The former congressman's career appeared to be over when he resigned in 2011 because of an extramarital sexting scandal and his lies about it. Now, he tells voters, "I've made some big mistakes. ... I hope I get a second chance to work for you." The Democratic primary is set for Sept. 10.
U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner announces his resignation from Congress on June 16, 2011, in New York. The disgraced former congressman is reportedly considering a run for New York mayor.
April 22, 2013 The disgraced politician who resigned his congressional seat after sending sexual images to female followers on the social networking site — and then lying about it — rejoined Twitter on Monday. His first tweet was a link to a policy paper he authored.
Mayor Weiner? Anthony Weiner, pictured in May 2011 addressing his sexting scandal, says he is considering a run to succeed Michael Bloomberg in New York City.
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April 11, 2013 Politicians who were caught up in sex scandals have often achieved second careers in media and lobbying. Now, some want to return to elective office.
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., at a Brooklyn Nets basketball game in November 2012.
April 10, 2013 Brought down by a sexting scandal nearly two years ago, the former congressman is considering a run for mayor of New York City. In a long New York Times Magazine report, Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, talk about the scandal, their marriage and the odds against a successful comeback.
June 8, 2011 Demanding that Nancy Pelosi call publicly for Weiner to resign, RNC head Reince Priebus said the scandal would keep up a steady distracting drip. What he didn't have to say was that he would be one of those making sure the scandal stays in the news.
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