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

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Huma Abedin (right) glances at her husband, New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, as he speaks at a press conference Tuesday. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption

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A New York radio reporter's brush with Internet fame led news outlets to set the "cubicle guy" story to music. This is a screen image from The Daily Beast's humorous take on the news. TheDailyBeastVideo hide caption

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Anthony Weiner during an appearance Tuesday in which he admitted that he had continued to "sext" after resigning from Congress in 2011. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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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 hide caption

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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. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., at a Brooklyn Nets basketball game in November 2012. Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

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