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Timeline of US Congressman’s Internet Sex Scandal

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Friday May 27: A lewd photograph appears on U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner’s Twitter feed. The message, sent to a 21-year-old female college student, is quickly deleted. Weiner then tweets that his Facebook account was hacked. Monday May 30: Weiner’s office says he has hired a lawyer to help him decide what to do about the […]

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US Congressman Seeks Help Amid Calls for Resigination

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner says he will enter a treatment center after House Democratic leaders called on him to resign in the aftermath of an online sex scandal. An aide for the New York lawmaker said Saturday Weiner said he would request a leave of absence from the House and seek treatment, but provided no […]

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Top Democrats Call for Weiner to Resign

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the U.S. Democratic Party are calling on Representative Anthony Weiner to resign as he faces an online sex scandal. The House Democratic leader, Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, said Saturday Weiner “needs help” and he should get some “without the pressures of being a member of Congress.” National party chairman, Representative Debbie Wasserman […]

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Democrats Urge Embattled US Congressman to Resign

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 8:16 pm (UTC-5)
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Key Democrats have joined Republicans in urging Democratic U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner to resign as he faces an online sex scandal. Democratic Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz said Wednesday Weiner should step down in light of his “offensive behavior online.” She said having the respect of constituents is fundamental for a member of Congress. Schwartz holds a […]

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