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Anthony Weiner is a US Politician. He is a former US Representative for New York's 9th congressional district.

In June 2011, Weiner admitted that he had sent several sexual explicit photographs of himself to several women through social networking sites like Twitter. He has faced severe criticism from Politicians in the US who recommended him to step down. On June 16, 2011 he announced his resignation.

Timeline

  • June 16, 2011: Rep. Anthony Weiner has announced his resignation. He is under fire for sending lewd photos to women on Twitter and repeatedly lying about it.

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Qorvis' Matt J. Lauer Discusses Anthony Weiner Comeback With Daily Beast
Qorvis' partner of Geopolitical Solutions (GPS), crisis communications, and public diplomacy, Matt J. Lauer, discussed the possible political rehabilitation of former representative Anthony Weiner with the Daily Beast, http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/06/17/anthony-weiner-s-future-can-he-get-clintons-help-or-be-next-eliot-spitzer.html

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