To announce his official bid for mayor of New York City, Anthony Weiner created a video in which he portrays himself as middle class, down to earth, repentant, and ready to fight for the middle class in NYC.
Ex-New York Rep. Anthony Weiner, who was forced out of office by a scandal, is considering a run for New York City mayor.
Former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner reportedly is "seriously considering" running for mayor of New York.
Anthony Weiner, who resigned his Congress seat after lying about tweeting an illicit photo of himself to a 21-year-old supporter, has become a father.
Are Halloween masks of Jews in the news a trick or just a new treatment?
Was it Israel, same-sex marriage or the Obama administration’s handling of the economy?
In a blow to Democrats, a Republican candidate captured the heavily Jewish New York City congressional district previously represented by Rep. Anthony Weiner.
Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind, an Orthodox Jew, announced that he will not support the Democratic candidate to replace former Rep. Anthony Weiner.
Ed Koch said he may endorse a Republican in the race to replace disgraced congressman Anthony Weiner, because it would send Obama a warning about his Israel positions.
In his story this week on the resignation of the congressman from New York, JTA's Ron Kampeas asked top Democratic leaders what made Anthony Weiner's transgressions more resignation-worthy than those of Bill Clinton or Sen. David Vitter, the Virgina Republican who remains in office after the public learned he frequented prostitutes. In the Weiner scandal, Democrats said, there was the "ick" factor of the photos making their way around the internet, the novelty of Weiner's transgressions and his indignant lies about it.
What happens when new media scandal meets ancient political calculus? Anthony Weiner, the Democrat from New York, found out on Thursday, when he delivered his resignation following intense pressure from party leaders. Top Democrats described for JTA the key factors that led to Weiner’s ouster: Their bafflement with the new media Weiner used and misused to send a lewd photo to a 21-year-old fan, his aloof nature, and the need above all to introduce bread-and-butter issues like health care back into the news cycle.
Jewish Congressman Anthony Weiner announced his resignation Thursday, following the revelation that he had sent a lewd photograph to young women online.
Rep. Anthony Weiner reportedly is set to resign in the wake of a scandal in which he lied about sexually explicit exchanges on social media outlets. Friends of Weiner (D-N.Y.) were quoted Thursday as saying that the embattled congressman will resign under pressure from top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives who had urged him to end the distraction of the scandal by leaving office.
A Southern Baptist leader is defending his call for Rep. Anthony Weiner to turn to Jesus, answering criticism that he was targeting the embattled congressman because of his Jewishness.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved Rep. Anthony Weiner's request for a leave of absence. Weiner (D-N.Y.) requested a two-week leave of absence in order to enter a treatment center to deal with his addiction to having inappropriate online relationships with women. He reportedly entered treatment over the weekend. House memebrs approved the leave request Monday with a unanimous voice vote.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) became the first Democratic representative to call on Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) to resign over inappropriate internet relationships. “Having the respect of your constituents is fundamental for a member of Congress,” she said in a statement. “In light of Anthony Weiner’s offensive behavior online, he should resign.”
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the U.S. House of Representatives majority leader, called on Congressman Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) to resign. Cantor's call Tuesday came a day after Weiner admitted to having innapropriate Internet relationships and lying about a lewd photo posted to his Twitter account.
He was supposed to be one of Congress’ rising stars, a Jewish boy from Brooklyn with great ambition and promise. A truculent Democrat with a penchant for media attention, Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) was an unabashed liberal on domestic affairs and a hard-liner on foreign policy, particularly Israel. Like his predecessor in his U.S. House of Representatives seat, Sen. Charles Schumer, Weiner had larger ambitions -- in his case, mayor of New York City.
U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner skipped the Celebrate Israel Parade in New York as reports emerged of a second illicit Internet interaction. Weiner (D-N.Y.), who is Jewish and one of the most ardent supporters of Israel in Congress, is usually a reliable appearance at the annual parade and other Israel-related events.
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the Republican majority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, called on Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) to "come clean" about a controversy over a lewd photo. Cantor made his comments in a television interview on Thursday, as Weiner endured a fourth day on the receiving end of questions about a photo of a man in his underwear that was sent from his Twitter account. The photo was sent to a 21-year-old female college student who is a Twitter follower of Weiner's.
Jon Stewart on Anthony Weiner
The U.S. Senate unanimously voted to authorize the construction of a memorial in Arlington National Cemetery for fallen Jewish chaplains. The bill approved Thursday night had already been approved by the House of Representatives.