Anthony Weiner Hints of Another Comeback Attempt

Anthony Weiner. (Photo: Getty)
Anthony Weiner running for mayor. (Photo: Getty)

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner posted a thank you message to supporters on Facebook this afternoon that leaves the door open–ever so slightly–to another comeback run.

“What’s next? I’ll keep you posted on my plans. But I hope we keep the band together,” he wrote in the message to supporters posted on his Facebook page. Continue reading “Anthony Weiner Hints of Another Comeback Attempt”

Ex-Anthony Weiner Campaign Manager Among Those Tapped to Join New Comptroller’s Offfice

Camille Joseph. (Photo: LinkedIn)
Camille Joseph. (Photo: LinkedIn)

Scott Stringer, the city’s next comptroller, slayed one scandal-scarred pol on his road to victory. Now he’s bringing on board the ex-staffer of another randy Democrat. 

Camille Joseph, who served as the second campaign manager of former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s failed mayoral bid, will join the comptroller’s office as deputy comptroller for public affairs. Ms. Joseph will be tasked with handling all communications and outreach while also serving as a liaison to various governmental agencies.  Continue reading “Ex-Anthony Weiner Campaign Manager Among Those Tapped to Join New Comptroller’s Offfice”

Weiner Blames Reporter for Not Asking About Second Sexting Scandal

Anthony Weiner. (Photo: Getty)
Anthony Weiner. (Photo: Getty)

Political observers have often remarked that if Anthony Weiner had simply come clean about his post-resignation sexting relapse in his initial tell-all interview with The New York Times Magazine, he would have fared far better in this year’s mayoral race.

And in an interview with GQ magazine published today, Mr. Weiner agreed, blaming the Times Magazine writer, Jonathan Van Meter, for not being “tough enough” on him. Continue reading “Weiner Blames Reporter for Not Asking About Second Sexting Scandal”

Post-Mayoral Anthony Weiner Has Another Epic TV Interview

Anthony Weiner on Hannity.
Anthony Weiner tonight.

His campaign may be dead, but Anthony Weiner is still chugging along.

Almost a month to the day since he faced off against MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell and then finished a distant fifth in the mayor’s race, Mr. Weiner challenged conservative talk show host Sean Hannity to a health care debate on Fox News and quickly found the discussion veering into absurdity.

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Anthony Weiner Eyed Media Gigs Long Before Mayoral Bid: Sources

Anthony Weiner rides the train with some press. (Photo: Getty)
Anthony Weiner rides the train with some press. (Photo: Getty)

Anthony Weiner, whose mayoral bid imploded following revelations that he’d continued sexting long after his resignation from Congress, was already plotting a Plan B more than six months before he lost his bid for Gracie Mansion, sources said. Continue reading “Anthony Weiner Eyed Media Gigs Long Before Mayoral Bid: Sources”

Anthony Weiner Makes His Post-Election Debut

Anthony Weiner on NY1. (Photo: NY1)
Anthony Weiner. (Photo: NY1)

A week after losing his race for mayor, ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner has found a new calling: punditry.

Mr. Weiner appeared on NY1’s Road to City Hall last night to pontificate on the political landscape he’d just left. He did the same in the pages of the Daily News this morning. In both cases, the failed candidate reflected on the Democrat who bested him in the primary.

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