Sydney Leathers Crashes Anthony Weiner’s ‘Victory Party’

Sydney Leathers tonight.
Sydney Leathers tonight.

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s former sext-object showed up at the underdog mayoral candidate’s campaign “victory party” at Connolly’s pub tonight with a message of her own.

“He needs some sex therapy,” said Sydney Leathers to the horde of reporters that crowded around her outside Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant, when asked about what’s next for Weiner.

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Weiner Doesn’t Know if Huma Will Return to the Trail

Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin at a press conference after his latest sexting scandal. (Photo: Getty)
Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin at a press conference after his latest sexting scandal. (Photo: Getty)

In an interview on Meet the Press this morning, Anthony Weiner would not say whether his high-profile wife would re-join him on the campaign trail again.

Mr. Weiner, speaking with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie, said he doesn’t know if his wife, Huma Abedin, an aide to Hillary Clinton, will be at his side, including on Election Day Tuesday.  Continue reading “Weiner Doesn’t Know if Huma Will Return to the Trail”

Anthony Weiner Touts Council Work at End of Record-Touting Week

Anthony Weiner motioning to a public housing complex that went up in flames.
Anthony Weiner motioning to a public housing complex that went up in flames.

After spending weeks trying to convince voters that his personal failings were behind him and touting forward-looking policy ideas, Anthony Weiner is now showcasing his past.

The former Congressman, who has often been accused of having a lackluster legislative record, has been using each day this week to showcase his most notable accomplishments. And, it seems the list is so lengthy that Mr. Weiner had to ask a campaign aide for help remembering them all.

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Christine Quinn Earns Coveted Sydney Leathers Endorsement

Sydney Leathers. (Photo: Twitter/sydneyelainexo)
Sydney Leathers. (Photo: Twitter/sydneyelainexo)

Anthony Weiner’s sexting gal pal Sydney Leathers is wading into the mayor’s race once again.

In an interview with Complex, Ms. Leathers, the self-professed “political junkie” who traded racy messages and photos with Mr. Weiner long after he resigned from Congress, enthusiastically endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn for mayor.

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Weiner Hits Bloomberg on Education in Reprieve from Scandal

Anthony Weiner speaking during an education event this morning.
Anthony Weiner speaking during an education event this morning.

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner accused Mayor Michael Bloomberg of using school closures to skirt union rules and fudging test scores ahead of his 2005 re-election bid during a conversation on education policy this morning that represented a rare reprieve from relentless questions about his latest sexing scandal.

Still trying to shift the conversation away from revelations that have engulfed his fledgling mayoral campaign in recent weeks, Mr. Weiner spent nearly an hour discussing everything from test scores to classroom diversity during a CUNY Institute of Education Policy Breakfast at Hunter College.

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Anthony Weiner Has Another Ideas Book

Mr. Weiner and his ideas.
Mr. Weiner and his ideas.

As Anthony Weiner continues to try–and often fail–to pivot the media conversation away from his sexting scandals, he released a sequel to his “Keys to the City” idea book today. The new one is creatively entitled: “Even More Keys to the City.”

At a gusty afternoon press conference on a Queens pier overlooking the East River, Mr. Weiner made the case for his esoteric proposals, accompanied by his spokeswoman making her first foray to a public event since her now-infamous “slutbag” rant.

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