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”

Candidates Strut Their Stuff at Post-DOMA Pride Parade

Anthony Weiner charges up the crowd at Stonewall.
Anthony Weiner charges up the crowd at Stonewall.

Days after the dismantlement of the Defense of Marriage Act in a landmark Supreme Court ruling, the celebration is still going strong in the streets of New York City.

Thousands of people flooded Fifth Avenue this afternoon, decked out in every imaginable shade, waving rainbow flags in varying amounts of clothing for the city’s annual gay pride parade. Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in the Supreme Court case which ultimately led to the dismantlement of DOMA, was among three Grand Marshals who oversaw the proceedings.

Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, who was also on hand, sent the crowd into a fervor as he approached the historic site of the Stonewall Inn at the end of the route. Carrying a megaphone and a massive rainbow flag, Mr. Weiner exuberantly rushed down the street engaging the crowd with his energy and championing gay rights.

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Joe Lhota Goes After Anthony Weiner in Fund-Raising Pitch

Anthony Weiner launching his mayoral campaign. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Anthony Weiner launching his mayoral campaign. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

This morning, former MTA Chair Joe Lhota became the first major mayoral candidate to directly go after Anthony Weiner in a strongly-worded fund-raising pitch, perhaps providing a taste of what could be a heated general election pairing.

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