It's clear Anthony Weiner wants to be mayor of New York. Just as clear, say analysts, is that 'Weinergate' will arm his political rivals for years to come, and isn't likely to 'just go away.'
Amid the furor around an indecent photograph sent from Congressman Weiner's Twitter account, the question arises: What should you do once an account has been hacked?
US Rep. Anthony Weiner (D) of New York addresses a news conference in New York on June 6. After days of denials, Mr. Weiner confessed to using Twitter to send a lewd photo of himself to a woman.
Rep. Anthony Weiner has been unable to put questions about a lewd picture on his Twitter account behind him. The rest of Congress might become more wary of Twitter.
The House of Representatives voted recently to eliminate all funding for the US Institute of Peace, which plays a vital role in mediating international conflicts that no other group can. So what's behind this jaw-dropping, backward step?
Rep. Anthony Weiner was apoplectic that Republicans didn't pass a bill to help 9/11 first responders Thursday. But the full story suggests that both parties share blame – and sheds light on why only 11 percent of Americans have confidence in Congress.
Anthony Weiner, a congressman from New York, was livid with Republicans for not passing a bill to give long-term medical benefits to 9/11 first responders. But by historical standards, his outburst was positively tame.
Some Democrats have been attacked or threatened over passage of healthcare reform. Now, GOP leaders are fighting back against suggestions that their party is somehow responsible.
GOP leaders on Capitol Hill criticize Obama's healthcare plan, lowering expectations for Thursday's bipartisan summit on the issue.