Weiner Committed, for a While

Today’s Times story about the new heft of the city’s congressional delegation suggested that the Democrats’ new majority status could have an impact on the next mayoral election.

The article said Rep. Anthony Weiner “may find reasons to stay in the majority instead of running for mayor of New York City again in 2009.”

Here’s what Weiner’s spokesman Glen Caplin told me earlier today: “Anthony is determined to keep working hard to solve the problems of New Yorkers. He is committed to that in his fifth term. Period.”

His fifth term ends in 2008. For what it’s worth.

— Azi Paybarah

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