Former Congressman Anthony Weiner, reeling from bombshell allegations that he continued sexting despite his resignation-inducing scandal, admitted to the most salacious detail this evening: That he continued contacting young women after his resignation, the birth of his son and a glossy People magazine spread that proclaimed him a different man.
With his wife, Huma Abedin, standing resolute by his side, Mr. Weiner told more than 100 reporters and photographers crammed into a midtown office building that he continued his lewd behavior for well over a year after resigning from congress.
Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was gravely wounded in an assassination attempt that took 6 lives and injured 12 others, has decided to step down from the House. While Giffords’s recovery from her injuries was remarkable, there have been questions all along as to whether she would be able to return to her position. In an affecting video posted Sunday on Youtube, Giffords gave a brief statement thanking her constituents and explaining her decision:
Mayor Bloomberg should have played it straight when he learned that Stephen Goldsmith, a trusted deputy, had been arrested on domestic violence charges in late July. Instead, the mayor issued a bland statement announcing Mr. Goldsmith’s resignation on Aug. 4, saying only that the onetime mayor of Indianapolis was leaving City Hall to pursue an opportunity in the private sector.
Mr. Bloomberg said he acted as he did to spare the Goldsmith family further embarrassment. But, frankly, the embarrassment was City Hall’s when the true reason for Mr. Goldsmith’s departure became known.
Since early June, we’ve been forced to resign ourselves to the inconvenient truth that New York is now, basically, the Midwest as far as the weather is concerned. Long days of oppressive, unrelenting heat (the kind that would wilt corn crops, but somehow does nothing to subdue the brunch crowds at Sarabeth’s) followed by sheets Read More
After more than 13 years leading the division, ABC News president David Westin announced his resignation in a memo to his staff Monday night.
Mr. Westin wrote that he was leaving to pursue other professional opportunities. “I’ve always admired those few who know when it’s time to move on. This is the right time for Read More