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Online photos may have tripped up his career, but online video may spur his return. Former Congressman Anthony Weiner released a video on his website this morning announcing his bid for mayor, bringing months of speculation to a close. The two-minute video weaves together imagery of his family, his parents and childhood, parts of his…

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As the hype grows over Anthony Weiner’s possible return to New York politics, analysts far and wide are weighing in on the question of what the chances really are for the former congressman. While early polling has Weiner running in second place behind City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, and some analysts speculate that Weiner’s entry will…

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Former Congressman Anthony D. Weiner is considering a comeback in the form of a bold run for mayor, according to a report by the New York Times. The Times report includes a link to a 10-page profile of Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin, where the former congressman discusses the infamous Twitter scandal that led…

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Yvette Clarke, Sheepshead Bay’s newest representative in the House of Representatives, is getting unofficially sworn in at the Federal Courthouse in downtown Brooklyn today in a community-based ceremony with other public officials. Clarke represents the 9th Congressional District (formerly the 11th District), which, because of redistricting, is swallowing up a portion of the former 9th…

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It seems like a million years ago when Anthony Weiner’s scandalous Twitter post forced him out of Congress, creating circumstances for a special election, which found Republican Bob Turner replacing the disgraced lawmaker. The reality is, with only a little more than a year on the job, Turner has been one of the shortest serving Congressmen…

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As we reported last week, the Army Corp of Engineers began the process of restoring Plumb Beach by pumping more than 127,000 cubic yards of sand into the eroded stretch. The video above shows you exactly what you’d expect sand pumping to look like, with a motorized plume of sand exploding onto the coastline…

Opinion
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“Politics are a labyrinth without a clue.” – John Adams BETWEEN THE LINES: More than a year ago, Congressman Anthony Weiner resigned after he admitted taking part in virtual trysts with other women over the course of several years. The stupidity of that incident — and numerous others that preceded it — has apparently not penetrated the minds of shameless…

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