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Remember when? The above commercial is on Weiner for Mayor page from when Anthony’s future seemed bright and unlimited. What a difference 6 years makes. One thing that hasn’t changed; he’s maintained his “magnificent physique.”

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Congressman Anthony Wiener is scheduled to speak from his Sheepshead Bay office this afternoon at 2:00pm. All indications are that he is announing his resignation from office. But – at 1:50 this afternoon – 1010 Wins radio is reporting that Congressman Wiener and his wife are still in thier Forest Hills, Queens aparment. So, will…

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Sheepshead Bay will officially be devoid of representation from its Congressman Anthony Weiner, who will announce today that he is stepping down after the infamous May 27 mis-Tweet, seen by 40,000+ followers of the doomed pol, ignited a media hailstorm. What does this mean for us, his constituents, who have watched crime in Sheepshead Bay…

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Congressman Anthony Weiner will announce his resignation from his seat in Congress at a press conference later today. We’ve heard that the press conference will take place in Sheepshead Bay, where Weiner first began his career as an elected official when he snagged the City Council seat currently occupied by Michael Nelson. From Politico: Rep.…

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I, as I am sure most of you are, am emotionally depleted from the mention of Congressman Anthony Weiner’s name, a name that I’ve known of, under more normal, pre-Internet circumstances, since I was in high school. The steady assault of “Weiner” jokes for the past two weeks (it feels like two years!) are old…

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We found this note posted to the window at Congressman Anthony Weiner’s satellite office at 1800 Sheepshead Bay Road. The office is used primarily as Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz’s district office, but the congressman has a desk there to meet with constituents on an appointment basis. He hasn’t been there in a while, so he might…

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It was the shot seen ’round the world. As we all know by now, Congressman Anthony Weiner confirmed yesterday during a teary-eyed press conference that the crotch shot published to his Twitter account was not the result of hacking, but of his own virtual trysts with female fans accidentally made public. The questions lingering in…

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The dust hasn’t come close to settling and reporters are already guessing at who might take State Senator Carl Kruger’s place if he resigns. The New York Observer is saying that City Councilman Lew Fidler is a likely choice, as is Brooklyn Borough President Community Liaison Igor Oberman, and Russian-American defense attorney David Storobin is…

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From the Daily News: Freshman Bronx state Sen. Gustavo Rivera – who ran on an anti-corruption platform when he defeated scandal-scarred Sen. Pedro Espada, Jr. last year – has become the first legislator to announce he’s returning giving away donations from just-indicted Brooklyn Sen. Carl Kruger. “Sen. Rivera is returning $2,500 that was given to…