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Congressman Anthony Weiner (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images the New Yorker)

Rep. Weiner Takes Leave Of Absence Amid Calls For Resignation

The calls for Weiner’s resignation come a day after the New York lawmaker, embroiled in a Twitter scandal, admitted he had online contact with a Delaware teenager.

06/11/2011

Rep. Anthony Weiner (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rep. Weiner Pleads With Supporters To Stay By His Side

As Rep. Weiner’s sexting scandal deepens, there are growing calls this morning for him to step down, but he’s digging in his heels.

06/08/2011

Rep. Anthony Weiner

Rep. Weiner Stays Silent In Wake Of New, Racy Text Messages

The heat is on. There were renewed calls Tuesday for the resignation of troubled Congressman Anthony Weiner from both political parties.

06/07/2011

House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio celebrates the GOP's victory that changes the balance of power in Congress and will likely elevate him to speaker of the House, during an election night gathering hosted by the National Republican Congressional Committee at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

GOP Wave Changes White House-Congress Dynamics

Republicans have independents to thank for many of their wins. In 2008, President Obama won 52-percent of the independent vote. That has flipped.

11/03/2010

House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio celebrates the GOP's victory that changes the balance of power in Congress and will likely elevate him to speaker of the House, during an election night gathering hosted by the National Republican Congressional Committee at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Tea Party, GOP Change Makeup Of Congress

Republicans racked up dozens of victories. As of Wednesday morning they gained six seats in the Senate and 58 seats in the House, more than enough to give the GOP control of the lower house.

11/03/2010

A Social Security Card - Graphic: AP

It’s Official: No Social Security Increase Next Year

To make up for the lack of a cost of living adjustment, members of Congress are pushing for a one-time payment of $250 for seniors.

10/15/2010

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

9/11 Families: Pelosi Has Lost Her Mind

President Barack Obama said Wednesday he has “no regrets” about speaking out about the so-called ground zero mosque, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may have some.

08/18/2010

Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack (center) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) (right) listen while Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) (left) speaks to the press after a meeting on Capitol Hill July 21, 2010, in Washington, DC.

House Takes Another Hit With Waters Allegation

Another political bombshell has hit the House, as New Yorkers are learning about the latest in the Charlie Rangel ethics investigation.

CBS 2–08/02/2010

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