Congressman Anthony Weiner had been getting support during his Twitter scandal was his home district in Brooklyn and Queens, but his decision to take a leave of absence from office and enter rehab drew criticism from some of his constituents.
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.
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.
The heat is on. There were renewed calls Tuesday for the resignation of troubled Congressman Anthony Weiner from both political parties.
Republicans have independents to thank for many of their wins. In 2008, President Obama won 52-percent of the independent vote. That has flipped.
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.
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.
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.
Another political bombshell has hit the House, as New Yorkers are learning about the latest in the Charlie Rangel ethics investigation.