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  • Former porn actress Ginger Lee (left) reads a prepared statement as her lawyer, Gloria Allred, looks on during a news conference at the Friars Club in New York on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Ms. Lee, who said she had exchanged emails and messages over Twitter with Rep. Anthony D. Weiner, said he asked her to lie about their online communications. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Ex-porn actress: Weiner asked me to lie about talks

    A former porn actress who said she exchanged emails and messages over Twitter with Rep. Anthony D. Weiner said Wednesday he asked her to lie about their online communications.

  • Experts: Weiner case more about the chase than sex

    So what's wrong with Anthony Weiner?

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    Boehner adds to calls for Weiner resignation

    House Speaker John A. Boehner on Tuesday joined President Obama and a chorus of other Democrats in suggesting that Rep. Anthony D. Weiner, New York Democrat, resign, while a member of Mr. Weiner's state congressional delegation said she expects him to quit soon.

  • Rep. Anthony Weiner, New York Democrat, carries his laundry to a laundromat near his home in the Queens borough, Saturday, June 11, 2011. The 46-year-old congressman acknowledged Friday that he had online contact with a 17-year-old girl from Delaware but said there was nothing inappropriate. (AP Photo/David Karp)

    MILLER: Cut off Weiner's salary

    By a voice vote yesterday, the House approved Rep. Anthony Weiner's request for a two-week absence for "personal matters." As long as he's off-the-clock at an undisclosed location, taxpayers shouldn't foot the bill for the New York Democrat who is supposedly coming to grips with his odd obsession with sending obscene photographs of himself to women. Rep. Mike Capuano, Massachusetts Democrat, sponsored the motion offering Mr. Weiner some time off, and nobody objected.

  • HICKS: If Weiner's sick, so too is much of the nation

    It must be said: Rep. Anthony D. Weiner is what's wrong with America today.

  • Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, Maryland Democrat

    PRUDEN: Weiner's refuge in the Age of Therapy

    You've got to admire the savvy of Anthony D. Weiner, if not the weenie himself. Not for his photographic skills, but for his insights into the national psyche. Taking leave of the House and entering "rehabilitation," whatever that may mean, he skillfully takes refuge in the pretensions of the Therapeutic Society.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Weiner needs psychiatrist

    Was Rep. Anthony D. Weiner, New York Democrat, playing us all for fools - giving us that cock-and-bull story that those lewd photos of his pelvic region were the result of his wireless devices being hacked? He must think we are all pretty dumb.

  • Illustration: Lies by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    RAHN: The lying double standard

    From the founding of the American republic, members of the political class have been caught lying about sex and, no doubt, sex scandals will continue, men (and women) being who they are. There often are demands that those involved resign - and sometimes they do because they are shamed or pushed. Most often, the real damage caused by lies about sex extend no further than to those directly involved, to their families and, at times, to their co-workers and colleagues.

  • Rep. Anthony D. Weiner, New York Democrat, is questioned by the media near his home in the Queens borough of New York on June 11, 2011. (AP Photo)

    Weiner won't go; new photos surface on Internet

    House Democratic leaders on Sunday urged embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner to quit because of his sex texting scandal, a request the New York lawmaker has sidestepped in favor of a temporary leave of absence to undergo treatment.

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