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  • Why does Anthony Weiner have to resign when other sleazy politicians stay?

    What New York Rep. Anthony Weiner did was disgusting and weird, and his direct lies and attempts to cover it up were inexcusable. But his resignation Thursday after pressure from fellow Democrats (including, somewhat indirectly, President Barack Obama)...
  • Are city, activists ready to compromise on homeless feedings?

    Are city, activists ready to compromise on homeless feedings?
    We have many bits of tid in today's Friday Files. But first, an update on the battle between the city of Orlando and the activists atLake Eola. In Wednesday's column, I made a pitch for compromise in this long-running feud, which isn't helping anyone....
  • Sex sins of mighty are old hat in literature

    Sex sins of mighty are old hat  in literature
    It didn't start with Twitter — and it won't end with Weiner. For centuries, the theme of sexual sins committed by the powerful has been scintillating source material for the arts. In poems and plays, in novels and films and TV series, artists...
  • Rep. Weiner Announces Resignation After Sexting Scandal

    Rep. Weiner Announces Resignation After Sexting Scandal
    NEW YORK (KTLA) -- Embattled New York Congressman Anthony Weiner announced his resignation from Congress Thursday in the wake of a sexting and lewd photo scandal. "Today I am announcing my resignation from Congress," Weiner said amid jeers and cheers. A...
  • Boehner Makes "Weiner Crack" During Commencement Speech

    Boehner Makes "Weiner Crack" During Commencement Speech
    House Speaker John Boehner couldn't resist taking a shot at Rep. Anthony Weiner during a commencement speech Sunday at Ohio State University. During the address at Ohio Stadium, Boehner made fun of his own surname being pronounced to rhyme with "honor,"...
  • Senate Republicans girding for losses

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. John Ensign of Nevada is captain of the Republican Party's campaigns for the Senate in November. The grim captain sees a best-case scenario: Three overboard. David Cook of the Christian Science Monitor reports today on a......
  • Chuck chimes in to champion cheaper charity work

     
    Days after Newsday reported that charities were having a hard time keeping and recruiting volunteers due in part to the rising gas prices, Sen. Charles Schumer called for tax relief for volunteers. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and John Ensign (R- NV) announced......
  • GOP releases full convention roster

     
    by Frank James The Democratic National Convention isn't even half over and already we're looking ahead to next week's Republican version which Republicans have dubbed the "Country First" convention to tie in with the overarching theme of Sen. John McCain'...
  • McCain: 'Ready to lead,' but where?

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL - Not since Democrat John Kerry, a Swift boat commander during the war in Vietnam, stepped onto the stage of his presidential nominating convention four years ago with a salute and said, "I'm John Kerry......
  • Palin holds first solo rally in Nevada

     
    Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin greets supporters at a campaign rally at the Pony Express Pavillion in Mills Park in Carson City, Nevada on September 13, 2008. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) by Jill Zuckman Carson City, Nev. - At the Pony......
  • Reid to Stevens: No felon in Senate

     
    by Frank James I meant to get this one up earlier. Sen. Ted Stevens, who was recently convicted in federal court of failure to disclose gifts as required by federal law has his good friend, Democratic Sen. Daniel Inouye of......