This Anthony Weiner sexting business and the side-scandal it spawned seem to have brought out the worst in The New York Times' opinion columnists. Last week it was Maureen Dowd suggesting Huma Abedin's Saudi upbringing was a reason she was staying with a "punk" like Anthony Weiner. Now, it's Frank... More »
One might think People magazine would be embarrassed at how it was used as an early campaign brochure for Anthony Weiner in 2012, as his wife Huma Abedin tragi-comically proclaimed. "It took a lot of work to get to where are are today,...Show More Summary
Huma Abedin, the wife of scandal ridden candidate for New York City mayor Anthony Weiner, has decided to take an "extended vacation" from her position...
The this New York Post attempts to do a puff piece for Huma Abedin — but it ends up showing how cynical and power-hungry she actually is. Just pay close attention to the timing: The worst moments included a Hamptons vacation 12 months ago when she suffered from painful isolation that put even more stress [...]
Huma Abedin’s choice to stay doesn’t provide a template for unfaithful relationships. Huma Abedin's personal essay for the September issue of Harper's Bazaar plays out an all-too-familiar scene in the theater of sex and politics. In this cast, there are only two characters: the Good Wife and the Better Man. Show More Summary
It's the question everyone surely asks whenever they see Huma Abedin standing beside husband Anthony Weiner during yet another press conference.... Why does she stay with him? Her reason is actually quite "normal" given the circumstances. Show More Summary
ABCNews/YouTube Our past Bumpwatch mom Huma Abedin, longtime Hillary Clinton aide and accomplished season Washington staffer, blamed herself when she discovered her husband Anthony Weiner, former Congressman from New York, had lapsed...Show More Summary
Post by Lindsay Ferrier Former congressman Anthony Weiner -- perhaps best known for sending a woman a lewd photograph of himself on Twitter-- is now running for mayor of New York City. Is it any surprise that he's not doing so well in the polls? The latest results put Weiner fourth in candidates for the Democratic Primary. Show More Summary
Post by April Daniels Hussar Friends say that Anthony Weiner's wife blamed herself -- at least partially -- for her husband's sexting. Can you imagine? Sources close to Huma Abedin told People magazine (in an issue due out tomorrow)Show More Summary
Although she thought about leaving him, Huma Abedin, wife of embattled New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner who is currently caught in the throes of a controversial sexting scandal, is staying with her husband for the sake of her 19-month-old son, Jordan.
When Huma Abedin, “the most cosmopolitan human being on earth,” hit rock-bottom in her marriage to Anthony Weiner, at least she did so glamorously. According to this week’s issue of People magazine (on newsstands tomorrow, although the Post seems to have an early copy), things really went to hell in... More »
We're (still) being forced to swim in the muck of Anthony Weiner's sextcapades, and now we know who's at fault. It's Hillary Clinton. Weiner's wife Huma Abedin is standing by her man, and the press and pundits alike are saying it's because she took lessons from Hillary.
I endorse the entirety of this Irin Carmon post, but I’d like to highlight a couple of points: And Huma Abedin might not be acting in the way you believe you would if you were married to Weiner, but you are not Abedin, and her choices about whom to marry belong to her and not [...]
Sally Quinn, bad for women everywhere. Today's flaming dish of burning stupid—actually published two days ago but just hitting my radar today—Sally Quinn writes about Huma Abedin: Though her friends say she is strong and resolute and defiant, sadly she makes all women look like weak and helpless victims. Show More Summary
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– Hillary Clinton having a pizza dinner Tuesday night at Georgetown’s Il Canale. Lingered for an hour and a half with two younger staffer types (no, not Huma Abedin, since you’re wondering; we checked), posed for photos with wait staff. … Continue reading ?
The story of a philandering politician and his dutiful wife is so familiar it's become a cliché, but the team behind "The Good Wife" at CBS has managed to turn it into a successful, acclaimed drama now entering its fifth season. The series echoes the tawdry scandals that disgraced politicians Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, […]
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Politico‘s Maggie Haberman, the queen of anonymous sourcing this week with an impressive 16 ways to express anonymity, appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” today. She spoke about the Clintonland response to he Anthony Weiner scandal, specifically...Show More Summary
by Guest Contributor Lakshmi Gandhi, originally published at The Aerogram As you’ve probably noticed, much of the media’s focus in its coverage of the current Anthony Weiner scandal has been on the candidate’s wife Huma Abedin. Over the past few weeks, it’s seemed like the media just doesn’t know how to cover the Michigan-born, Saudi Arabia-raised, South Asian former aide …