Looking at politicians like Anthony Weiner or Bill de Blasio can lead you to a conclusion about the health of politicians. John Stossel writes: Maybe one needs to be sick to run for office... Sen. Chuck Schumer famously said, "I was born to legislate." This goes to the heart of the political sickness—the need to tell others how to live. Show More Summary
Kind of, but not really. Adam Giambrone speaking at City Hall this morning. Photo by Miles Storey/Torontoist. In the second act of Adam Giambrone’s career, the one-time mayoral aspirant has landed in New York as the director of a $2.5-billion light rail project. Show More Summary
Senator Elizabeth Warren, Jeff Daniels, Allison Janney, Keegan-Michale Key, former U.S. congressman Anthony Weiner and John are among the guests who will appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ special political convention shows. Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert's live convention coverage will include guests from both ends of the Congressional competency spectrum when Elizabeth Warren and Anthony Weiner stop by his desk at the Ed Sullivan Theater. They're just two of the many guests CBS has announced for Colbert's two weeks of convention coverage, a list ... More »
John Oliver, former congressman Anthony Weiner, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Jeff Daniels, Allison Janney and Keegan-Michael Key will be among Stephen Colbert’s guests when CBS’ The Late Show goes live during the RNC and DNC conventions, starting...Show More Summary
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(John Hinderaker) Last night my wife and I, along with two of our adult daughters, saw the documentary Weiner. The film was shot during Anthony Weiner’s campaign in the Democratic primary for mayor of New York. It offers an extraordinary look at a candidate and a campaign in the midst of an implosion. Show More Summary
"Weiner" is three things. Anthony Weiner is a former congressman who resigned his House seat in disgrace after being caught tweeting photos of his genitals to various women not his wife. Weiner is a brilliant, riveting new documentary...Show More Summary
Weiner began as a comeback story and ended up a profile in total humiliation. That isn’t the biggest takeaway from the documentary capturing Congressman Anthony Weiner’s precipitous fall from grace. It’s a damning portrait of modern journalism, the kind that reminds you why so many people don’t believe reporters. They trust their collective gut. And they’re right.
With a name like Anthony Weiner, a sex scandal was bound to happen. At least that was the reaction of most Americans to the Weiner sex debacle in 2011 when New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner came to national attention as the center of America’s first social media sex scandal. However, in the new Sundance […]
Easily the most fascinating part of Weiner, the documentary about the sexting scandal that derailed Anthony Weiner’s 2013 mayoral run, is his wife Huma Abedin. I have no idea how Huma managed to endure this nightmare — and if you're looking to understand what makes Hillary Clinton's right-hand woman tick, I'm afraid ... More »
It's been a week of solid internet burns -- really good work, internet. Perhaps the most notable was Hillary Clinton's burn on Donald Trump. That set off a firestorm of memes, jokes and tweets under the hashtag #DeleteYourAccount. But former U.S. Show More Summary
Ten years ago, I directed Street Fight, a documentary that followed the rough-and-tumble political campaign of a young unknown city councilman named Cory Booker (today a U.S. Senator and potential VP pick for Hillary) running for Mayor of Newark, N.J. Show More Summary
Former Congressman Anthony Weiner is back in the headlines for a self-deprecating joke he made about his own scandals. In case you don't remember, Weiner was forced to resign from Congress in 2011 after he was caught sending explicit photographs to women on Twitter. Show More Summary
This new documentary about the former Congressman from New York is downright frightening in its intensity for Anthony Weiner and his-wife-who-deserves-so-much-better Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton's right-hand woman. She's so close toShow More Summary
Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg expected to make a documentary about a comeback when Anthony Weiner ran for mayor of New York two years after resigning his Congressional seat in disgrace over a sexting scandal. But they ended up filming...Show More Summary
Really? Anthony Weiner wants unconditional love. This big baby, as he appears for real in Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg's entertaining documentary Weiner, the former congressman wants to parlay his dick on the Internet and be elected for office. Show More Summary
“The weirdness of being a political staffer for someone who’s that ambitious is, What does it say about you?” a former Weiner staffer recently told me. He’d worked for the congressman for a year when the first sexting scandal broke in 2011. Show More Summary
NOW DO BILL CLINTON. Vanity Fair: What’s Wrong With Anthony Weiner? We Asked Some Psychotherapists.