Weiner Resigns

Congressman Anthony Weiner resigned from the House today: Mr. Weiner made the decision after long and emotional discussions with his political advisers and his wife, Huma Abedin, whom friends described as devastated by the behavior of her husband of 11 months, and worried about the couple’s financial future. In a … Continue reading

Sens. Turn Up Heat On Afghanistan, As Senior Dem Compares War To Vietnam

  A bipartisan group of senators is racheting up pressure on President Obama to begin drawing down U.S. forces in Afghanistan. One member of that group, longtime Sen. Patrick Leahy, has gone so far as to compare the ongoing war there to the failed conflict decades ago in Vietnam. Sens. … Continue reading