Backlash hits after Anthony Weiner is caught sexting—again

The shaky public image of the former New York state representative is back in the spotlight after his wife—and Hillary Clinton aid—leaves him for lewd photo leak. Here’s the scoop.

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Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York stole headlines again this week as the New York Post revealed another sexting scandal.

This is the third time Weiner has found himself involved in this scenario. The first ended his congressional career in 2011. The second drew a close to his campaign for New York mayor in 2013.

Huma Abedin, Weiner’s wife and a top aide for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, announced in a statement that she and Wiener would separate:

After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband. Anthony and I remain devoted to doing what is best for our son, who is the light of our life. During this difficult time, I ask for respect for our privacy.

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