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3:45 PM ET, June 11, 2011

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Kevinliptak / CNN:
Pelosi, Wasserman Schultz, Israel tell Weiner he should resign  —  By: CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash and CNN Senior Political Editor Mark Preston  —  New York (CNN) - The head of the Democratic National Committee is calling for the resignation of U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner …
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New York Times:
Pelosi and Other Leaders Call on Weiner to Resign  —  The House Democratic leader, Nancy Pelosi, on Saturday called on Representative Anthony D. Weiner to resign, underscoring the growing concern among Democrats that his online exchanges with women had become a distraction for the party.
Jonathan Allen / The Politico:
Top Democrats urge Weiner to resign  —  The leaders of the Democratic Party abandoned scandal-plagued Rep. Anthony Weiner en masse Saturday after it was revealed that he had communicated online with a 17-year-old Delaware girl, throwing into serious doubt his vow to remain in office.
New York Post:
Weiner's exchanges between teacher, teen revealed  —  By S.A. MILLER in Wilmington, Del., and ANDY SOLTIS in NY  —  Weinergate took a lurid new direction with the disclosure yesterday that Rep. Anthony Weiner invited a “hot sexy baby” to an X-rated date via the Skype network, which provides text, talk and video chats.
Bob Cusack / The Hill:
Actress defends Weiner, says ‘everyone lies about sex’  —  A liberal actress and comedian is strongly defending embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), saying “everyone lies about sex” and expressing hope he becomes the mayor of New York City.  —  During an appearance on HBO's …
Jennifer Preston / New York Times:
Weiner Confirms He Sent Private Messages to Girl, 17  —  Representative Anthony D. Weiner said on Friday that he exchanged at least five private messages on Twitter this spring with a 17-year-old Delaware girl who became an admirer of his after hearing him speak during a high school trip to Washington.
Russell Berman / The Hill:
In a coordinated effort, three top Dems call for Weiner to resign  —  House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and two other leaders of the Democratic Party on Saturday called on Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) to resign, shattering any semblance of party support for the embattled congressman.
NY Daily News:
Anthony Weiner takes out his dirty laundry, gets cheers from onlookers amid sext scandal  —  Scandal-scarred Congressman Anthony Weiner took out his dirty laundry Saturday - and was roundly cheered by onlookers as he walked to his local dry cleaners.  —  The embattled lawmaker reiterated …
Associated Press:
Top Democrats urge Weiner to resign  —  Pelosi, Wasserman, Israel tell disgraced lawmaker he must go  —  Below:  —  WILMINGTON, Delaware — Top Democratic leaders urged U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner to resign on Saturday, calling the disgraced seven-term Democrat's actions …
Discussion: Pajamas Media
Los Angeles Times:
Nancy Pelosi, other Democrats increase pressure on Anthony Weiner to quit  —  Embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner, under fire for his online relationships with women, is approached by reporters outside his New York home Saturday.  (David Karp/AP)  —  Democrats increased pressure on embattled …
Discussion: Michelle Malkin and PoliPundit.com
CNN:
Delaware police investigate alleged contact between Weiner, local teen  —  (CNN) — Delaware authorities are investigating alleged contact between a local teen and Rep. Anthony Weiner, who has been under fire after admitting to inappropriate communications with women online.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Don Surber
Kevinliptak / CNN:
DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz calls on Weiner to resign
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
LA Times Won't Release Obama-Khalidi Tape But Posts 24,000 Sarah Palin Emails  —  In 2008 The LA Times withheld a video that contained footage of Barack Obama celebrating with a group of Palestinians who were openly hostile towards Israel.  Barack Obama reportedly even gave a toast to a former PLO operative …
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Stephen Moore / Wall Street Journal:
‘On the Beach, I Bring von Mises’  —  The tea party favorite on her start in politics, where she learned her economics, and why she disagrees with Reagan on the War Powers Resolution.  —  “If I'm in, I'll be all in,” says Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, artfully dodging my question of whether she's running for president.
JSOnline:
Democrats may join GOP in fielding ‘fake’ candidates in recalls  —  Control of Wisconsin Senate hangs in balance as parties gear up  —  By Tom Tolan and Bill Glauber of the Journal Sentinel  —  Wisconsin's unprecedented recall elections could soon get even more complicated.
Discussion: Althouse
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Emily / We Are Wisconsin:
Statement of We Are Wisconsin communications director Kelly Steele on primary elections …
Discussion: Firedoglake, Washington Post and TPMDC
Political Punch:
Senior Gingrich Campaign Staffers Demanded Gingrich End Films and Books: 'We Didn't Sign Up to Be Hucksters'  —  ABC News' Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) reports:  —  ABC News has learned that one of the major issues between former Speaker Newt Gingrich and his (now former) …
 
 
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