U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner ’s admission that he had inappropriate online exchanges with several women adds his name to a list of politicians who endured embarrassment to stay in office or saw their careers ruined over sexual scandals.
Anthony Weiner, the former U.S. congressman who resigned two years ago after engaging in lewd online behavior, would be a formidable candidate in a crowded New York mayoral field, pollster Maurice Carroll said.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s record poll numbers for his handling of Hurricane Sandy may fall before next year’s election as he faces high unemployment and a revenue crunch in a state where Democrats hold a 3-2 edge over Republicans among registered voters.
Steve Lonegan, who’s running for U.S. Senate in New Jersey, said fellow Republicans had “guts” to shut down the federal government. He’d be happy, he says, if his epitaph proclaims him “the guy who dismantled the IRS.”
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie trounced his Democratic opponent to win a second term and bragging rights as a potential 2016 Republican candidate for U.S. president who can appeal across party lines.