Articles by Nancy Pelosi

  • Weiner's Out Amid Pressure From Democrats

    June 16 2011 11:12 AM

    A once promising political career torn apart by scandal will finally come to an end today as Rep. Anthony Weiner will resign in his Sheepshead Bay office where he first launched his campaign for City Council in 1992.

  • Weiner To Resign : reports

    June 16 2011 10:23 AM

    Scandal plauged Congressman Anthony Weiner has disclosed his decision to resign his seat as a member of Congress, amid unrelenting pressure from top Democrats for him to go, The Times reported.

  • Anthony Weiner to Resign Under Pressure

    June 16 2011 10:07 AM

    Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) has told his friends that he will resign, capping a precipitous fall that began with revelations that Weiner had been sending lewd photos to women he met online, the New York Times reported.

  • Ethics May Look To Weiner's Twitter Name As Violation Of House Rules

    June 14 2011 8:37 PM

    Representative Anthony Weiner's claims he didn't use his congressional Blackberry to send salacious photographs and text messages may not be the only thing the House Ethics Committee is investigating.

  • Democrats Will Not Punish Anthony Weiner, Still Push Resignation

    June 14 2011 6:26 PM

    House Democrats decided to sustain pressure on Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) but not to pursue punitive measures at a closed meeting today.

  • House Grants Weiner Two-Week Leave

    June 13 2011 8:22 PM

    The House of Representatives granted Representative Anthony Weiner's formal request for a two-week leave of absence, as pressure mounted from the nation's highest office for the scandal plauged Democrat to resign, Monday.

  • Cantor: Dems Should Strip Weiner of Committee Posts

    June 13 2011 4:08 PM

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said on Monday that Democrats should strip embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner of his committee assignments if the New York congressman doesn't resign from the House of Representatives, USA Today reported.

  • Anthony Weiner Weighing Resignation

    June 13 2011 11:05 AM

    With Rep. Anthony Weiner facing intensifying pressure to step down as new photos and revelations about his correspondence with a 17 year old surfaced, reports indicate that the Congressman is moving closer to resigning.

  • 'Rep. Anthony Weiner is finally considering resignation'

    June 13 2011 6:57 AM

    Representative Anthony Weiner, who is caught in a worsening sexting scandal, is finally thinking about stepping down, a remarkable change in stance over the weekend, it has been reported.

  • Weiner Pumped Out Photos At Congressional Gym

    June 12 2011 1:45 PM

    So much for decorum! Rep. Anthony Weiner posed nearly naked before a mirror in a Congressional gym, embarrassing photos released online revealed.

  • Weiner's request for leave of absence is not uncommon

    June 11 2011 4:46 PM

    Word from top Democratic officials that Congressman Anthony Weiner would seek treatment is new but the revelation he intends to take a leave of absence is not.

  • Weiner to seek treatment

    June 11 2011 3:50 PM

    Congressman Anthony Weiner, the scandal plagued lawmaker who admitted to conducting several extramarital conversations with at least six women over 3 years told top Democratic officials he will seek treatment.

  • Pelosi mounts pressure on Weiner to stand down

    June 11 2011 3:41 PM

    Colleague and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi added to pressure on Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-NY to resign, calling on him to step down from office and seek help after following reports on Friday that police had investigated Weiner's direct message contacts on online to a 17-year old girl.

  • Weiner Will Seek Treatment; Leave of Absence From House

    June 11 2011 3:25 PM

    Congressman Anthony Weiner, the scandal plagued lawmaker who admitted to conducting several lewd and inappropriate extramarital conversations with at least six women over 3 years told top Democratic officials he will seek treatment and leave of absence from House.

  • Top Democrats Call For Weiner's Resignation

    June 11 2011 3:08 PM

    Just hours after Congressman Anthony Weiner left his home to take hour his dirty laundry, two of the top Democrats in the country simultaneously signaled they wanted to do the same with theirs.

  • Weiner Admits Contact with 17 Year Old but Denies Indecency

    June 11 2011 2:28 AM

    New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, who is in the hot seat after the enormous scandal erupted last week, admitted to having online contact with a 17-year-old teenager but maintains that the contact was neither explicit nor indecent.

  • Pelosi declines to call for Weiner's resignation

    June 10 2011 8:38 PM

    While Democrats and Republicans alike are calling for the resignation of New York Rep. Anthony Weiner, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said she won't make that decision, leaving the choice to Weiner and his constituents, the Associated Press reported.

  • Weiner Has “Sickness”: Karl Rove

    June 10 2011 2:02 PM

    Karl Rove, the former political adviser to President George W. Bush, had some unkind words for Anthony Weiner, the New York congressman who is under pressure to resign after sending inappropriate sexual messages to various women over social media networks.

  • Weiner trying to get back to work, not resigning

    June 10 2011 11:41 AM

    Rep. Anthony Weiner is trying to get back to work and said he won't resign.

  • Weiner Won't Resign: 'Completely Honest' in Scandal Revelations

    June 09 2011 4:32 PM

    Congressman Anthony Weiner, D-NY again said Thursday he would not resign, after his Monday admission to sending a photo of his bulging crotch in underwear to his 45,000 Twitter followers and then lying about it for more than a week.