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Weiner / Sexting Scandal #995420

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 12, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Washington: Luke Russert) The calls for the resignation of Representative Anthony Weiner due to the sexting scandal featured; details given about his leave of absence from the House; the less-graphic TMZ photos and a rally outside his office shown. [WEINER - admits personal failings.] [Yesterday and today, Representative Debbie WASSERMAN SCHULTZ - says he needs to resign because this is a distraction.] A statement from former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi quoted. [Former Democratic chairman Martin FROST†- says only he can decide to leave.] His Twitter messages to a teenager mentioned.

(Studio: Lester Holt; Capitol Hill: Kelly O'Donnell) The options for the Democrats in dealing with Weiner, the possible ethics violation and the muted response of the Republicans discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Russert, Luke;
O'Donnell, Kelly

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