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Weiner / Sexting Scandal / Resignation / A Discussion #995865

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 16, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The question of ehn and if politicians resign amid scandals in the light of the resignation of Representative Anthony Weiner due to the politics of the sexting scandal reported. [WEINER - announces his resignation from Congress; speaks about healing with his wife.] [For "Good Morning America," President OBAMA - speaks about Weiner.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dana Bash and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Government in Washington Melanie Sloan about the Weiner resignation. [BASH - says for Weiner it was the coverup that did him in; comments on Senator Larry Craig's story and how the party tried to pressure him out.] [SLOAN - notes the Senate never seems to demand a senator resign.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Weiner's plans to go to rehab noted. [HLN's Dr. Drew PINSKY - comments on the "rehab treatment" options for Weiner; explains how an intensive group process works and how men who have power have narcisstic drives.]

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