Weiner: ‘Eyeing’ NYC Mayoral Run

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16:  Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) announces his resignation June 16, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The resignation comes 10 days after the congressman admitted to sending lewd photos of himself on Twitter to multiple women.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Anthony Weiner in June 2011. (Spencer Platt/Getty),Spencer Platt

    Is it true that anyone can make a comeback in New York—or in politics? It looks like Anthony Weiner is testing that theory. The former congressman—who resigned in disgrace after sending a 21-year-old lewd photos on Twitter—gave a lengthy interview in this weekend’s New York Times Magazine. The inside look at Weiner’s life—published online Wednesday—was conducted alongside his wife, Huma Abedin, who was deputy chief of staff to Hillary Clinton. In it Weiner admits he is “eyeing” a run for mayor, a race that some considered a lock for him pre-scandal. The article contains fascinating details about the two’s marriage, detailing their lives as “political animals” who worked 24/7 before the scandal. Now, Abedin says, they’re trying to move forward. “‘Anthony ... is a glass-half-full person. He doesn’t dwell. He’s not negative.’”

    Read it at The New York Times Magazine