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Rep. Weiner should resign and run again in a special election

06/13/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with a suggestion to Congressman Weiner: He needs one, and I offer this with a completely open mind about what he should do with it.  A couple of facts right up front:  The leadership of the Democratic party didn't elect him.   While he owes his committee assignments to the party organization, he owes his seat to the people of his congressional district: the voters. Second, the media didn't nominate or elect this Congressman.  We can cover him, put all kinds of information and commentary on about him. We can judge his fitness, say what we think he ought to do. read more

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