Sources say Anthony Weiner preparing to resign

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY) reacts as he speaks to the media in New York in this June 6, 2011 file photo. Calls for Weiner's resignation, including from some fellow Democrats, mounted on June 8, 2011, two days after he confirmed details of an online sex scandal. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)
U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY) reacts as he speaks to the media in New York in this June 6, 2011 file photo. Calls for Weiner's resignation, including from some fellow Democrats, mounted on June 8, 2011, two days after he confirmed details of an online sex scandal. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)
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Rep. Nancy Pelosi to speak on the issue at 10:45 a.m. EST

From the Times story:

Representative Anthony D. Weiner has told friends that he plans to resign his seat after coming under growing pressure from his Democratic colleagues to leave the House in the wake of revelations of his lewd online exchanges with women, said a person told of Mr. Weiner’s plans.

And follow the msnbc news HERE:

NBC News confirms that Weiner called Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Rep. Steve Israel last night to inform them he had decided to resign on Thursday.

Sources say Anthony Weiner preparing to resign

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