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Inside the Rep. Weiner's resignation conference

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Mr. Weiner stood alone at the press conference; his pregnant wife, Huma Abedin, remained at home while he officially ended the only career he has ever known.

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U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner enters to announce his resignation June 16, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The resignation comes ten days after the congressman admitted to sending lewd photos of himself on Twitter to multiple women.

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Mr. Weiner said he initially hoped to continue his work but then realized “the distraction that I have created has made that impossible.”

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Mr. Weiner blused momentarily after the heckles but continued his remarks, which lasted just under four minutes.

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Benjy Bronk, a writer for "The Howard Stern Show", yells at Mr. Weiner as he announces his resignation. Mr. Bronk asked questions about Mr. Weiner's body and "smooth sexy chest."

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