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June 7th, 2011
01:15 PM ET

What does Representative Weiner's behavior reveal about him?

Representative Anthony Weiner's confession that he exchanged lewd photographs and online messages with as many as six women draws public attention to the largely undefined area of the law related to sexting.

Criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor Paul Callan joins the AM team this morning to explain if Representative Weiner has violated any laws by participating in these scandalous interactions. Callan is joined by clinical psychologist Jeff Gardere, who offers his analysis of Rep. Weiner's behavior and what it reveals about the Congressman.


Filed under: Rep. Anthony Weiner • Sexting
June 7th, 2011
01:11 PM ET

Ethics investigation into Rep. Weiner's actions

Capitol Hill is buzzing this morning with talk of Representative Anthony Weiner's sexting scandal, with some insisting that he should resign and others suggesting that the Democratic leadership may force him out in light of Pelosi's call for a House ethics probe.

Republican analyst and advisor to Representative Michele Bachmann Ed Rollins joins Democratic Strategist Kiki McLean this morning to discuss the political issues of the day and whether Rep. Weiner can survive politically in light of his social media controversy.


Filed under: Politics • Rep. Anthony Weiner • Sexting
June 7th, 2011
12:59 PM ET

Rep. Weiner political fallout

On Monday, Congressman Anthony Weiner confessed to trading lewd photographs and online messages with as many as six women, an action that will undoubtedly affect his political future in Congress and at home in New York City.

Roll Call's Emily Heil and CNN contributor Errol Louis join Kiran Chetry this morning to discuss the political implications of the Weiner sexting scandal.


Filed under: Politics • Rep. Anthony Weiner • Sexting