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Weiner: 'I Am Not Resigning'

After 10 days of denial and deceit, Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., said on Monday that he had lied and made “terrible mistakes” that have deeply hurt his wife and others. Weiner confessed to sending a lewd photo of himself to a college student in Washington state. “To be clear, the picture was of me – and I sent it,” he said.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 5:40pm

Bachmann Signs Up Ed Rollins

Republican strategist Ed Rollins will manage Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign if she jumps in the race, a well-placed source has confirmed to Hotline on Call.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 4:40pm

Apple's Jobs Introduces iCloud

Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the company's long-awaited new iCloud service Monday, allowing users to store contacts, music, calendar events and files online and said it will be free -- for now.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 4:40pm

Hahn's First Ad Ties Huey To Palin

After Republicans spent last cycle saturating the airwaves tying to Democrats to then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat Janice Hahn mimicked that tack in her first television ad in California's 36th District special election - using former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin to paint Republican Craig Huey as too extreme.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 4:40pm

Anthony Weiner: Resign or Not Resign?

Now that Rep. Anthony Weiner's face appears in sexually-tinged photos he allegedly sent to a woman who is not his wife will the sexy tweet scandal known as Weinergate take the congressman down? He's scheduled to give a press conference in Manhattan at 4 p.m. Until he meets the cameras, there are plenty of opinions about what he should say. 

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 4:40pm

State Visit or Official Visit? Carney Gets Briefed by Reporters on What to Call Merkel Visit

White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday gets clarification from the briefing room on the correct nomenclature to describe the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will be honored at a White House state dinner on Tuesday.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 4:40pm

Frank Asks Obama to Threaten Defense Bill Veto

The U.S. Senate passed, and President Barack Obama signed into law last December, a repeal of the Clinton-era Don't Ask Don't Tell policy for the U.S. armed forces. But putting that repeal into practice has proved slow, and the defense spending bill passed by the House of Representatives on May 26 includes an amendment that would extend the certification process required of armed forces branches before they can implement the repeal.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 4:40pm

Weiner: "The Picture Was of Me And I Sent It."

Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., told a press conference that he sent a lewd picture of himself to a woman by accident and then panicked. He admitted making up a story about his Twitter account being hacked. However, Weiner said he "I accept full responsibility for this, and I am not resigning."

"I don't know what I was thinking."

The seven-term lawmaker has been at the center of questions about lewd photos emailed from his Twitter account.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 4:40pm

Iowans Don't Take Kindly to Jon Huntsman 'Avoiding' the State

For GOP presidential hopefuls, Iowa's ethanol subsidies can be a delicate issue to handle. Even if you decide, like Jon Huntsman did last weekend, to freely say that you don't have a chance to win the state because you don't support them. "I'm not competing in Iowa for a reason," he told a New Hampshire crowd. "I don't believe in subsidies that prop up corn, soybeans and ethanol."

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 4:40pm

Santorum Not Content to Be Just Social Conservative Candidate

Santorum has made clear he doesn’t want to be just the “abortion” candidate. He’s distinguished himself as the GOP candidate with the most far-reaching agenda for reforming entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security.

Posted: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 4:40pm