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What We Learned: Glass Half Empty?

What we at The Hotline learned this week:

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 7:40pm

Weiner Still Not Stepping Down, Says He Will Seek Treatment

Top Democratic leaders, led by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who was joined by the Democratic National Committee chair and head of the party's congressional campaign committee, called on Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., to resign on Saturday as part of a multi-pronged pincer move to shame the seven-term congressman into ending his career on Capitol Hill.

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 6:40pm

Weiner Seeks Treatment After Pelosi Calls on Him to Resign

Update: The New York Times reports that Anthony Weiner is not resigning, but is seeking leave from the House to enter a treatment center.

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 3:40pm

Top Democrats Call on Weiner to Resign

Three top Democratic leaders all sounded calls on Saturday for embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., to resign - the clearest sign yet that support from his party has completely evaporated after the married congressman admitted Monday he had sent lewd photographs through social media to several women.

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 2:40pm

Pelosi and Democratic Campaign Chiefs Calling for Weiner to Resign

Top Democratic leaders, led by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who was joined by the Democratic National Committee chair and head of the party's congressional campaign committee, called on Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., to resign on Saturday as part of a multi-pronged pincer move to shame the seven-term congressman into ending his career on Capitol Hill.

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 2:40pm

Obama Takes Long View in Highlighting Job Training

It takes guts to admit you don't have all the power to fix the economy, especially if you're the president.

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 12:40pm

Key al-Qaida Operative in North Africa Killed

Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, an al-Qaida leader in North Africa accused of being a mastermind behind the 1998 embassy bombings, was killed earlier this week in Somalia, police told Reuters, which was later confirmed by the U.S.

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 12:40pm

The Top 10 Revelations from the Sarah Palin E-Mails

At 8:37 a.m.

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 12:40pm

Washington Week Round Table: Making Sense of Weiner and Gingrich's Bad Week

This week's episode of Washington Week with Gwen Ifill & National Journal.

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 12:40pm

After Weinergate, Members of Congress Tweet Less

since Weinergate began, members of Congress have changed their tweeting habits and become even more cautious. According to TweetCongress, which aggregates congressional tweeting behaviors, congressmen (and women) tweeted about 30 percent less after Weiner's mishap than before.

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 12:40pm