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Sext Transcripts Reveal Weiner's Pretty Sleazy

One of Anthony Weiner's Internet lovers has turned over her entire nine months of digital correspondence with the congressman to Radar. Lisa Weiss, a 40-year-old blackjack dealer in Las Vegas, began chatting with Weiner August 13, 2010, after she sent him a Facebook message. Their chats turned sexual on September 17.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 5:40am

If Venture Capitalists Like It, Can FCC Be Far Behind?

Legendary Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, which has helped fund such companies as Amazon.com and Google, likes the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 5:40am

PICTURES: Barack Obama Ate Here

When it comes to dining, President Obama can eat just about anything anywhere. He can foster diplomacy over burgers or in upscale Georgetown restaurants.  He can romance Michelle in restaurants with month-long reservation lists or over ice cream as he did during their first kiss at a Chicago Baskin Robbins. We take you around the Washington metropolitan area to the favorite spots of our omnivorous—albeit fit—president.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 5:40am

Menendez Introduces Cybersecurity Bill To Match House Legislation

As expected, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., announced Tuesday that he plans to introduce cybersecurity legislation that mirrors a bill in the House.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 5:40am

Automated Pollster Includes Cousin in Republican Primary Survey

Even the savviest of political observers would have been confused by automated pollster Public Policy Polling's South Carolina Republican presidential survey released Tuesday afternoon. The poll tested -- among Republican candidates Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman -- a mystery woman: Maggie Patton.

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 5:40pm

Unrest in North Africa and the Middle East

In December of 2010, an unemployed street vendor in Tunisia set himself on fire to protest police harassment, setting off a historical wave of protests across North Africa and the Middle East against repressive government regimes. Activists saw the successful ousters of longtime rulers in both Egypt and Tunisia, but as the Arab Spring now moves into summer, revolts in countries such as Libya, Yemen, and Syria have bogged down into bloody quagmires. Small-scale protests continue in a handful of Arab states, while others appear to have weathered the regional storm.

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 5:40pm

Weinergate Girl Elected 'Most Likely to Be Involved in Tabloid Scandal'

Sometimes high school students can be incredibly perceptive. Gennette Cordova, the 21-year-old college student at the center of Rep. Anthony Weiner's crotch shot scandal, seems to have had her fate sealed by her high school newspaper.

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 5:40pm

Will Weiner Resign? Half of New Yorkers Hope So

Looks like New York City isn't that bastion of permissive liberal moral relativism after all: Almost half of New Yorkers want Rep. Anthony Weiner to resign in the wake of his admission that he virtually cheated on his wife via kinky Facebook chats.

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 5:40pm

McKenna Announcing For Washington Governor

Washington state Attorney General Rob McKenna (R) will announce his candidacy for governor on Wednesday, a Republican source confirms. McKenna, who has long been expected to run, is considered the strongest candidate Republicans have for the gubernatorial race.

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 4:40pm

PICTURES: Who is Leaving the House?

A look at the members of Congress who have left or plan to leave the House of Representatives.

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 4:40pm