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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Read this: Anthony Weiner’s e-ffairs, his wife, his future


We are quickly going to run out of sad Weiner photos. Here’s another, from Monday’s press conference. (Richard Drew/AP)
Anthony Weiner is in a lot of political trouble — an incredible amount, considering we’re not even sure what Weiner’s guilty of beyond “looking pathetic in the pathetic way exclusive to men who are trying their best to look sexy, writes our colleague Monica Hesse, who ponders: What is an e-ffair anyway?… Meanwhile, Weiner’s wife Huma Abedin is staying busy with work; she’s headed to Africa with Hillary Clinton . . Who was that lady shouting “where is your wife?” and “did you have phone sex?” at Weiner’s press conference? NYPost columnist Andrea Peyser. Jason Horowitz tells you all about her.

Also: The Fix picks its five worst/best sex scandal press conferences in history. (FWIW, the worst and best are the same.)

UPDATE, 6 p.m.: Huma Abedin is pregnant

Read earlier in The Reliable Source:

Anthony Weiner’s wife Huma Abedin: Political wives skipping the ritual press conference, 6/6/11

Anthony Weiner: Cosmo’s bachelor “future president” in 1996, 6/5/11

Political sex scandals: Who survives, who crashes and burns?, 6/5/11

Anthony Weiner and the protocol of Twitter following, 6/1/11

Weiner’s bachelor days, marriage, comic stylings, 6/6/11

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