Anthony Weiner: Sexts, lies and the demise of a power couple

Just a few short years ago, Huma Abedin had it all. Now her life and career lie in ruins

1st October, 2017
Abedin’s rise to political prominence was as the eyes and ears of Hillary Clinton Pic: AP

In a Manhattan federal court last week, Anthony Weiner, the former Democrat congressman, former New York mayoral candidate and former husband of Huma Abedin, broke down in tears as he was sentenced to 21 months in prison for exchanging lewd messages with a 15-year-old schoolgirl.

Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s longtime aide and closest confidante, who now lives alone in Manhattan with their young son, was nowhere to be seen.

By any standard, the Weiner-Abedin drama,...

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