McKeone on Weiner: A political story that got personal

The story of how golden couple Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin fell spectacularly from grace

18th March, 2018
Huma Abedin: a former adviser to Hillary Clinton

In a Manhattan federal court, 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, which for...

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