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UPDATED: Weiner seeks professional treatment while Pelosi, DNC chair, DCCC chair seek his resignation

UPDATE 3:20 p.m.: Rep. Anthony Weiner departed Saturday morning for “professional treatment to focus on becoming a better husband and healthier person,” spokeswoman Risa Heller said. Heller’s full statement, via Politico’s Ben Smith: Congressman Weiner departed this morning to seek professional treatment to focus on becoming a better husband and…

Republicans call for Rep. Anthony Weiner to resign

WASHINGTON — There was little sympathy among US politicians Tuesday for Anthony Weiner, one day after the US Democratic congressman admitted in a teary-eyed press conference to maintaining a string of lewd online relationships. Weiner, 46, said he was “deeply ashamed” for his behavior, which included sending a close-up picture…