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Anthony Weiner Resigns for Real, Effective at Midnight


Sexting congressman Anthony Weiner said he’d call it quits from the House of Representatives back on Thursday, explaining that the “distraction [he] created” — with his penis, mostly — makes his work “impossible.” Today came the official letter, addressed to New York Secretary of State Cesar Perales and Governor Andrew Cuomo, and CC’d to John Boehner, the Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, the Minority Leader. It’s short and sweet, taking effect at midnight, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. “It has been an honor to serve the people of Queens and Brooklyn,” Weiner writes. See the whole thing after the jump, fancy Congress print and all.



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