Will Anthony Weiner's replacement change the political spectrum or become a referendum on President Obama's politics, as a litmus test for 2012? Anna Sale and Todd Zwillich join us to discuss.
A special election for Anthony Weiner's Congressional seat could become a flashpoint for national politics. And the seat could go away due to redistricting.
WNYC and It's a Free Country reporter Anna Sale reports on the news that Rep. Anthony Weiner will step down in the wake of a "sexting" scandal, in which the Congressman sent lewd photographs to women via Facebook and Twitter.
Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for The Takeaway takes a closer look from Washington. Karol Markowicz, a public relations consultant, political blogger, believes Weiner should step down in the face of this scandal.