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Slaughter Believes Weiner

Rep. Louise Slaughter, a powerful New York Democrat, tells NRO that she is confident that Rep. Anthony Weiner, her Empire State colleague, did not share a lewd picture via Twitter.

“Why would he do a stupid thing like that?” Slaughter chuckles. “Anthony Weiner is as smart as a whip.”

Is she sure he did not snap that infamous photo? “I don’t doubt for a moment that it was not him,” she says.

Robert Costa — Robert Costa is National Review's Washington editor and a CNBC political analyst. He manages NR's Capitol Hill bureau and covers the White House, Congress, and national campaigns. ...

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