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Anthony Weiner Defends His Reaction to Voter Who Used Gay Slur

 
Anthony Weiner Defends His Reaction to Voter Who Used Gay Slur
Posted Friday, June 21st 2013 @ 12pm  by Holly Bailey, Yahoo! News | The Ticket

NEW YORK—Armed with a laser pointer and several PowerPoint slides, former Rep. Anthony Weiner sought to distinguish himself on Thursday as the only Democratic mayoral hopeful willing to embrace what he called the "big" and "bold" ideas with a speech calling for a dramatic transformation of the way New Yorkers receive their health care.

But all it took was an apparent throw-away comment on a street corner several weeks ago to overshadow Weiner's latest attempt to turn the page from being the candidate who was forced out of Congress in a sexting scandal.

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