Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is separating from her husband, disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, after the New York Post published semi-nude selfies Weiner took while he was lying in bed with their sleeping son. The Post story, which ran online with four new pictures of an unclothed Weiner, revealed portions of an online exchange between Weiner and an unidentified woman that began in early and ran until this month. In July , according to the Post, Weiner sent the woman a revealing image of himself in which his young son is clearly visible next to him. Weiner deleted his Twitter account soon after the Post story went online. Abedin, for her part, remains a top Clinton advisor. She is vice chair of the Clinton campaign, and a regular presence on the campaign trail. Emails she sent while working for Clinton at the State Department have been at the center of recent stories about Clinton Foundation donors who requested meetings with Clinton while she was Secretary of State. Contact Josh Nathan-Kazis at nathankazis forward. Josh Nathan-Kazis is a staff writer for the Forward. He covers charities and politics, and writes investigations and longform.
Hey, Weiner, wait your turn! Disgraced ex- Congressman Anthony Weiner has been raising his public profile, but his People magazine feature this week with wife Huma Abedin was a Clinton-crafted effort meant to help her get a job — not him, sources told the Daily News. Abedin is a top aide to Secretary of State Clinton, who plans to leave the Obama administration next year. Abedin is unlikely to be satisfied with a job at Bill Clinton's foundation, so the ex-President and his wife are "working on something for Huma to do. That job could range anywhere from a run for elected office, a top government appointment — or even a cushy slot at a private company.
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By Gabrielle Fonrouge. Huma Abedin clearly knows that looking good is the best revenge. The estranged wife of disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner strutted her stuff in a sexy strapless Oscar de la Renta number and heels for the latest edition of W magazine. The piece focused on the previous departure of studio director Laura Kim and fellow associate Fernando Garcia from the fashion giant and their choice to start their own company.