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Embattled Rep. Weiner Insists He Won't Resign

NEW YORK (AP) - Rep. Anthony Weiner insists he won't resign from Congress and plans to get back to work on behalf of his New York district.

Weiner spoke to the New York Post on Thursday outside his lawyer's office in Manhattan. He represents part of Queens.

The seven-term lawmaker has come under pressure from several Democratic colleagues to step down after he admitted to sexually explicit online relationships with women.

Weiner told the Post he wants to move past the controversy and is trying to make amends with his family and constituents.

Sources close to Weiner and his wife, Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, say the couple are expecting their first child.

      
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