House grants Weiner a leave of absence

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Posted: Jun 13, 2011 7:57 PM
House grants Weiner a leave of absence

The House has approved without objection a two-week leave of absence for embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner.

Weiner's request was approved by unanimous consent at the close of legislative business Monday night.

The New York Democrat is receiving treatment at an undisclosed location after becoming embroiled in a sexting scandal.