Anthony Weiner's Comeback: On the Trail With the Mayoral Candidate

Weiner hopes voters will be forgiving for his twitter misstep, offer second-chance.
1:59 | 05/26/13

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Transcript for Anthony Weiner's Comeback: On the Trail With the Mayoral Candidate
Your New York City tonight -- second act or at least an attempt at one politics are famous for them. But in this case voters would have to look past pictures that rocketed across Twitter and everywhere else. Our correspondent tonight the tough questions for the candidate here's ABC's Martha Gonzales. Thank you win yeah. Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner getting a warm welcome from voters today as he launches his political comeback. -- campaigning for New York City mayor trying to move past the scandal that led to his resignation from congress two years ago. Those racy photos and messages he sent to women through social media I'd like to make it clear that I had made terrible mistakes and there could be other fallen on out there anymore would -- be. -- that is that this is exactly what people notice it's something I've done it's very regrettable. His wife whom -- pregnant when the scandal broke appears in this new campaign video standing by her man and -- -- work harder to make it better and Anthony. We -- hopes voters won't be as forgiving god really gets your vote yes -- will I I strongly feel he's a good ball Tuesday deserves a chance. But what we -- to support from democratic heavyweights just this morning senator Charles Schumer refused to talk about the controversial candidate I'm not commenting on the mayor's race or on Anthony -- -- race at this point on ABC's this week politicos Maggie Haberman told Martha Raddatz. Winner has a very slim chance at becoming New York city's next mayor because this field is pretty lackluster nobody is capturing the imagination of the public and that is just what -- is hoping to do either one -- at a time. -- -- you apply to them before. It's entirely up to them but and one of the things I'm gonna say is I'm gonna present that would my vision for the city -- -- seems to be a test from Marcy forward when an image sort of go -- -- social media. Second -- -- popular but this one to be a real test right and this is why he's trying to take preemptive action warning that there are still photos out there that could surface.

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