In Politics: Weiner's Fall And Bachmann's Rise
by: NPR Staff, NPR, June 17, 2011 11:06:00 am
Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) resigned Thursday after a nearly three-week-long scandal involving lewd photos. Also, rising star Michele Bachmann created a great deal of buzz after the GOP presidential debate. Host Michel Martin discusses this week's politics with Mary Kate Cary, columnist and blogger for US News and World Report, and Michael Fauntroy, professor of public policy at George Mason University.