Anthony Weiner is still maybe running for mayor of New York: A timeline [UPDATED]

The disgraced lawmaker inches closer to declaring his candidacy

Anthony Weiner
(Image credit: AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

It's no secret that Anthony Weiner (D) — the former lawmaker who resigned in disgrace after tweeting photos of his crotch — would one day like to be the mayor of New York City. He unsuccessfully ran for that office in 2005 and planned to do so again in 2009, though he ultimately dropped his bid, saying he couldn't overcome Mayor Michael Bloomberg's (I) enormous personal fortune and political entrenchment.

With Bloomberg set to leave office this year, Weiner has seemingly begun to lay the groundwork for a fresh mayoral campaign. However, he's refused to say whether he'll go through with it.

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