Anthony Weiner

Anthony Weiner Drops to Fourth Place in Democratic Race for NYC Mayor

Was in the lead at one point


Disgraced New York mayor hopeful Anthony Weiner has fallen to fourth place in the city's Democratic race.

But the former congressman was still the centre of attention in a heated televised debate.

In his opening statement he was contrite, saying: "I said from the beginning of this campaign that there were things in my personal background that I was embarrassed by.

"Things I worked out with my wife in the privacy of our own home, but were unfortunately being played out in front of the whole country.