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    Top Clinton Aide Abedin Dumps Cheating Ex-Congressman Husband

    Nobody can afford distractions at this stage of the game. Huma Abedin is the Democratic nominee’s closest adviser and Hillary Clinton’s likened her to a “second daughter.” Now the Clinton campaign is rallying around her after Abedin announced a split from Anthony Weiner, her husband of six years, after another sexting scandal similar to the one that forced his resignation from Congress in 2011. But some are concerned Donald Trump’s jabs at Abedin — he’s already suggested that she may have given Weiner classified information — could hurt Clinton’s campaign.

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