Anthony Weiner’s not shrinking from elected office.
disgraced former congressman — who’s sitting on a $4.5 million campaign
war chest — is mulling a bid for citywide office next year and
“seriously considering” a mayoral run, multiple sources told The Post.
The cocky pol is also open to the post of public advocate as a backup
plan, said sources, who described the Queens Democrat as “desperate” to
get back into politics.
Weiner, 47, has even spoken to former staffers about going back to work for him, according to another source.
And he wants to run soon because the public match on his campaign funds are due to expire after the 2013 election.
heard he is seriously thinking about getting into a citywide race in
2013 and would like it to be mayor,” said a source with ties to Weiner.
“In his mind, he’s trying to figure out how to run for mayor.”
He’s reached out to politicos to “talk about the landscape,” said a former staffer. (Continues)