Anthony Weiner and Huma dine in Miami
The couple "looked very much in love as they dined with friends at Miami's celebrity hot spot Prime 112 steakhouse on Saturday night," the New York Post reported Monday.
Huma, an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, "was sporting her baby bump and looked very happy," according to the Miami Herald, which said the Weiners took a post-dinner stroll down Ocean Drive.
Redistricting is forcing New York to lose two seats in the House. Latino leaders are recommending that Weiner's 9th Congressional District be absorbed by neighboring ones.
"Weiner's departure presents probably the best opportunity to not only shore up the Latino and African American representation, but to do so with the least disruption," Juan Cartagena, president and general counsel of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, told the Associated Press.
"Eliminating Weiner's district would allow us to mitigate the effect of demographic change and gentrification," Cartagena told AP via email.
Before anything happens, however, there will be a special election on Sept. 13 to replace Weiner. Republicans are looking at Bob Turner, who garnered 40% of the vote in his defeat to Weiner in 2011, while Democrats are rallying behind Assemblyman David Weprin.
-- Tony Pierce
Photo: Huma and Anthony Weiner in Miami. Photo: Joe Marino / MCT