Anthony Weiner Scandal Continues to be a Distraction for Local Politicians

It's back to work for congress, after a week-long recess, but one lawmaker you won't see on this hill this week is New York Congressman Anthony Weiner.

One day after more suggestive internet photographs surfaced, Weiner says he is now taking a temporary leave of absence to seek treatment.

The scandal continues to be a distraction to member of congress, Monday in Rhode Island, the delegation was out and about, trying to underscore other issues. The questions, however, continue to focus on the troubled congressman from Brooklyn.

ABC6 Reporter Mark Curtis has that story…