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AP: NYC mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner, bakery customer argue

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The 2-minute video shows Weiner, surrounded by reporters and campaign supporters in Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Borough Park, going back inside the bakery after someone yells, "Scumbag!" In another video, released by the Weiner campaign later Wednesday, the man can be heard saying "married to an Arab," presumably a reference to Weiner's Muslim wife, Huma Abedin, a longtime aide to former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton. Weiner defended his behavior outside a campaign stop at a Manhattan senior citizens center after the 2-minute video gained attention online, saying he put the man in his place.

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