Good Lord, is it possible? Anthony Weiner's sexting pal might be a Hoosier?
CNN) -- The woman at the center of the Anthony Weiner scandal is a 23-year-old Indiana native who is passionate about politics, and was a strong supporter of the New York politician even after he resigned from Congress amid similar circumstances two years ago, a friend said.
Sydney Elaine Leathers actively posts about politics and her Democratic views on Facebook. That's where she met Lou Colagiovanni, a political blogger and writer who moderates a political Facebook page where Leathers frequently posted messages.
"She absolutely idealized this man," Colagiovanni told CNN on Wednesday of the respect Leathers had for Weiner, now running for New York mayor.
Another account says she has political heroes besides Weiner: