Anthony Weiner Calls Donald Trump's Attack on Wife Huma Abedin 'Absurd and Frankly Insulting'

Another day, another Donald Trump feud.

This time, the GOP front-runner set his sights on longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and her husband, former congressman Anthony Weiner.

Anthony Weiner Scandal: Why Wife Huma Abedin Didn't Leave Him

How could she?

While people are speculating about what Huma Abedin was thinking when she decided to stand by her man in his latest humiliating sexting scandal, close friends and family members tell PEOPLE the answer is simple: her toddling, talking 19-month-old son, Jordan.

Confidants of Anthony Weiner’s wife tell PEOPLE in this week’s issue that Abedin was on the verge of leaving Weiner last fall, after he confessed in September he was sexting again.

Julianna Margulies: Does She Consider Huma Abedin a Good Wife?

If anyone’s been following the sex scandals of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, it’s Julianna Margulies.

The Emmy-winning actress’s CBS show The Good Wife “ripped its title from the headlines when Silda Spitzer was standing right behind her husband” during the prostitution scandal, Margulies told PEOPLE on Tuesday.

Royal Baby: Adorable, Adored by Readers

Baby news – yes, that baby – produced a gush of Valentines from readers this week, while a certain late-night talk-show host took everyone by surprise with his baby news.

On a political note, further incidents of sexting by a New York mayoral candidate ticked people off.

Here are the five stories that sparked the strongest reactions from readers this past week – the news that made you happy, sad, laugh out loud, awestruck, even angry.

Anthony Weiner's Wife Considered Leaving Him, Source Says

Publicly, Huma Abedin said she loves and forgives her husband, Anthony Weiner, despite a second round of sexting revelations.

But a source close to the couple tells PEOPLE she thought of leaving him last fall when Abedin, 36, learned that Weiner, 48, was once again sending sexually explicit messages and photos of himself to other women.

“He came clean to her,” says the source, who is a family member.

The Best Stuff on the Internet: Non-Royal Baby Edition

As anyone who isn’t Nell knows, this week Prince William and Duchess Catherine welcomed their son, Prince George Alexander Louis, in an event that nearly took over the internet with second-by-second commentary on everything from Kate’s hair (she looked like she just stepped out of a salon, not the delivery room) to the baby’s Seinfeldian name (George Costanza, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus). But more happened this week than just the birth of a babe who may or may not celebrate Festivus.

Anthony Weiner: How Last Summer's Interview with PEOPLE Stacks Up Now

When they invited PEOPLE into their Manhattan home last summer – their first interview since he resigned from Congress amid scandal – Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin (joined by baby son Jordan) were the picture of a family tested, but healed and happy again, with Anthony’s sexting habit kicked.

Huma Abedin Insists Husband Anthony Weiner Deserves (Yet) Another Chance

As new revelations about her husband’s indiscretions emerge, Huma Abedin, wife of New York City mayoral candidate and former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner, says she believes his heart has truly changed as he tries to re-enter political life after a sexting scandal two years ago.

Anthony Weiner Caught in Another Sex Scandal

Anthony Weiner found himself caught in another sexting scandal Tuesday like the one that destroyed his congressional career.

This time he stood side-to-side with his wife Huma Abedin to say that he will remain in the race for mayor of New York City.

Anthony Weiner Shares a Family Photo

What’s next for former New York congressman Anthony Weiner? Baby’s first steps, of course.

“I’m very happy in my present life,” Weiner, 47, tells PEOPLE in an exclusive interview. “The only next dramatic steps I’m planning on are Jordan’s first,” he says, referring to his 6-month-old son and remaining noncommital on whether he will run for office again.