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Congressman Anthony Weiner

Congressman from New York's 9th District

Congressman Anthony Weiner appears in the following:

Meet the Candidates: Call Anthony Weiner

Friday, August 30, 2013

Our final round of interviews with the Democratic primary candidates in the 2013 mayor's race continues. Anthony Weiner, former NY Congressman, discusses the latest in the campaign and takes your calls about his plans for New York City.

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Weiner Takes on Ryan and Shutdown

Thursday, April 07, 2011

I dispute that it's a very courageous document. In fact it's basically the same kind of political things we've heard from this party for a long time, they're not particularly fond of Medicare, they have real contempt for Medicaid, yet they don't have any ideas of how to reduce costs on their own, all it's doing is cost shifting.

—Rep. Anthony Weiner on Rep. Paul Ryan's 10 year budget proposal, speaking on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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Weiner Takes on Ryan

Thursday, April 07, 2011

US Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY 9th) talks about Paul Ryan's budget proposal and the prospects of a government shutdown in the next two days.

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Two More Weeks

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Congressman Anthony Weiner, (D-NY9), talks about the deal to fund the federal government for two more weeks, offensive statutes, and other Congressional matters.

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Weiner on the Tax Compromise

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Congressman Anthony Weiner weighs in on the compromise between President Obama and the Republican leadership on the Bush tax cuts.

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Weiner on Congressional Power Shift

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Anthony Weiner, US Congressman for New York's 9th District, which includes parts of Brooklyn and Queens, discusses the results of yesterday's election and the Congressional balance of power. 

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Anthony Weiner on Financial Reform and Energy Bill

Friday, July 23, 2010

The House passed an energy bill last year, and yesterday the Senate abandoned their version. U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner (Democrat, District 9) weighs in on this and other Congressional news.

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Health Care Update

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner (9th District) talks about the latest in health care negotiations, and the possible return of the public option.

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Anthony Weiner on Health Care and Reconciliation

Monday, March 01, 2010

U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-parts of Brooklyn and Queens, 9th District) discusses the latest in the health care reform process, whether Democrats will turn to reconciliation, and how it impacts New Yorkers.

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Reconcilable Differences?

Monday, March 01, 2010

On the national front, Congressman Anthony Weiner discusses the prospects for health care reform and from Albany, New York State Senator Liz Krueger reacts to Governor Paterson’s decision to drop his election bid. Plus, husband and wife Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn with their new book You Say Tomato, I ...

Congressman Anthony Weiner on Healthcare and SotU

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY 9th) talks about the future of health care reform and what to expect from tonight's speech.

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Preview of the SOTU

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Health care reform and the economy both need a jump start, but will President Obama be able to use the State of the Union speech to provide the jolt? Congressman Anthony Weiner weighs in. Also today: local New Yorkers return from Haiti to report on AIDS related health issues there, ...

What History Teaches Us About the Supermajority

Thursday, January 21, 2010

The election of Republican Scott Brown as Massachusetts' new junior senator on Tuesday night sent shock waves through Washington. Politicians of on both sides of the aisle flocked to microphones to give their takes on the future of health care reform now that the Democrats no longer have the Senate 60 votes needed to avoid a filibuster. But how did we come to expect a 59-vote majority as a bad thing? We look at the history of the supermajority.

 

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Health Care Check-Up

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Representative Anthony Weiner offers his take on the latest developments in health care reform, and whether progressives should give up on the bill altogether.

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Anthony Weiner on Expanded Medicare

Thursday, December 10, 2009

The latest health care plan in Washington looks to expand Medicare, but possibly at the expense of a public option. Congressman Anthony Weiner offers his take.

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The Future of Government Services

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Governor David Paterson has delayed many payments for services until the state’s financial health improves. He discusses his plans to bring New York back from the brink. Then, Congressman Anthony Weiner explains what the latest health care plan has in store. Plus: the expected gay marriage vote in New Jersey; ...

Pro Public Option

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Floor debates loom in the health care debate, and major aspects of the plan are still in question. Anthony Weiner, U.S. Congressman (D-NY 9th - parts of Brooklyn and Queens), talks about his fight to include a public option in the final version of Congress’s health care bill and ...

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Paterson Presses On

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

New York State Governor David Paterson is trying to close a $3 billion dollar budget shortfall. He explains how he plans on making it happen amidst the dysfunction in Albany. Plus, New York Congressman Anthony Weiner on his fight to include a public option in the health care bill; Suketu ...

Democratic Consensus on Health Care?

Monday, August 24, 2009

Congressman Anthony Weiner continues to advocate from the left for a more robust overhaul of the health care system. Will Republicans be convinced, let along those within the Democratic party?

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Health Care Common Ground

Monday, August 24, 2009

It’s the last week of the August recess, but the debate over health care is still heated. Will there be any consensus across parties or even within Democrats when lawmakers return to Washington? Anthony Weiner offers his assessment. Plus, new information on the US attorney firings; and how other countries ...