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Weiner resurfaces to talk health care
News Terence M. Cullen 6/29/2012 at 12:22PM

Former Congressmember Anthony Weiner, who once represented a large chunk of Queens at Capitol Hill, said the Supreme Court ruling on the national health care bill was a major victory and was happy it was ruled constitutional. After a year in private life following his resignation, Weiner made his first public appearance on WNYC this [...]

As elections heat up, concerns over new districts
News Terence M. Cullen 6/15/2012 at 9:07AM

New congressional districts have left Queens residents a bit shaky about who will represent them, as several neighborhoods have been grouped into Brooklyn areas. Howard Beach — formerly part of Congressional District 9 — is now in Brooklyn’s redrawn District 8. Running for the congressional spot are State Assemblymember Hakeem Jeffries and City Councilmember Charles [...]