Rep. Anthony Weiner

Pork barrel spending

Rep. King Sounds Off On Pork Barrel Projects

Public worry about out-of-control government spending hasn’t stopped Congress from trying to get $8 billion worth of new pork barrel projects.


September storm damage in Queens (Photo/AP)

Lawmakers Want Con Ed Lines Moved Underground

City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley and Rep. Anthony Weiner cited damage in Middle Village following the September macroburst that struck the area as the reason for wanting to relocate the power lines.


Anthony Weiner (credit: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Weiner Warns Of High Rates On Store Credit Cards

A study released by Rep. Anthony Weiner that examined credit cards at major NYC stores revealed that the average interest rate of a retail store credit card was 24 percent.



YouTube Removes Videos From Yemeni Cleric

New York Congressman Anthony Weiner had recently sent letters to YouTube, urging it to remove the videos.


Anwar al-Awlaki (AP), Rep. Anthony Weiner (Getty Images)

Weiner Calls On Youtube To Remove Terror Videos

Rep. Weiner is calling on Youtube to remove videos featuring Anwar al-Awlaki, an American-born Muslim cleric, who U.S. officials call an Al Qaeda operative.

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Weiner Proposes Food Stamp Incentive For Produce

With obesity becoming a nationwide epidemic, Congressman Anthony Weiner may have a novel solution to get people to eat their veggies.