Rep. Anthony Weiner is endorsing Dr. Matthieu Eugene, who, if elected, would be the first Haitian-born elected official in New York City history.
It’s a move that could figure into to Weiner’s possible bid for mayor in 2009, when he would be jumping into a racially diverse field that include City Comptroller Bill Thompson and Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion. (The same was said when Weiner endorsed Yvette Clarke last year for Congress.)
So just to tally: Eugene now has the support of Weiner, the Clarkes and SEIU 1199.
– Azi Paybarah