Turner Votes Yes, Weprin Leans No On Debt Ceiling Deal

Both the Republican and Democratic candidates for the Anthony Weiner’s former Congressional seat are out with a statement this afternoon on the deal reached last night to extend the federal debt ceiling by cutting federal spending.

And in a move that may mirror how the rest of the country reacts to the measure, G.O.P. Bob Turner is hailing its passage, while Democrat David Weprin knocks the House leadership for holding the country “hostage.” Read More