Today In NY-9: AFL-CIO, Debt Ceiling and The Rangel Question

As true on most days, Republican Bob Turner jumped out of the gate first today, criticizing his Democratic opponent David Weprin for, as he put it, refusing “to say whether or not he would have voted ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on last Wednesday’s vote to raise the U.S. debt ceiling.”

“David Weprin is not just a career politician, he is a squishy politician who can’t seem to give a straight answer on anything,” said Turner campaign spokesman William O’Reilly. “We understand that last week’s vote in Washington was a tough one to make, but at the end of the day one has to step up, take a position, and live with it.  Mr. Weprin has been caught talking out of both sides of his mouth for the past two weeks. ” Read More

Today In NY-9: AFL-CIO, Debt Ceiling and The Rangel Question