U.S. Congressional District 9

The 9th Congressional District includes Kew Gardens, Forrest Hills, Middle Village, and Rego Park in Queens and Sheepshead Bay, Mill Basin, Bergen Beach, Manhattan Beach, Rockaway Park, Breezy Point and Belle Harbour in Brooklyn.

Anthony Weiner (Dem/WF)

Gerard Cronin (Rep/Ind/Con)

Commentary by Anthony Weiner
Keeping the Ferry Service Afloat

Campaign Trail:

U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner is running for Congress this year but an advertisement for his re-election campaign attacks Mayor Michael Bloomberg who, of course, is not on the ballot in November. Weiner is considered a likely candidate for mayor in 2005. (NY Times)


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Presidential debates

President Bush and Senator John Kerry had a series of 90-minute debates:

Thursday, Sep. 30: University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla. Theme: Foreign policy and homeland security.
Moderator: Jim Lehrer, PBS
Transcript of debate

Friday, Oct. 8: Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., no subject restrictions.
Moderator: Charles Gibson, ABC
Transcript of debate

Wednesday, Oct. 13: Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz. Theme: domestic and economic policy.
Moderator: Bob Scheiffer, CBS
Transcript of debate

Video of debate.

Vice Presidential debates

Tuesday, Oct. 5: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Theme: No limits on topics.
Moderator: Gwen Ifill, senior correspondent for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"
Transcript of debate

Live TV coverage: C-SPAN and C-SPAN2, ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel

Official debate site: www.debates.org

Critique of Commission on Presidential Debates: www.debate.org


News about the presidential campaign, the convention, and the relationship between D.C. and NYC