Saturday, March 26, 2011

Rep. Anthony Weiner on Death of Geraldine Ferraro

Following news that former Vice-Presidential nominee and U.S. representative Geraldine Ferraro has died, Rep. Anthony Weiner (D – Queens and Brooklyn), who represents the communities she represented from 1979 to 1984, released the following statement:

"Geraldine was a determined fighter for our nation and an historic figure who blazed trails for Italian-Americans, and especially for women.”

“To residents of Queens, she was our hometown hero who never forgot her roots.”

“Today we mourn the passing of a great American success story.”