Richard L. Weiss, Esq., supports Medicare for All, reproductive rights, sensible gun regulation, and restorative justice reforms that reduce crime and save money, while improving police professionalism. He opposes expensive cancer-causing fracking and supports a rapid transition to renewable energy which is cheaper and creates more jobs. He wants negotiated peace in Ukraine and to bring troops home.
Richard was born in Pittsburgh, and has worked as an attorney for the Federal Government in Washington, D.C. at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and in Indonesia on financing for development projects. He possesses a J.D. from the University of Denver, a Master of Laws in International legal studies from American University in Washington, D.C., and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Interviews and News
C-NET Candidate Interview for General Election, 17 October 2022. Click here to see the full video.
Questions and answers as part of Meet the Candidates Voter Education series, Pittsburgh VEEEM, 8 October 2022. Click here to see the full event video.
Interview on Inagaddadavida (KRDP Community Radio), Episode 150, 5 October 2022. Click here for the audio.
Interview and Q&A with callers on the PCN TV Call-In Show, 4 October 2022. Click link to go to PCN TV, then scroll down and click on Weiss's video under "Race for US Senate".
Interview in Voters Guide for US Senate, WESA, 3 October 2022. Click here for the article.
Questions and answers included in Voters Guide, Erie Times-News, 2 October 2022. Click here for the article.
Endorsement from Bob Small, BillLawrenceOnline, 1 October 2022. Click here for the article.
Interview with KDKA Radio Morning Show, 5 August 2022. Click here for the audio.
"Green Party candidates are seeking spots on the ballot for governor, lieutenant governor, and U.S. Senator", City And State Pennsylvania, 9 May 2022. Click here for article.
Richard joins this candidate forum with VEEEM Pittsburgh. Click this link for the Facebook livestream.