Rep. Ed Towns’s decision not to run for re-election, announced in statement Monday morning, sets up a likely two-way primary for his heavily Democratic Brooklyn congressional seat between a firebrand city council member and a more moderate assemblyman.
Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, from the Fort Greene neighborhood, had posed the greatest threat to Towns, with $400,000 in the bank at the end of March and a slew of important labor endorsements.
Probably not a whole lot. But it is interesting that the money raisers for Congressional seats in 2014 are doing significantly better on the Democratic side than their opponents are doing. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Commi... Read Post
Former Montgomery County Council member Duchy Trachtenberg said Thursday she would run for the newly-configured 6th congressional district seat, setting up a competitive Democratic primary for the right to take on Rep. Roscoe Bartle... Read Post