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.
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
Janice Hahn became the newest member of the House of Representatives Tuesday night, after defeating Republican Craig Huey in a special election to fill former Democratic Rep. Jane Harman's seat. The contentious race has been conside... Read Post