Posts Tagged ‘Ed Towns’

Campaign Roundup: Wall Street Fears Charles Barron Congressional Win

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Brooklyn POLITICO looked at Ed Towns’ unexpected endorsement of Charles Barron. Wall Street and the city’s political class are fearful of a Barron win. Hakeem Jeffries and Barron debate foreign policy. Queens Rory Lancman is pounding the issue of protecting social security. Bronx/Manhattan Charlie Rangel skipped a debate in the Bronx, which Adriano Espaillat criticized. [&hellip
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This Week’s Political Winners & Losers: Cuomo’s PAC Gets Casino Money

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

It was a dramatic week. From explosive news reports on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Super PAC-ish Committee to Save New York and its relationship to the gambling lobby, to Sen. Majority Leader Dean Skelos’s disquisition on weed, to JCOPE commissioner Ravi Batra being carried out of an ethics commission meeting on a gurney, we were almost [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: April 18, 2012

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Three of the NYC mayoral candidates spoke at an educational panel. U.S. Senate Wendy Long has a very high burn rate so far. Staten Island Mark Murphy is staffing up. Opponent Michael Grimm is having his petitions challenged for the Independence Party line. Brooklyn The retiring Ed Towns won’t use his petitions [&hellip
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City & State: Heard Around Town, April 6, 2012

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Politics

* In mid-March, the Federal Election Commission found that Brooklyn Congressman Ed Towns’s campaign had taken in an additional $14,500 in campaign contributions than what is legally allowed, according to a letter sent from the FEC to the campaign and obtained by City & State. Towns’ campaign took $5,000 donations from four different individuals, and [&hellip
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