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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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Heard Around Town: March 29, 2012

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics, Uncategorized

* Republican David Storobin’s lead over Democratic City Councilman Lew Fidler in the Brooklyn Senate race shrank from 119 votes to a mere 37 yesterday in the first day of absentee ballot counting at the Brooklyn Board of Elections. David Simpson, spokesman for the Russian-American Storobin, claimed Fidler repeatedly challenged ballots in Russian-American districts: “They [&hellip
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