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April 15, 2012


Towns Will Not Seek Re-Election

Rep. Ed Towns (D-NY) "was making calls Sunday night telling friends, supporters and some members of the New York delegation that he was dropping out of the race for the re-drawn 8th Congressional seat," the New York Daily News reports.

Towns was facing a bruising primary fight against two Democratic challengers, City Councilman Charles Barron (D) and state Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries (D).












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