Downtown: Ed Towns seeks our endorsement in the 10th Congressional District

Rep. Ed Towns (D–Fort Greene) will retire at the end of his term after serving nearly three decades in Washington.
The Brooklyn Paper / Michael Lipkin

Rep. Ed Towns revealed a surprising lack of knowledge about foreign affairs, especially developments in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, and little enthusiasm for engagement anywhere in the world. When the discussion turned to domestic issues, he was on firmer ground, touting several bills for which he’s claimed credit over the years.

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