Campaign Roundup: Wall Street Fears Charles Barron Congressional Win


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Brooklyn POLITICO looked at Ed Towns' [unexpected endorsement](http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0612/77363.html#ixzz1xfqPSGSa) of Charles Barron. Wall Street and the city's political class [are fearful of](http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/wall-st-big-shots-prominent-politicians-worried-charles-barron-bid-brooklyn-congressional-seat-article-1.1094559?localLinksEnabled=false) a Barron win. Hakeem Jeffries and Barron [debate foreign policy](http://politicker.com/2012/06/charles-barron-vs-hakeem-jeffries-on-foreign-policy/). Queens Rory Lancman [is pounding](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgw1WCpR-yk) the issue of protecting social security. Bronx/Manhattan Charlie Rangel [skipped a debate](http://www.bronxnet.org/index.php?option=com_hwdvideoshare&Itemid=63&task=viewvideo&video_id=1655) in the Bronx, which Adriano Espaillat criticized. Espaillat himself [denied that he](http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/06/team-espaillat-denies-racial-split-in-ny-13) is ignoring African-Americans by skipping a forum. At a debate both attended, [they debated the](http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/06/6007404/video-rangel-and-espaillat-debate-virtues-longevity?politics-bucket-headline) virtues of longevity. U.S. Senate Rudy Giuliani [appeared in](http://politicker.com/2012/06/bob-turner-advertises-with-giuliani/) a radio ad for Bob Turner.





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