Schumer, Townsend Spar In NY1 Debate

Senator Charles Schumer and Republican opponent Jay Townsend took part in their first and only debate of the campaign season Sunday, with each taking jabs at one another on several hot button issues including the stimulus bill and financial regulation of Wall Street. The live, hour-long debate sponsored by NY1 and its YNN sister stations upstate was held at Marist … Read More

Schumer, Townsend Spar In NY1 Debate

From: NY1 News Senator Charles Schumer and Republican opponent Jay Townsend took part in their first and only debate of the campaign season Sunday, with each taking jabs at one another on several hot button issues including the stimulus bill and financial regulation of Wall Street. The live, hour-long debate sponsored by NY1 and its YNN sister stations upstate was … Read More

Townsend Looks Ahead To General Election Matchup

By Solomon Syed, NY1 “So I feel comfortable saying tonight that I feel very good about the outcome of this primary,” said Jay Townsend. Though he didn’t fully come out and say it, Jay Townsend’s address to supporters in upstate Colonie Tuesday night sure sounded like a victory speech. “If you believe that drowning the next generation in $13 trillion … Read More

GOP Challenger Jay Townsend Clowns Chuck Schumer’s “Imaginary Friends”

By Celeste Katz, New York Daily News There have been some rough web videos out this cycle, no doubt, but I’d have to put this one from the GOP’s Jay Townsend up there for pure Chuck Schumer-bashing. The senatorial hopeful is out with this clip that mocks everything from Schumer’s beloved press conferences to his “imaginary friends,” The Baileys (the … Read More