David Propper | The Journal News/lohud | Dec. 22, 2021

“Since taking office on Jan. 3, Bowman and Jones have faced the balancing act of being prominent voices for a national progressive movement as freshman lawmakers while trying to satisfy the needs of their local constituents. They took office amid a global pandemic and faced a siege on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 just days after being sworn in — an event that still weighs on both men’s minds. 

“They vote the same way almost 100% of the time, but the way they’ve been perceived by local Democratic leaders and elected officials differ…”