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The Empire

Majority of Outstanding Returns From Bronx: NY-13

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Not so fast, Congressman Charles Rangel.

That triumphant victory speech made just before 11 p.m. on Tuesday night may have been premature. As the numbers in the 13th Congressional district continue to trickle in -- Senator Adriano Espaillat seems to have mounted a more formidable challenge to the long-serving incumbent than many first thought.

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Rangel Courts New Voters Ahead of Tomorrow's Election

Monday, June 25, 2012

The performances on the outdoor stage in the Bronx’s Fordham Plaza were rotating through styles. A solo singer belted out Puerto Rican ballads. A Mexican mariachi band plucked out tunes, decked out in full sombrero’d regalia.

All were just opening acts. The main event was advertised behind the musicians: a large banner, with the candidates smiling face, read—in English and Spanish—“Re-elect Congressman Rangel.”

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Surrounded by Allies, Rangel Soaks Up the Praise

Friday, June 22, 2012

A week after President Barack Obama announced his administration's policy shift on immigration, politicians and community leaders surrounded Congressman Charlie Rangel to praise his work on immigration reform.

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Cuomo Endorses Rangel, Jeffries, Velazquez in Dem Primaries

Friday, June 22, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo has lent his political muscle to a number of local congressional campaigns. The announcements come just days before the primary election on Tuesday, June 26.

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Rangel Does It Once Again, for the 'Old Timers'

Friday, June 22, 2012

The Democratic primary in the new 13th Congressional District in upper Manhattan is about one issue: whether or not Congressman Charles Rangel should serve another term in office. It’s apparent—despite back problems that landed him in the hospital—Rangel approaches the primary challenge with the full determination to resolve that issue by returning to Washington for the twenty-second time.

But there’s a part of Rangel that sounds like fighting for his political life at age 82 wasn't just about what he wanted: “If you talk with some of the old timers like [Assemblyman Herman] Denny Farrell and what not, they say, Rangel, don't leave us now.”

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Espaillat Says Rangel Fails Economic Leadership Test

Thursday, June 21, 2012

State Senator Adriano Espaillat is taking Congressman Charles Rangel to task over the economy just days before voters head to the polls for primary elections.

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NYC's Embattled Comprtroller Liu Backs Formerly Embattled Congressman Rangel for Reelection

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Calling Congressman Charles Rangel someone who generations of Americans and New Yorkers look to “as a role model”, New York City Comptroller John Liu announced his support for Rangel in his fight to win the June 26 Democratic primary election.

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The Weekend in Politics, Congressional Edition

Monday, June 04, 2012

It was a busy weekend for candidates running for Congress across New York City. Here are some of the highlights.

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Rangel to Receive Puerto Rican Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday, June 01, 2012

Los Premios Latino Espanol (The Global Spanish Latino Awards) are set to endow Congressman Charles Rangel--whose Puerto Rican ancestry has been the subject for a series of recent articles--with a lifetime achievement award tomorrow.

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Bloomberg, Koch Lend Support to Rangel Reelection Efforts

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Call it the New York City Mayors for Rangel: Mayors Michael Bloomberg and Ed Koch both lent their support to Congressman Charles Rangel's reelection campaign on Wednesday, the campaign announced.

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Once a Challenger, Powell Now Endorses Rangel for Congress

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The event was a public endorsement of Congressman Charles Rangel by his former primary opponent, Adam Clayton Powell IV. But standing below the statue of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., at the corner of 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard, next to Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.’s son, Rangel introduced his endorser by way of heaping praise on the man he beat in 1970 to get into Congress: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Congressional Update: Earmarks, Rangel, and More

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Jay Newton-Small, congressional correspondent for Time Magazine, talks about the ethics committee hearing for Congressman Charles Rangel and other Congressional news.

»» Read more on the Rangel hearing and comment at It's A Free Country

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WNYC News

Post-Election Ethics Trial Set for Rangel

Friday, October 08, 2010

Ethics trial for Rangel is set for after the November elections.

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Digesting Politics Podcast

Digesting Politics: Rangel’s Birthday Bash, Race for New York’s Attorney General, “The Professional Left” and More

Friday, August 13, 2010

WNYC’s Brian Lehrer, Andrea Bernstein, Bob Hennelly and Azi Paybarah discuss the latest on various local and national political stories.

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