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Results in Primary Race Show Ethnic Divide

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The Associated Press has called a closely contested Democratic primary in New York's 13th Congressional District for Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel. Rangel defeated state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in unofficial returns. Espaillat was bidding to become the first Dominican-American in Congress.

The often bitter contest divided the city’s Democratic establishment. At times it ...

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Rangel Declares Victory

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Rep. Charles Rangel is ahead of State Sen. Adriano Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.6 percent in a primary election to secure the Democratic nomination for the 13th congressional district.

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Rangel vs. Espaillat: A Test For Progressives

Friday, June 20, 2014

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Next Tuesday’s primary election may feel like déjà vu for voters in the 13th congressional district in Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, but the city’s politics have shifted in a decidedly more progressive direction.

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The Meaning of Change in NY-13

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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Democrats running in the June 24 primary for the upper Manhattan and Bronx congressional seat held by Rep. Charles Rangel debate the merits and meaning of change.

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No Mayoral Endorsement for Uptown/Bronx district

Monday, June 09, 2014

As the Democratic Primary between Charles Rangel and Adriano Espaillat heats up, the mayor ducks out.

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Puerto Rican Voters Could Elect the First Dominican Congressman

Friday, June 06, 2014

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State Senator Adriano Espaillat is gaining big-time support in the race to represent East Harlem's congressional district, which has some of the city's highest concentrations of Dominican and Puerto Rican voters. But he’s up against major seniority: Rep. Charlie Rangel, who’s been serving Harlem for 40 years. 

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A Rematch for Historic Uptown Seat

Thursday, February 27, 2014

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It's on: Democrat vs. Democrat in the hottest congressional race in the city.

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Charles Rangel, 83, Seeks 23rd Term in Congress

Thursday, December 19, 2013

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Charles Rangel, a Democrat representing New York's 13th district, has announced he's seeking a 23rd term in office.

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Profile: Charles Rangel and the Drug Wars

Saturday, August 17, 2013

In March 1971, New York City faced a growing heroin epidemic. That year, Charles Rangel — then just 41 years old — was part of a delegation of newly-elected black congressman who won a closed-door meeting at the White House with President Richard Nixon.

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With Newcomers Scarce, Thompson Backed by Black Political Establishment

Monday, June 03, 2013

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Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson got a nod from two powerful members of the city’s African American political establishment on Monday – but absent from the event were members of the newer generation of leadership.

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Council Holds Hearing to Review June Primary Snafus

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

With a little more than a month before the September 13 primary, the City Council is holding an oversight hearing Wednesday to assess problems that arose with the vote count during the most recent primary in June.

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NYC Elections Board Certifies Rangel Victory

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

It's official. The commissioners of NYC Board of Elections have certified all the results from the June 26 primary, including naming incumbent Congressman Charles Rangel the winner of the Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District.

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After Long Count, Espaillat Concedes Race to Rangel

Monday, July 09, 2012

New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat conceded victory to Congressman Charles Rangel for the second time on Monday in the democratic primary race for the 13th Congressional District.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Local Politics Heating Up

Monday, July 09, 2012

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, discusses the headlines in local politics, from the Rangel-Espaillat race likely getting settled to the ongoing lockout of ConEd workers.

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Rangel's Lead Widens in Primary Ballot Count

Friday, July 06, 2012

Rep. Charles Rangel's lead over his Democratic primary challenger continued to widen Friday as the New York City Board of Elections spent a second day counting absentee and affidavit ballots.

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Judge: Certify, Don't Send, Contested Rangel Primary

Thursday, July 05, 2012

State Senator Adriano Espaillat scored a legal win Thursday when a Bronx court ordered that the Board of Elections has to preserve all of the ballots cast in last week's contested primary for the 13th Congressional district where Charles Rangel is trying to hold onto his what would be his 22nd term.

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Rangel Rallies Supporters Ahead of Count, Court

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Charles Rangel holds a slim 802 vote lead over his closest competitor, state Senator Adriano Espaillat, in the June 26primary race for the 13th Congressional District. On Thursday, the Board of Elections begins the process of counting some 2,000 absentee and affidavit ballots.

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Espaillat Withdraws Court Petition Over Vote Count For Now

Monday, July 02, 2012

State Senator Adriano Espaillat is temporarily withdrawing his request that the courts supervise the recount in his race to unseat Congressman Charles Rangel.

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As Margin of Victory Narrows, Espaillat and Rangel Turn to Court

Sunday, July 01, 2012

The battle to represent upper Manhattan and the Bronx continues – this time in court.  A hearing to examine the vote counting process in the 13th Congressional District race will be held in New York State Supreme Court Monday afternoon. 

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The Empire

Meng Wins, Rangel Hangs On in Key Primary Races

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

New York went to the polls Tuesday to select their parties' nominees for the Congressional elections in November. 

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