Congressman Rangel Wins “Trailblazers” award

rangel receives awardsCongressman Charles B. Rangel was honored at the Congressional Black Associates (CBA) annual “Tribute to our Trailblazers” award ceremony on Wednesday, July 30, 3014, with the CBA Legacy Award for being one of two remaining founders of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC).  Continue Reading →

Rangel Drops Out of Third Televised Debate

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Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel has dropped out of the third and final televised debate in the Democratic Primary for the 13th Congressional District, which is scheduled to tape today and air Monday on BronxTalk.  Continue Reading →

Rangel: A Rise In the Minimum Wage Will Lift Harlemites Out Of Poverty

charles rangelCongressman Charles B. Rangel highlighted a new study released by Oxfam America, an esteemed international relief and development organization, showing the real benefits that raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour would have for workers in states and congressional districts across the country like Harlem. Continue Reading →

Rangel Makes Racially-Charged Remark In Debate

Charlie_Rangel_Makes_Racially-Charged_RemarkDemocratic New York Congressman Charlie Rangel made a rather racially-charged remark about the main rival in his re-election bid during a debate Friday. Continue Reading →

Rangel, Espaillat Raise Near-Equal Sums In Race For Money

rangel1Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel and his chief rival, state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, are running neck-and-neck in the race for campaign contributions. Continue Reading →

HW Remix: Knocking on Harlem’s Door

harlem100726_560We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014.

It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable tunes. Continue Reading →

State Bails Rep. Charles Rangel Out On Unpaid Rent

charles rangelNew York City’s longest-serving congressman won’t pay his rent.

State taxpayers were stiffed out of at least $87,000 when Rep. Charles Rangel stopped paying for the district office he rents in Harlem’s Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building, records ­obtained by The Post show. Continue Reading →

Jesus Take The Wheel: Rangel To Lewis, “You Call That Dancing?” (videos)

AP CHARLES RANGEL A USA NYSoon-to-be-84-year-old Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., took to Twitter Friday, March 21, 2014 to one-up Thursday’s viral dance video by Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., a man 10 years his junior.

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Rangel Ready For 23rd Term in Congress

charles rangelU.S. Rep. Charles Rangel jokingly flexed his biceps when asked about his age and then offered to dance with a female reporter to prove his vigor Thursday as he announced his intention to run for a 23rd term. Continue Reading →