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13th Congressional District

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and Democratic primary opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Espaillat Concedes To Rangel In Tight Primary Race

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat said Thursday that he called Rep. Charles Rangel to offer his congratulations.

06/26/2014

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and Democratic primary opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Obama Won’t Endorse In Rangel-Espaillat Race

President Barack Obama won’t be making an endorsement in the Democratic primary for New York’s 13th Congressional District.

06/23/2014

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and Democratic primary opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Rangel Slams Espaillat As Having ‘No Record;’ Espaillat Says Time For Rangel ‘To Go’

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) once again traded barbs with Democratic primary opponent Adriano Espaillat on Friday – with Rangel saying Espaillat has “no record,” and Espaillat telling Rangel he needs to step aside.

06/20/2014

Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel leads a march of soldiers, veterans and various other military aligned groups in the 369th Infantry Regiment Parade in Harlem on May 18, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Will Rep. Charles Rangel, The ‘Lion Of Harlem’, Be Dethroned By State Sen. Adriano Espaillat?

As CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reported Thursday, next week’s Democratic primary could be historic.

06/19/2014

Candidates for the 13th congressional seat participate in a debate on April 10, 2014, in Harlem. (credit: CBS 2)

Espaillat Again Criticizes Rangel For Bringing Up Ethnicity In Debate

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and opponent Adriano Espaillat met for a debate again Wednesday evening, five days after Rangel met with criticism for bringing up Espaillat’s ethnicity.

06/11/2014

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat speaks at a news conference on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NY Sen. Adriano Espaillat Launches Congressional Campaign In 13th District

The announcement was made at the Palace Theater as the crowd cheered “going with you” in Spanish.

02/27/2014

Sen. Adriano Espaillat concedes to Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Espaillat Concedes To Rangel In Close Primary Race

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, the first Dominican-American to serve in the state Legislature, would have become the first Dominican-American in Congress if he had prevailed.

07/09/2012

Rep. Charlie Rangel, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat (credit: CBS 2)

Rangel’s Lead Widens Over Espaillat In Primary Ballot Count

The New York City Board of Elections concluded its two-day count of absentee and affidavit ballots with Rangel 989 votes ahead of state Sen. Adriano Espaillat.

07/06/2012

Rep. Charlie Rangel, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat (credit: CBS 2)

Rangel Leads Espaillat In Primary Race After Additional Ballots Counted

The 13th Congressional District race appeared decided last week on election night, with Rangel seemingly holding a sizable lead. But the vote margin shrank, leading some to wonder if state Sen. Adriano Espaillat conceded too soon.

07/05/2012

Rep. Charlie Rangel, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat (credit: CBS 2)

State Supreme Court To Hear Rangel-Espaillat Race Tally Issue

A Manhattan judge will hear claims that votes were tallied improperly in Tuesday’s Democratic primary pitting Rep. Charles Rangel against state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in the race for the newly-formed 13th Congressional District.

07/02/2012

Rep. Charles Rangel votes in the primary - New York, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Rep. Rangel Margin Shrinks In NY Primary Win; Recount Possible

New York Rep. Charles Rangel’s margin of victory in Tuesday’s Democratic primary has narrowed to less than 3 percentage points, but his campaign expressed confidence that he would still win.

06/27/2012