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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

Rep. Charles Rangel and opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat address their supporters at their respective headquarters late on the night of Tuesday, June 24. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rangel Declares Victory; Espaillat Says Race Too Close To Call

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel declared victory in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary late Tuesday, while opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat said the race was too close to call and went home for the night.

06/24/2014

Andrew Cuomo and Rep. Charles Rangel appear together in 2010. (Credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Endorses Rep. Charles Rangel In Congressional Primary

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is officially in Rep. Charles Rangel’s corner in the longtime Harlem congressman’s bid for a 23rd term.

06/22/2014

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

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: No Place In Congressional Race For Rangel’s ‘Dominican’ Comment

Mayor Bill de Blasio chimed in Monday about a controversial remark made by Rep. Charles Rangel during a congressional debate, telling the candidates to stick to the issues.

06/09/2014

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

Charles Rangel, Challengers Square Off In First Congressional Debate

Two candidates looking to replace Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress wasted no time in using his long career and an ethics scandal against him in the first Democratic primary debate for the 13th Congressional District.

04/10/2014

A trailer at P.S. 48 in Manhattan. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents, Others Claim School Trailers At P.S. 48 Are Health Hazard

The trailers have been used for kindergarten students for over 10 years, but parents and others claim the trailers have poor ventilation, are moldy and smell like mildew.

04/08/2014

The scene outside A-Rod's suspension hearing in early October. (credit: Bill Tynan/WCBS 880)

State Politicians Slam MLB, Selig At A-Rod Rally

“He should step down immediately, today, right now,” New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat said Thursday of Commissioner Bud Selig. “We shouldn’t allow him to just exit in so-called glory and retire.”

10/18/2013

Octavio Estevez (R) on the steps of City Hall - New York, NY - Dec 19, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Father Of Two Needs A Home To Get Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

Without a permanent home, New York Presbyterian rules state they can’t perform the kidney transplant surgery Octavio Estevez desperately needs to stay alive.

12/20/2011

FILE -- Supporters look on at the start of the annual Dominican Day parade August 9, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Officials Want To Keep NYC Dominican Day Parade Fun And Safe

This Sunday is the 30th Annual Dominican Day Parade and while it promises to be a day full of floats, music and fun, what officials say it won’t be is disorderly.

08/12/2011

Actor Wilson Cruz addresses a Father's Day Marriage Equality rally with elected and community leaders. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Supporters Of Same-Sex Marriage Bill Hold Rallies Across NYC

Lawmakers, community leaders and others gathered Sunday in Union Square for a Father’s Day Marriage Equality Rally organized by the New York Latinos United for Marriage Equality.

06/19/2011