Charles Rangel

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch.  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Picked As Attorney General Nominee

Plans to announce the nomination were hastily put together after reports of Lynch’s selection began to surface on Friday.

11/08/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer holds a news conference about tightening Ebola-related measures on Oct. 5, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Calls For Better U.S. Screenings Of Travelers Coming From Ebola-Stricken Countries

The New York Democrat said Sunday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should train agents to conduct screenings on passengers arriving at U.S. airports from Ebola-affected countries.

10/05/2014

A memorial for Eric Garner near where he died in police custody on Staten Island.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Members Of Congress Seek Federal Probe Into Eric Garner’s Death

Six members of New York’s congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month’s police custody death of Eric Garner.

08/14/2014

More than two dozen New York elected officials rally at City Hall in support of Israel. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NY Elected Officials Hold Rally For Israel As Pro-Palestinian Protesters Stage Counter-Demonstration

More than two dozen New York elected officials have been rallying at City Hall in support of Israel. Nearly 100 pro-Palestinian protesters staged a counter-demonstration outside the City Hall gates.

07/14/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train. (credit: CBS 2)

With 10 Days Before Potential Strike, Still No Deal For MTA, LIRR Unions

With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.

07/10/2014

MTA chairman Thomas Prendergast meets with members of the New York Congressional delegation on July 9, 2014 about a potential Long Island Rail Road strike. (credit: MTA/Twitter)

Congress Will Not Intervene In Contract Dispute To Prevent LIRR Strike

Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.

07/09/2014

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

Rep. Charles Rangel (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rep. Charles Rangel, 31 Others Arrested As Airport Workers Stage Sit-In

Thirty-two people, including U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, were arrested in the peaceful demonstration and charged with disorderly conduct.

01/20/2014

NYU Logo - File / Photo: Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images

Student Loan Rates Double Without Congress’ Action

Subsidized Stafford loans, which account for roughly a quarter of all direct federal borrowing, went from 3.4 percent interest to 6.8 percent interest on Monday.

07/01/2013

Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Rangel Sues To Overturn Censure By U.S. House

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) has filed a lawsuit to overturn his censure.

04/22/2013

Protesters gather in Times Square to protest the Iraq War and U.S. involvement in Libya (Photo/Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Times Square Protesters Rally Against Iraq War, Involvement In Libya

An anti-war demonstration in Times Square that was meant to mark the eighth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq quickly became a protest against the fighting in Libya.

03/19/2011

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Rep. Rangel Causes Stir In Courtroom, Gets Reprimanded By Judge

Owes, 17, had been a student at the prestigious Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts. Prosecutors say she was also a member of a drug gang that terrorized 137th Street in Harlem.

03/04/2011

2012 Budget

Eye On New York: On The 2012 Budget

In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Don Dahler breaks down the 2012 budget and political reporter Marcia Kramer interviews Congressman Charles Rangel.

02/20/2011

Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: Getty Images)

Rangel Asks Supporters To Call Capitol Switchboard

In an extraordinary plea, Rep. Charles Rangel of New York asked supporters Wednesday to call the Capitol switchboard and urge their representatives to oppose a resolution to censure him.

12/01/2010

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