Charlie Rangel


Iconic Newsmaker #9: Rep. Charlie Rangel

Controversial and charismatic, Charles (Charlie) Rangel has been part of the New York political scene since the 1960s. The affable and charming politician has served a number of Upper Manhattan districts, including Harlem, as a […]


In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee 2015 Policy Conference on March 2, 2015, in Washington. (credit: Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer Will Attend Netanyahu Speech On Capitol Hill, Rep. Rangel Will Not

Critics have charged that House Speaker John Boehner ignored protocol by inviting Netanyahu without first consulting the president and that the speech opens the Capitol up to Israeli politics.


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.


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Rep. Charlie Rangel Announces He’ll Run Again

In a statement released Tuesday night, the 81-year-old Rangel made it official, putting to rest rumors that he would step aside. He’s been a political mainstay in Harlem since 1971.


New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Community Leaders Push For Latino Congressional District

Community leaders are demanding the creation of a congressional district in New York that would represent the city’s Latino community.


U.S. Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) reacts during a House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, hearing November 18, 2010 in Washington, DC. During the hearing the committee's chief counsel Blake Chisam recommended that Rangel be censured after being convicted of 11 ethics violations. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rangel Could Be 23rd House Member To Be Censured

One of Congress’ most likable veterans, Rep. Charles Rangel, would become the 23rd House member in the nation’s history to be censured if the House goes along with a recommendation of its ethics committee.

CBS New York–11/19/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: Getty Images)

Some Residents Say Rep. Rangel Should Go

Rangel’s fall from grace came in the very space he built a legacy, in the halls of Congress, where colleagues called him out for corruption.


Rep. Charles Rangel (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Report: Lawyers Leave Rangel Ahead Of Ethics Trial

Rangel faces 13 ethics violations and could be expelled.


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Bloomberg: Poll Problems ‘A Royal Screw-Up’

There were major problems at the polls on primary day in New York and it’s all connected to the debut of the state’s new electronic voting machines.

CBS 2–09/14/2010

(L-R) Rangel, Rice, Lazio (Photo/Getty, Associated Press)

New York Candidates Prepare For Primary Day

A number of high profile races — including the Republican primary for governor and Democratic nomination for attorney general will be decided Tuesday.


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Rangel Affirms Support For President Obama At Debate

In a televised debate with Democratic primary rivals Thursday, Rangel went out of his way to praise the President.


Rep. Charles Rangel (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Rangel Criticizes Obama For ‘Dignity’ Remark

Rep. Charles Rangel has shot back at President Obama’s recent comment that he “end his career with dignity.”


Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack (center) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) (right) listen while Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) (left) speaks to the press after a meeting on Capitol Hill July 21, 2010, in Washington, DC.

House Takes Another Hit With Waters Allegation

Another political bombshell has hit the House, as New Yorkers are learning about the latest in the Charlie Rangel ethics investigation.

CBS 2–08/02/2010

Congressman Charles Rangel

Ethics Panel Wants Rangel Reprimand

It seemed like Congress threw the book at Rep. Charlie Rangel on Thursday. It turns out, it only seemed that way.

CBS 2–07/30/2010

Charlie Rangel

Sources: Rangel Close To Settling Ethics Probe

NEW YORK — The pressure on Harlem congressman Charlie Rangel to settle his ethics probe has been intense, and sources told CBS 2 on Wednesday that the embattled politician is close to striking a deal.

CBS 2–07/28/2010