Congressman Charles Rangel

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

NYC Board Of Elections: Rep. Charles Rangel Defeats Sen. Adriano Espaillat By 990 Votes

After a ballot count that ended on Saturday, New York City Board of Elections spokeswoman Valerie Vazquez said that the 82-year-old congressman received 18,940 votes.


Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: CBS 2)

Road To Term 22: Rep. Rangel To Tussle With Espaillat In Next Week’s Primary

Congressman Charles Rangel has been in Congress seemingly forever. But will the dean of New York’s delegation survive? On Tuesday, Rangel will duke it out in a Democratic primary to decide whether he gets a 22nd term in the House.


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Debt Deal Could Spell Doomsday For Many In New York City Area

The debt deal is no deal at all for many of the most vulnerable residents in the Tri-State Area. They may face long-term pain.


NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand attends the 25th annual Brooklyn tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House on January 17, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

NY Civic Leaders Gather To Mark MLK Day

The civil rights battles fought by Martin Luther King Jr. are different from today’s problems, and the country must work together to end poverty and gun violence, state leaders said Monday.