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Democratic Primary

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

Congressman Rangel Holds Primary Night Watch Party (credit: Getty Images)

Pelosi Becomes Latest To Back Rep. Charles Rangel For Reelection

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) endorsed Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Monday, joining a long line of party leaders backing the 22-term congressman.

06/02/2014

Letitia James speaks after winning the Democratic nomination for public advocate on Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Letitia James Likely City’s Next Public Advocate After Winning Democratic Runoff

James defeated state Sen. Daniel Squadron in incomplete and unofficial returns and faces a general election next month without a Republican opponent.

10/01/2013

9.11 Keli Goff & Dan Gerstein

Campaign 2013: Post-Primary Analysis

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio emerged as the surprising top choice in the Democratic mayoral primary, but could still face weeks and another electoral fight before becoming his party’s nominee. Political analysts Keli Goff and Dan Gersteen joined us to discuss Tuesday’s election.

09/11/2013

Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio campaigns at the West Indian Day Parade on September 2, 2013. Over a million people are expected to attend the 46th annual parade.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Bill De Blasio Not Expecting Easy Win In Democratic Mayoral Primary

Despite his poll numbers may be hovering above 40 percent, De Blasio said he still expects to be locked in a runoff after Tuesday’s primary — though he wouldn’t say who he’d prefer to run against. That, he said, is for the people to decide.

09/06/2013

New York City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer touring Douglass Houses before outlining NYCHA plan, August 21, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Spitzer Lays Out Plan To Improve NYCHA, Blasts Mayor’s Fingerprinting Idea

New York City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer on Wednesday unveiled the first policy proposals of his comeback campaign.

08/21/2013

Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer

Poll: Spitzer Opens Up 19-Point Lead Over Stringer In Comptroller’s Race

The Quinnipiac University poll shows that among black voters, Spitzer leads Stringer by a three-to-one margin. The poll showed no gender gap.

08/14/2013

Bonnie Lautenberg endorses Rep. Frank Pallone for Senate, July 22, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Lautenberg’s Widow Endorses Rep. Frank Pallone For Senate Seat

Bonnie Lautenberg also took a few mild swipes at Pallone’s chief Democratic competitor in next month’s primary, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, as a candidate whose numerous TV appearances and celebrity connections won’t necessarily translate to effective governing.

07/22/2013

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.

07/08/2012

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (Credit: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

Sen. Gillibrand Easily Wins Primary Challenge

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has easily won a Democratic primary challenge in New York from Gail Goode, a little-known lawyer for New York City.

09/14/2010

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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.

08/26/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Rangel Gets Down To Business With Election On Horizon

Scandal-scarred Congressman Charles Rangel is wasting no time getting down to the business of getting re-elected.

08/12/2010

Dan Malloy (Credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Malloy Defeats Lamont in Democratic Primary For Governor

Former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy has defeated businessman Ned Lamont in the Democratic primary for Connecticut governor.

08/10/2010