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Rep. Charlie Rangel gives a thumb's-up after voting in the Democratic primary on June 25, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

AP: Rep. Charles Rangel Holds Off Challenge To Win Congressional Primary

With 100 percent of the vote counted in unofficial results, Rangel led Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.6 percent, a difference of fewer than 2,000 votes.

06/25/2014

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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

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

N.Y. Congresspeople: Possible Relief Ahead For Sandy Victims’ Insurance Rates

There might be some relief coming for superstorm Sandy victims who are facing skyrocketing flood insurance rates.

03/11/2013

Gov. Chris Christie, House Rep. John Boehner (credit: Getty Images)

Furious & Fuming: Christie Blames House GOP, Boehner For Politicizing Sandy Aid

Several lawmakers from New York and New Jersey said House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to abandon a vote this session would be a crushing blow to states ravaged by the devastating storm.

01/02/2013

Volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinner to residents of the Rockaways section of Queens on November 22, 2012. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Volunteers Spend Thanksgiving Serving Sandy Victims

For many victims of Superstorm Sandy, this Thanksgiving has a whole new meaning.

11/22/2012