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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

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

Andrew Cuomo and Rep. Charles Rangel appear together in 2010. (Credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Endorses Rep. Charles Rangel In Congressional Primary

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is officially in Rep. Charles Rangel’s corner in the longtime Harlem congressman’s bid for a 23rd term.

06/22/2014

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

Candidates for the 13th congressional seat participate in a debate on April 10, 2014, in Harlem. (credit: CBS 2)

Espaillat Again Criticizes Rangel For Bringing Up Ethnicity In Debate

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and opponent Adriano Espaillat met for a debate again Wednesday evening, five days after Rangel met with criticism for bringing up Espaillat’s ethnicity.

06/11/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: No Place In Congressional Race For Rangel’s ‘Dominican’ Comment

Mayor Bill de Blasio chimed in Monday about a controversial remark made by Rep. Charles Rangel during a congressional debate, telling the candidates to stick to the issues.

06/09/2014

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

Candidates for the 13th congressional seat participate in a debate on April 10, 2014, in Harlem. (credit: CBS 2)

Charles Rangel, Challengers Square Off In First Congressional Debate

Two candidates looking to replace Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress wasted no time in using his long career and an ethics scandal against him in the first Democratic primary debate for the 13th Congressional District.

04/10/2014

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat speaks at a news conference on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NY Sen. Adriano Espaillat Launches Congressional Campaign In 13th District

The announcement was made at the Palace Theater as the crowd cheered “going with you” in Spanish.

02/27/2014

Rangel Arrested

Rep. Rangel Arrested At Immigration Reform Protest In Washington

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) was one of eight federal lawmakers arrested during an immigration protest in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.

10/08/2013

In this photo illustration a Rock River Arms AR-15 rifle is seen on December 18, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The weapon is similar in style to the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle that was used during the Newtown massacre (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Group From Newtown Urges Hedge Fund To Stop Funding Assault Rifle Manufacturer

After the Dec. 14 massacre at Newtown, Cerberus Capital Management said it would sell Freedom Group, the company that makes the Bushmaster .223 rifle used in the rampage.

09/24/2013

Bill Thompson, candidate for mayor. (credit: Used with permission via the Thompson Campaign)

Mayoral Candidate Thompson Among Leaders For African-American Day Parade

The Rev. Al Sharpton, mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, former Mayor David Dinkins and U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) were among the grand marshals Sunday for the African-American Day Parade in Harlem.

09/15/2013

Alicia Keys speaks at HIV community forum at Harlem Hospital, August 22, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Singer Alicia Keys Promotes HIV Awareness At Harlem Hospital

While the message remains the same – get tested and use protection to help fight the spread of HIV – Keys said it’s important to keep promoting that message.

08/22/2013

Trayvon Martin supporters march through the streets of Manhattan blocking traffic after a rally for Martin in Union Square on July 14, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Attorney General Holder Calls Martin Killing An ‘Unnecessary Shooting’

In his first comments since the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Martin case, the attorney general said that Martin’s parents have suffered a pain that no parent should have to endure.

07/15/2013

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) (credit: maloney.house.gov)

New York Reps: Congress Must Stop Student Loan Interest From Doubling

Three New York members of Congress on Saturday urged their fellow lawmakers to act before student loan interest rates double.

06/29/2013

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