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Former acting IRS chief Steven Miller testifies on Capitol Hill May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Former IRS Acting Director Grilled During Congressional Hearing

Before the House Ways and Means Committee began its hearing, they made the former acting Internal Revenue Service chief Steven Miller take an oath to swear to tell the truth.

05/17/2013

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

Rep. Charles Rangel (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rangel Again Calls For Military Draft To Be Reimplemented

The Harlem congressman added that he think many members of Congress don’t fully understand the consequences of war.

02/17/2013

Former New York mayor Ed Koch attends the third presidential debate in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University October 15, 2008 in Hempstead, New York. This is the final debate before voters will go to the polls in the 2008 general election on November 4. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dead At 88

Spokesman George Arzt said Koch died at 2 a.m. at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital of congestive heart failure. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.

02/01/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch takes part in the wreath laying ceremony during the Veteran's Day Parade - Nov. 11, 2012 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Listen To Special WCBS 880 Audiofile: Ed Koch 1924-2013

“How’m I doin’?” That was the refrain of Edward Irving Koch, who we knew simply as Ed Koch.

02/01/2013

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat (credit: nysenate.gov)

Espaillat Running For Re-Election In State Senate After Loss To Rangel

Adriano Espaillat announced his intention to run for re-election on Wednesday. He had conceded in his race with Rangel on Monday, after the city Board of Elections conducted a ballot count.

07/11/2012

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

Rangel’s Lead Widens Over Espaillat In Primary Ballot Count

The New York City Board of Elections concluded its two-day count of absentee and affidavit ballots with Rangel 989 votes ahead of state Sen. Adriano Espaillat.

07/06/2012

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

Spokesman: Espaillat Could Push For New Vote In Race Against Rangel

A tally released by the New York City Board of Elections over the weekend showed Rangel with a lead of 802 votes and about 2,000 absentee or other ballots still to be counted.

07/02/2012

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

State Supreme Court To Hear Rangel-Espaillat Race Tally Issue

A Manhattan judge will hear claims that votes were tallied improperly in Tuesday’s Democratic primary pitting Rep. Charles Rangel against state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in the race for the newly-formed 13th Congressional District.

07/02/2012

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

N.Y. State Supreme Court To Hold Hearing On Rangel-Espaillat Race

Rangel’s frontrunner status is at stake three days after the primary, with his lead having steadily gone down as outstanding ballots have been counted. The latest figures showed him ahead by only 44 percent to Espaillat’s 41 percent.

06/29/2012

Rep. Charles Rangel votes in the primary - New York, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Rep. Rangel Margin Shrinks In NY Primary Win; Recount Possible

New York Rep. Charles Rangel’s margin of victory in Tuesday’s Democratic primary has narrowed to less than 3 percentage points, but his campaign expressed confidence that he would still win.

06/27/2012

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Newcomers, Veteran Pols Declare Victory In New York Primaries

Primary night featured a number of intriguing races in New York and ended with some new faces entering the political fold and other veterans declaring they still have what it takes to do the job.

06/27/2012

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

Rangel Overcomes Early Hole, Declares Victory In Democratic Primary

Earlier in the day, Rangel said he’s still the man for the job despite being censured by the House for ethics violations.

06/26/2012

Rep. Charles Rangel votes in the primary - New York, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

A Primary Day Like No Other Winds Down In New York

There were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.

06/26/2012

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

Rangel Touts Experience While Opponent Argues He Doesn’t Hold ‘Sway’ Anymore

Rangel campaigned in the Norwood section of the Bronx touting his experience, but in Washington Heights, Espaillat said the times and scandals have caught up with the incumbent.

06/25/2012

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