Rep Charles Rangel

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.


Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: CBS 2)

Rep. Rangel Refuses To Take A Side In Proposal To Rename Harlem Street For Slain Cop

Congressman Charles Rangel is refusing to endorse a proposal to rename a Harlem street for a slain police officer and Rangel’s was not happy with CBS 2 for even asking about it.


2nd Avenue Subway Tunnel (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Congressmen Rip House Transportation Bill

The Federal Transportation bill would change how mass transit is funded by the government, taking away gas tax revenue and instead make a one-time deposit into a mass transit trust fund.


Rep. Anthony Weiner announces his resignation - New York, NY - Jun 16, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 3 – Anthony Weiner

We’re at number 3 on the WCBS Newsradio 880 countdown of the top 11 Tri-State area news stories of 2011, and a major political scandal.


Members of Occupy Wall Street are arrested as they clash with police during a celebration march after learning that they can stay on at Zuccotti Park in New York, October 14, 2011. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Getting Arrested’ App Created For OWS Protesters

Users write a text message in advance and program a list of recipients. As they’re about to be arrested, users can hit one button and alert everyone on their list.


June 2011 - In Review (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images; AP Photo/, Christopher Costa; Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880; Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Audiofile: June 2011 – The Month In Sound

Everything from the outrageous to the tragic happened in June. Take a listen.


Afrika Owes (center) is released on bail back in April. (credit: Juliet Papa, 1010 WINS)

Afrika Owes, Accused In Harlem Gang Case, Heads To Rikers Island Ahead Of Guilty Plea

Prosecutors and Owes’ lawyer said they expected her to plead guilty July 7 and be freed sometime in September to finish her senior year of high school and prepare for college.


Congressman Anthony Weiner (credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

Rep. Anthony Weiner Says Online Contact With Delaware Teen Not ‘Indecent’

Weiner — through a spokeswoman — has acknowledged he had online contact with a 17-year-old girl in Delaware but said the communications were “neither explicit nor indecent.”


This May 18, 1931, file photo shows boxer Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, striking a pose. Lawmakers are going another round in their fight to get a posthumous presidential pardon for Johnson, who was imprisoned nearly a century ago because of his romantic ties with a white woman.  (AP Photo)

New York Rep. Peter King Makes Another Run At Pardon For Boxer Jack Johnson

New York Rep. Peter King and Arizona Sen. John McCain plan to reintroduce a congressional resolution urging a pardon for boxer Jack Johnson.


Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: Getty Images)

Charles Rangel Files Papers For 2012 Re-Election

Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel, 80, plans to run despite his November conviction on several House ethics charges.


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Rangel Establishes Legal Defense Fund

Rep. Charles Rangel has established a defense fund that will allow supporters to contribute up to $5,000 a year to help pay his legal bills.


Charlie Rangel at Censure Hearing  (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Censured Rep. Rangel Says He Still Loves Congress

Censured U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel returned to his home turf in the city’s Harlem neighborhood on Saturday, saying he still loves Congress.


Charles Rangel Speaks at Censure Hearing Dec. 2 (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

House Votes To Censure Rep. Charlie Rangel

The House voted to censure Charlie Rangel for ethical violations. Censure is the second most serious punishment Congress can hand out — one step short of expulsion.


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Rangel Wants Censure Penalty Lightened

The House ethics committee voted 9-1 on Nov. 18 to recommend a censure of the 80-year-old Democrat from Harlem.


Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: Getty Images)

Some Residents Say Rep. Rangel Should Go

Rangel’s fall from grace came in the very space he built a legacy, in the halls of Congress, where colleagues called him out for corruption.