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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

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