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Sen. Adriano Espaillat

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

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by police on Feb. 23, 2013 in New York City.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Reaction is pouring in to a judge’s ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.

08/12/2013

FILE - Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Bryan Cave LLP)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Moved To ICU At New York-Presbyterian Hospital

The 88-year-old former mayor of New York City is battling a build-up of fluid in his lungs and legs.

01/31/2013

Three Kings Day Parade

First Three Kings Day Parade Held In Inwood

Music and animals paraded in Upper Manhattan Sunday to celebrate Three Kings’ Day.

01/06/2013

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Stringer, Others Call On DHS To Suspend Moving Homeless Families Into UWS Buildings

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and others have come out against the City Department of Homeless Services and its plan to open a large-scale homeless shelter in a residential area on the Upper West Side.

08/07/2012

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

Sen. Adriano Espaillat concedes to Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Espaillat Concedes To Rangel In Close Primary Race

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, the first Dominican-American to serve in the state Legislature, would have become the first Dominican-American in Congress if he had prevailed.

07/09/2012

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)

Rangel Leads Espaillat In Primary Race After Additional Ballots Counted

The 13th Congressional District race appeared decided last week on election night, with Rangel seemingly holding a sizable lead. But the vote margin shrank, leading some to wonder if state Sen. Adriano Espaillat conceded too soon.

07/05/2012

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

Congressman Rangel Holds Primary Night Watch Party (credit: Getty Images)

Not So Fast: City Councilman Believes Espaillat May Beat Rangel When All Votes Are Counted

While Ydanis Rodriguez isn’t jumping to any definitive conclusion yet, he isn’t yet conceding that Rangel is the winner of the tightly-contested race

06/28/2012

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

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