Sen. Adriano Espaillat

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

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

Octavio Estevez (R) holds up the keys to his new apartment on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NYC Father In Need Of Life-Saving Kidney Transplant Gets New Home

Just days ago, he was pleading for his life on the steps of City Hall. Now on Christmas Eve, Octavio Estevez and his family have a place to live and a chance at a future together.

12/24/2011

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Occupy Wall Street Protesters To Erect Larger Tents In Zuccotti Park

Separately, hundreds of protesters marched from Washington Heights to Zuccotti Park today – roughly 11 miles – in an effort to drum up support and involve folks from other parts of the city.

11/07/2011

Money

Vance: NY Senator Helps Catch ‘Callous’ Scam Artist

Prosecutors say a Maryland man posed as a diplomat from the Dominican Republic in a fund-raising scam brought to light by a New York state senator.

03/11/2011

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