The debate, moderated by CBS news anchor Maurice DuBois, was the first in a rapidly heating race for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Rep. Charlie Rangel's main contenders, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat and the Rev. Michael Walrond, pose a serious threat to his winning a 23rd Congressional term, particularly because of Walrond's get-out-the-vote efforts.
In a statement circulated by incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel’s campaign last week, former City Council member Robert Jackson said Espaillat should not run for State Senate if he loses the congressional primary.
Charles Rangel’s re-election bid for his Congressional seat in the 13th District is gaining traction, thanks to key endorsements from several influential political
Espaillat will face off against Rangel and newcomer Rev. Michael Walrond for New York's 13th congressional seat in June.
Out of 32 votes for the 13th Congressional district, 28 members voted to endorse Rangel, two voted for uptown State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, and none voted for newcomer Michael Walrond.
Nearly 300 people crowded into MIST Harlem on Wednesday night to hear Rev. Michael Walrond, a newcomer to the Harlem political scene, officially announce his candidacy for New York’s 13th congressional district.
Veteran Harlem congressman Charles Rangel announced Thursday afternoon he would seek a 23rd term in office, after months of speculation that he would retire next year.
Adriano Espaillat, the State Senator who came close to defeating Rep. Charles Rangel in 2012, is planning to challenge him for Congress again next year, two uptown political insiders have confirmed to Spectator.
Spectator sat down with Rep. Charles Rangel to talk about city elections, health care reform, international relations, and his political future.
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