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.
Rep. Charles Rangel was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Washington, D.C., one of seven U.S. representatives handcuffed during a National Mall protest calling for passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill.
Rep. Charles Rangel is celebrating developments between the U.S. and Russia toward persuading Syrian President Bashir al-Assad to place his government’s chemical weapons under international control.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon told the first graduating class from Democracy Prep Charter High School to “think beyond the borders of the United States” at the Apollo Theater.
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