The debate, moderated by CBS news anchor Maurice DuBois, was the first in a rapidly heating race for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Congressional District 13
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.
Espaillat will face off against Rangel and newcomer Rev. Michael Walrond for New York's 13th congressional seat in June.
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.
State Senator Adriano Espaillat conceded he could not overcome a deficit of nearly 1,000 votes to Rep. Charles Rangel, the 41-year congressman, after two weeks in flux as the Board of Elections hand-counted ballots.
Congressman Charles Rangel survived a tough primary race Tuesday night, essentially guaranteeing that he will return to the House of Representatives for a 22nd term.
Rep. Charles Rangel is facing one of the toughest campaigns of his political life, and there is a crowded field of candidates vying to replace City Council member Gale Brewer.
Four others are looking to unseat 41-year Rep. Charles Rangel, but it can be hard to overtake an incumbent’s political networks. Still, with a district that is no longer primarily African-American, a race crowded with hopefuls, and insuppressible rumors that he might bow out, Rangel has his work cut out for him.
The congressman, who has served for 41 years, has a loyal political base, but Upper Manhattan is evolving and the district’s lines are changing.
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