Charlie Rangel

A win for Espaillat would set him up to become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress – if he wins the general election in November.

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  As Democrats fight to maintain a grip on the U.S. Senate in the upcoming Midterm Elections, Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) (pictured, right) went on the attack against the Republican Party, hitting leaders on issues of race relations in the hopes of spurring Black voter turnout. RELATED: Report: Strict Texas ID Law Is Stopping Citizens From Voting […]

Harlem Congressman Charlie Rangel won the N.Y. primary on Wednesday, silencing naysayers who initially surmised that his time as a legislator had come to an end. Here, artist Pras and Rangel have a conversation about why his longevity is a plus rather than a minus. RELATED: Charlie Rangel Squeaks By Challenger For NY Primary Win  

Moderator Calls Out Rangel for Apparently Googling Mid-Debate Democratic congressman Charlie Rangel had a bit of fun with his smartphone at a recent primary debate, but this week his attempt to use an electronic device as an aid was called out by the moderator, who suspected he was Googling. Read more. Donald Sterling Hires Private Investigators To Dig […]

In a recent interview, the ever-controversial Donald Trump (pictured) cited a double-standard between Democrats and Republicans when it came to the use of racial slurs, after U.S. rep Charlie Rangel seemingly used the word cracker last week without rebuke. SEE ALSO: Carolina Couple Arrested After Having Lawn Sex In Broad Daylight In an interview with […]

Charlie Rangel, the 22-term Harlem congressman who was suppose to breeze back into the House, is in the political fight of his life, according to reporting by the New York Daily News. SEE ALSO: What Killed Comedy? Rangel sent a fund-raising letter to his supporters on Monday as his rival, New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, heads […]