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Adriano Espaillat

Rangel's Base Is Still Rock Solid

Dominic Carter | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Dominic Carter

State Senator Adriano Espaillat has learned a hard lesson. He may have come razor close twice before, but it has to be a bitter pill of why it's so tough to beat an incumbent.

Christopher Mathias

Wall Street Attacks Fail To Derail Longtime Harlem Congressman | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

A late populist push failed to boost to boost state Sen. Adriano Espaillat over incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel in the Democratic primary in New York's ...

Despite Setbacks, Rangel Defeats Dem Primary Challenger

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel defeated state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in the New York Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District. Rangel, who also ...

Rangel Declares Victory, But Opponent Says It's 'Too Close To Call'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK-- Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel declared victory late Tuesday night in what is likely to be the final primary election of his 44-year congre...

Too Close To Call

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, the face of Harlem politics for generations, held off a strong Democratic primary challenge and moved one ...

Charlie Rangel Says He's Confident He'll Defeat Primary Opponent

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) -- Longtime congressman Charles Rangel says he's confident he will prevail in his upcoming primary, comparing himself to a seasoned race...

Ryan Grim

Wall Street Versus 181th Street In Dem Primary | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel's relationship with Wall Street is one of the three most resonant issues in his heated Harlem Democratic primary campaign for reel...

Rangel Loses The New York Times' Endorsement Again

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) failed to garner The New York Times' editorial endorsement as the 84-year-old lawmaker bids to return to Congress for a 2...

As Rangel Fights For Seat, Former Ally Stays Out Of Primary

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) -- One of the longest-serving members of Congress, U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, is in a fight just to hang on to his seat and days from a t...

Rangel Calls Opponent's Claim He Sent Out False Eviction Notices A 'Despicable Lie'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel's (D-N.Y.) campaign called an accusation by his main rival's staffer that he had sent out false eviction notices to his constituen...

Kasey Varner

Charlie Rangel Getting Hammered In Dem Primary For Wall Street Support | Kasey Varner | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

Something new is happening in a New York Democratic primary contest: An incumbent is getting hit for being too close to Wall Street. The unlucky c...

Pelosi Backs 22-Term Rep. Rangel

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday endorsed Rep. Charlie Rangel, joining a long line of party leaders backing the 22-t...

Rep. Rangel Has A Formidable Challenger

| Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

By Nigel Chiwaya NEW YORK — State Sen. Adriano Espaillat will announce his campaign for Congress Thursday afternoon, setting the stage for a tense ...

Charlie Rangel in the Hot Seat Again

Jerome Armstrong | Posted 04.16.2013 | New York
Jerome Armstrong

For the 2014 election cycle, the Campaign for Primary Accountability already has placed Rangel, whose 44 year career has been capped in recent years with a series of allegations of ethical violations and failures to comply with tax codes, in the Hot Seat.

Rangel's Challenger Concedes

AP | Posted 09.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The Democrat challenging U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel has conceded almost two weeks after a closely contested primary race in New York Ci...

Still Ahead

The New York Times | Posted 09.07.2012 | New York

Representative Charles B. Rangel maintained a nearly 1,000-vote lead on Saturday after election officials finished a hand count of the ballots in the ...

National Group and Community Leaders Call on U.S. Dept. of Justice to Step in NY 13th Congressional District Election

Franklin Garcia | Posted 09.02.2012 | New York
Franklin Garcia

The Espaillat campaign is looking for answers and has taken the New York Board of Elections to the New York Supreme Court. The New York Board of Elections will need to answer key questions related to the vote count.

Charlie Rangel Race Becomes Another Election Fiasco

Dan Collins | Posted 09.01.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Election officials have screwed up their vote-counting mission and the democratic process has dwindled off into head-scratching confusion. This is not startling news. If there is one thing you can be sure about in an NYC election, it's that there will be screw-ups.

Rangel's Lead Shrinks Even More

Posted 07.02.2012 | New York

Representative Charlie Rangel's small lead over challenger Adriano Espaillat has gotten even smaller. The latest count shows a total of 18,075 votes f...

Gene Demby

Will Latino Voters Boot Charlie Rangel Out Of Office? | Gene Demby | Posted 06.26.2012 | Black Voices

HARLEM — On Monday, a navy blue van with a poster of Rep. Charlie Rangel on its side crawled through the late-evening traffic on Frederick Douglass ...


| Posted 06.26.2012 | New York

By Patrick Hedlund, DNAinfo News Editor NEW YORK CITY — New Yorkers take to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in a handful of hotly contested...

Matt Sledge

Charlie Rangel's Trademark Wit Challenged By Super PAC Onslaught | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Charlie Rangel still has it. The 82-year-old, 21-term member of Congress flashed his trademark wit at a debate on Monday to swat away a ve...

Oscar de la Renta Wants To Unseat Rangel

Posted 04.19.2012 | New York

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta is giving his support to Rep. Charlie Rangel's opponent in the race to represent the 15th Congressional District. ...