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The Latino Leadership Institute Leads

Tom Allon | Posted 06.19.2016 | Latino Voices
Tom Allon

There has never been a better time than now for the Latino Leadership institute and others like them to be educating young minds and preparing them for the political and social justice battles of the future.

Before We Gamble on Trade

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 06.12.2016 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

It makes no sense to gamble on a deal without securing tools that will allow America to remain a world leader. This can happen only when we make the American people a priority and take the necessary steps to enhance our workforce and transportation system, which is the greatest investment we can make in our future.

9 Donald Trump GIFs for You, Mr. Speaker

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

Speaker Boehner recently questioned President Barack Obama's plan to provide free community college for America's students. Instead of asking how our nation can afford this, we should be asking how our students can afford not to pursue higher education.

Our Sacred Obligation to America's Defenders

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

Our veterans should not continue to suffer pointlessly. Republicans need to do more than wave an American flag. Rather, they need to work with my Democratic colleagues to pass legislation that provides the VA with the funds it needs.

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 ...

Much Ado About Nothing on Obama's White Guy Appointees

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Their tenures in these positions often far out ran the tenure of the president that appointed them. But because they were largely nameless and faceless they got very little attention. Obama's appointments to the judiciary are a near textbook example of that. Few can name any of them.

Gene Demby

Can This Woman Defeat Congress' Most Powerful Black Lawmaker? | Gene Demby | Posted 03.08.2012 | Black Voices

Not long after Joyce Johnson posted an invitation to a campaign event on her Facebook page, several of the invitees received the following all-caps em...

The Disastrous Legacy of the Bush Tax Cuts

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

Our deficit will not be reduced by ending Medicare and Medicaid. It makes no economic sense; it certainly is not morally justifiable. We must honor the moral obligation that our country has to help the less fortunate among us.

Our Dereliction Of Duty In Time Of War

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

The act of sending our troops into harm's way without addressing it before Congress, the voice of those very people our presidents send to combat, must end. This is part of an unconstitutional trend that has become a norm.

Tribute To My Dear Friend, Secretary Ron Brown

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

I am proud that our nation remembers a dedicated public servant who devoted to promoting the basic American principles of equal opportunity and democracy throughout the world.

A Living Memoriam: Charles Rangel

Akim Reinhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Akim Reinhardt

Charles Rangel used to be my congressman. I never voted for him in any of his 20 elections, and I have no doubt about his guilt. Nevertheless, I feel a small stirring of loyalty as I agree with my former representative on one count.

No Tears for Charlie Rangel

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The political icon from New York is not only acting like a guilty man, he's acting like a crazy guilty man.

Rangel skates

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Shame Is the Name of the Game

Beth Shulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beth Shulman

The GOP are shameless in their arguments against Democratic approaches to health care reform. We need health care for every American, regardless of income, and the rich should pay their share.